Former Days of Our Lives star Krista Allen will guest-star on the freshman season of TNT's new drama Perception, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
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Perception stars Will & Grace's Eric McCormack as Dr. Daniel Pierce, an eccentric neuroscientist and university professor who helps the FBI solve complex criminal cases.
Allen will play Allison Bannister, a wealthy alumna/widow who is a fan of Pierce's work. Naturally, university administrators will use Pierce to convince Bannister to fund the construction of a new life sciences building on campus.
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The series, which also stars Arjay Smith
and Kelly Rowan
, is currently in production on its first season. It is scheduled to premiere in Summer 2012.
Besides her work on Days
, Allen is known for her roles in Baywatch Hawaii, The Starter Wife
, What About Brian?, Liar Liar
and Anger Management