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Former Office star Melora Hardin has been tapped for a guest role on ABC's new drama Killer Women, has learned exclusively.

Hardin, who also recurred on USA's Monk, will play Nan Reed, the long-suffering spouse of a yahoo husband who browbeats Nan into getting plastic surgery whenever the mood strikes. Or at least he does until she's finally had enough.

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Killer Women
stars Battlestar Galactica's Tricia Helfer as Molly Parker, the only woman in an elite squad of Texas Rangers. The midseason drama also stars Michael Trucco as Molly's brother, Jeffrey Nordling as her estranged ex and Marc Blucas as the DEA agent with whom she's having an affair.

Besides playing Jan on The Office and Tony Shalhoub's deceased wife on Monk, Hardin is known for her roles in the films 17 Again and 27 Dresses. She most recently starred on the short-lived NBC series Outlaw and TBS' The Wedding Band.

Killer Women premieres on ABC at midseason.