Tony Winner Christian Borle Lands Next TV Role

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22 May 2014

Christian Borle
Christian Borle
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Tony Award-winning Peter and the Starcatcher and "Smash" star Christian Borle will join the second season of the Showtime drama "Masters of Sex."

Borle will recur in the guest starring role of Frank Masters, William Masters' brother, portrayed on the series by Michael Sheen.

Borle joins a line up of guest stars including Betsy Brandt, Sarah Silverman, Keke Palmer, Courtney B. Vance and Rene Auberjonois.

The series also stars Lizzy Caplan, Caitlin Fitzgerald, Teddy Sears and Annaleigh Ashford.

"Masters of Sex," is based on "real-life pioneers of human sexuality, William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the series chronicles their unusual lives, romance and pop culture trajectory. Their research touched off the sexual revolution and took them from a mid-western teaching hospital in St. Louis to the cover of Time magazine. The series is an adaptation of Thomas Maier's book 'Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, The Couple Who Taught America How To Love.'"



Season two will premiere July 13 at 10 PM on Showtime.