Debi Mazar will guest-star in the Season 2 premiere of TNT's HawthoRNe, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
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Mazar, an Entourage
cast member and former Dancing with the Stars
contestant, will play Donna Alberghetti, an old friend of chief nurse Christina Hawthorne (Jada Pinkett Smith
). Mazar's character turns up at the hospital with an unidentified illness a few days before her wedding. The nature of the illness and the treatment raise some serious questions for Alberghetti's fiancé.
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Mazar, 45, is best known for tough-talking roles in films such as Goodfellas
. She has a recurring role on Entourage
as brassy publicist Shauna Roberts. Besides guest-starring roles on Ugly Betty
Mazar also competed in the ninth season of Dancing with the Stars
's second season premieres Tuesday, June 22 at 10/9c.