THE NANNY's Nicholle Tom Joins Showtime's MASTERS OF SEX in Recurring Role

Nicholle Tom has joined the cast of Masters of Sex in a recurring role, the series, an adaptation of Thomas Maier's book, stars Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan as real-life pioneers of the science of human sexuality, William Masters and Virginia Johnson, and chronicles their unusual lives, romance and pop culture trajectory. Tom will play Maureen, the more established figure at the brothel. She is not happy to be asked to volunteer to be part Dr. Masters (Michael Sheen) medical demonstrations. Maureen is comfortable with her sexuality. She is not afraid to speak her mind.

Masters Of Sex is produced by Sony Pictures TV. The actress best know for her roles on The Nanny and Beethoven movie series. Recently starred in the feature Hang Loose. Tom is represented by Brandi Gold at Talent Works, manager Christopher Nathaniel.

Masters of Sex is a one-hour drama starring acclaimed actors Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan, who will portray the real-life pioneers of the science of human sexuality, William Masters and Virginia Johnson.

The series chronicles the unusual lives, romance, and pop culture trajectory of Masters and Johnson. Their research touched off the sexual revolution and took them from a mid-western teaching hospital in St. Louis to the cover of Time magazine and nearly a dozen appearances on Johnny Carson's couch.

Caitlin Fitzgerald (It's Complicated), Nicholas D'Agosto (Heroes), and Teddy Sears (American Horror Story) also star. Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning actor Beau Bridges and Emmy Award winner Margo Martindale also star.

The series is an adaptation of Thomas Maier's book Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, The Couple Who Taught America How to Love. The pilot was directed by Academy Award nominee John Madden (Shakespeare in Love, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel).

Produced by Sony Pictures Television, Michelle Ashford (The Pacific) and Sarah Timberman and Carl Beverly (Justified, A Gifted Man) serve as executive producers.

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