Tony and five-time Emmy winner John Larroquette recently wrapped his run in the Broadway election drama The Best Man, and now he’ll return to the world of politics in Infamous, a new mid-season drama on NBC. According to Deadline.com, the Night Court alum will have a recurring role as Senator Dwight Haverstock, a stalwart politician with a mysterious history. No filming or premiere dates for the new series have been set.
In the new TV thriller, Senator Haverstock (Larroquette) is the estranged best friend of Robert Bowers, played by Broadway vet Victor Garber. Bowers, who owns a successful pharmaceutical company, is shocked to discover that his daughter Vivian has been murdered. Meagan Good stars as Joanna Locasto, a detective who goes undercover to retrieve information about the prime suspects, the Lawson family. The catch? Twenty years ago Joanna was Vivian’s best friend and practically grew up at the Bowers’ house. These days however the family doesn’t even recognize her.
Larroquette won a Tony for his Broadway debut in How to Succeed Without Really Trying. This spring he starred as Secretary William Russell in The Best Man. Best known as abrasive attorney Dan Fielding on Night Court, Larroquette’s many film and TV credits include McBride, The John Larroquette Show, Boston Legal, Southland Tales, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Law and Order: SVU and White Collar.
Click below to see Garber discuss the deadly new series!