Emmy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Tammy Blanchard will make her "The Big C" debut on Sunday, May 13 at 9:30 pm on Showtime. Landing a 3 episode recurring role on the hit television series, Blanchard will appear as Giselle, a sexy, uninhibited, and married Pilate's instructor whose relationship with Sean Tolkey (John Benjamin Hickey) starts to obscure his once conventional life.
The Big C follows suburban housewife Cathy Jamison (Laura Linney) as she attempts to take back her life when diagnosed with cancer. Currently on its third season, The Big C began in 2010 and has since become an award winning series.
Blanchard was nominated for a Tony Award in 2012 for her performance in HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING and is best known for her portrayal of the young Judy Garland in "Life With Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows" (Emmy Award, Golden Globe and AFI nominations). Her Broadway credits include Gypsy (Tony nomination, Theatre World Award). She was most recently seen in the film Moneyball. Blanchard's other film credits include The Good Shepherd, Bella, Cadillac Records and Rabbit Hole, and she recently completed The Music Never Stopped, Certainty, Union Square and Burning Blue. Her television credits include "A Gifted Man", "We Were the Mulvaneys," "Sybil," "Living Proof," "Amish Grace," "The Good Wife," "Law & Order: SVU", "Guiding Light", and the original Lifetime TV movie, "Of Two Minds."