From ‘Fringe’ to ‘Smash': How ‘Mistresses’ Have Invaded U.S. TV

Orla Brady

Who is she on Mistresses? Siobhan, a part-time lawyer and divorcée who is raising a child as a single mother.

Where else on American TV might you have seen her? She has a recurring part on Fringe as the grief-stricken mother Elisabeth Bishop. (Spoilers: one of her Fringe co-stars is also a Mistresses alum. Keep clicking to learn his or her identity.)

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Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself—he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri—he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.
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