In her ABC drama series Rebel, showrunner Krista Vernoff has Abigail Spencer, an actress who participated Timeless and Grey’s AnatomySo where can you see Spencer in the new show? Here are all the deets.
ABC’s Rebel will join the network’s lineup on Thursday Grey’s Anatomy and Station 19The show is based on the life of American activist Erin Brockovich, who will be played by Married. With children and Sons of lawlessnessis Katey Sagal.
This is the sixth show that Abigail Spencer & Vernoff have collaborated on. The list contains Grey’s Anatomy Private practice, pilots Grace and Introducing Lennie Rose, as well as the 2015 short Stars
In RebelWill play Spencer Misha, a cardiothoracic surgeon who fears she has accidentally injured dozens of patients due to her lack of knowledge about the Stonemore heart valve.
The subject matter of the show
The show’s official synopsis reads: “Inspired by Erin Brockovich’s life today, Annie ‘Rebel’ Bello is a legal attorney without a law degree. She is a funny, messy, brilliant and fearless woman who desperately cares about the causes she fights for and the people she loves. If Rebel is committed to a fight she believes in, she will win almost any prize. “
Vernoff added that Brockovich is a thrillingly candid topic, joking on an ABC panel: “If Erin edited himself more effectively, we’d have a much less exciting, dramatic TV show.”
On Rebel, the Timeless alum will join a star-studded cast including Mary McDonnell, Sharon Lawrence, Dan Bucatinsky, Adam Arkin, Mo McRae, Daniella Garcia, Andy Garcia, John Corbett, James Lesure, Tamala Jones and Sam Palladio.
How Abigail Spencer got her start
Abigail Spencer was born in Gulf Breeze, Santa Rosa County, Florida, to Lydia Ann Brown and surfer Yancy Spencer III. Spencer has claimed she is part Cherokee.
Spencer’s Hollywood breakthrough came when she played Rebecca “Becca” Tyree on the beloved ABC soap All my childrenShe was on the show from 1999 to 2001. After leaving the show, she bounced from guest role to guest role on critically acclaimed TV shows such as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation How I met your mother Private practice, and Castle
She also scored the role of blogging enthusiast in Twix ads, as well as playing a love interest of Don Draper on AMC’s Crazy men in 2011. In 2011, Spencer got a lead role in Krista Vernoff’s drama GraceThis was her second time working with Vernoff, as she had previously appeared Introducing Lennie Rose in 2005. After Grace, Spencer was given a role as Dr. Erin Jameson Hawthorne, and Dana “Scottie” Scott on To grab
Spencer’s Movie Career
Around 2010 Timeless star Abigail Spencer started a prolific film career. She appeared in In my sleep (2010), Cowboys and Aliens (2011), This means war (2012), Chasing Mavericks (2012), The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (2013), and Oz the great and mighty (2013).
Spencer also starred in the indie drama A beautiful now, and her performance earned her a nomination for Best Actress at the Madrid International Film Festival. In 2014 she starred in the drama comedy This is where I leave you, next to Jason Bateman.
Many people have praised Spencer’s acting. Variety once called the actress “wonderfully talented”, and claimed her character in it Timeless was someone ‘whose main personality traits are’ smart ‘and’ courageous ‘.’ ‘
The New York Times confirmed these statements, arguing that “Abigail Spencer is good as Lucy, the feisty historian who is the show’s central character”. Deadline Hollywood was not resold Timelesshowever claim it was a sin of Spencer’s talents.
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