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Allison Janney Joins 'The Big C's' Roster of Guest Stars

Allison Janney Joins 'The Big C's' Roster of Guest Stars

Showtime’s The Big C just keeps nabbing the big talent! The darkly comic show that stars Laura Linney as Cathy, a woman with cancer, has just landed Emmy winner Allison Janney to play a Hollywood producer trying to buy the right’s to Cathy’s and her husband’s life story

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Showtime’s The Big C just keeps nabbing the big talent! The darkly comic show that stars Laura Linney as Cathy, a woman with cancer, has just landed Emmy winner Allison Janney to play a Hollywood producer trying to buy the right’s to Cathy’s and her husband’s life story, according toThe Hollywood Reporter.

Last month it was announced that Susan Sarandon would guest on the hit series as a cancer survivor who uses her experience to inspire and motivate others, THR reported.

Janney is a four-time Emmy winner for The West Wing, starred on Broadway in the role Lily Tomlin originated in the film in 9 to 5: The Musical and played Meryl Streep’s partner in The Hours. 

Out actress and cancer survivor Cynthia Nixon famously guest starred on The Big C's first  season. 

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Tracy E. Gilchrist

Tracy E. Gilchrist is the VP, Executive Producer of Entertainment for the Advocate Channel. A media veteran, she writes about the intersections of LGBTQ+ equality and pop culture. Previously, she was the editor-in-chief of The Advocate and the first feminism editor for the 55-year-old brand. In 2017, she launched the company's first podcast, The Advocates. She is an experienced broadcast interviewer, panel moderator, and public speaker who has delivered her talk, "Pandora's Box to Pose: Game-changing Visibility in Film and TV," at universities throughout the country.

Tracy E. Gilchrist is the VP, Executive Producer of Entertainment for the Advocate Channel. A media veteran, she writes about the intersections of LGBTQ+ equality and pop culture. Previously, she was the editor-in-chief of The Advocate and the first feminism editor for the 55-year-old brand. In 2017, she launched the company's first podcast, The Advocates. She is an experienced broadcast interviewer, panel moderator, and public speaker who has delivered her talk, "Pandora's Box to Pose: Game-changing Visibility in Film and TV," at universities throughout the country.