Former Big Love star Chloe Sevigny is returning to TV with a guest role on NBC's Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
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Sources tell us that Sevigny will play a stay-at-home mom who is attacked and kidnapped while video-chatting with her husband, who's halfway around the world. She is slated to start shooting the episode next week. NBC declined to comment on the casting.Sevigny is the latest big-name actor to visit SVU
this season following Andre Braugher
and Harry Connick Jr.
, the latter of whom is currently appearing in a four-episode arc as the love interest of Mariska Hargitay
's Olivia Benson.
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Before her Golden Globe-winning role as sister wife Nicollette Grant on HBO's Big Love
, Sevigny made her television debut on Will & Grace
in 2004. On the big screen, she is best known for Oscar-nominated role opposite Hilary Swank
in Boys Don't Cry
. She has also appeared in such films as American Psycho
, Shattered Glass
, and Zodiac
and is reportedly attached to the upcoming biopic of porn star Linda Lovelace.
airs Wednesdays at 10/9c on NBC.