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

Max Brown

Who was he on Mistresses? After the death of her terminally ill and very married lover, Katie took up with his twentysomething son, Sam Grey, played by Max Brown. As you can imagine, once Sam found out, things did not end well.

Where else on American TV might you see him? He portrayed Henry VIII‘s power-seeking brother-in-law Edward Seymour on The Tudors (which can now be seen Wednesdays at 9/8c on BBC America).

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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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