Lavin will reprise her role as Nana on the April 28 broadcast of the hit FOX series. The episode, according to TV Guide, concerns "Nana, who lures Sandy to Miami with a call regarding her soon-to-be-altar-ed state. Tagging along, Seth and Ryan indulge in some spring break action, not knowing that it could trigger a summer breakdown. Back at home, Kirsten's going-away dinner for Carter gets a little too tasty; and Marissa finds herself in a sticky situation after Trey resorts to his old ways." Linda Lavin received a Tony Award for her performance in Broadway Bound and was also nominated for her work in The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, The Diary of Anne Frank and Last of the Red Hot Lovers. She has also appeared on Broadway in The Sisters Rosensweig, Gypsy, The Enemy Is Dead, Paul Sills' Story Theater, Cop-Out, Something Different, It's a Bird . . . It's a Plane . . . It's Superman, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, The Riot Act and A Family Affair. Lavin is also known to TV audiences for her award-winning work on the comedy series "Alice."
"The O.C." airs in the metropolitan area on FOX-TV Channel 5 from 8-9 PM ET; check local listings. For more information, visit www.fox.com.