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

Anna Torv

Who did she play on Mistresses? Alex, Jessica’s lesbian lover in the first season of Mistresses.

Where else on American TV might you have seen her? The Aussie star is now a bonafide sci-fi goddess as Olivia Dunham on the Fox’s much-beloved (if not highly rated) series Fringe.

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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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