Also in Two Upcoming Feature Films: Awesomeness’ “SHOVEL BUDDIES” and Indie Dark Comedy “THE PETAL PUSHERS”
LOS ANGELES (August 27, 2015) – Veteran character actress ROBERTA E. BASSIN will emerge in an all-new Season 3 episode of Showtime’s hit crime-drama series, RAY DONOVAN, on September 6, 2015.
The show chronicles the life of ‘Ray Donovan’ (Liev Schreiber), a professional "fixer" for the rich and famous in Los Angeles, who can make anyone's problems disappear except those created by his own family. Bassin surfaces as the character ‘Dot’, stepping into the chaotic and gritty world that is RAY DONOVAN.
Bassin was thrilled at the opportunity, adding “Working on ‘Ray Donovan’ was an incredibly artistic and enriching experience. It was wonderful to work and receive that special collaborative interaction between talented generous actors, director and crew members.”
Set for release in 2016, Bassin will appear in the comedy film, SHOVEL BUDDIES, from DreamWorks Animation-owned Awesomeness. The 2013 Black List script by Jason Mark Hellerman revolves around four teen who must conquer a “shovel list” of activities left behind by their recently deceased friend. Bassin joins a talented cast, which includes Disney Channel alum Bella Thorne and YouTube star Kian Lawley.
Also coming soon, Bassin appears as ‘Selma’ in the kooky dark comedy, THE PETAL PUSHERS, from writer/director Bob Torrance. The film follows two sisters in the flower business facing off against a suspicious step-father as a smitten detective discovers love doesn't mix with his duties as an officer of the law.
Bassin has been a well-established actress in Hollywood for many years. Most notably, she had stand-out roles in the Emmy and Golden Globe winner “Indictment: The McMartin Trial” and the film classic “Barfly” opposite Mickey Rourke. She also appeared in Clint Eastwood’s acclaimed film “J. Edgar” opposite Leonardo DiCaprio. Her credits also consist of numerous television shows, including “Major Crimes,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Criminal Minds,” “Crossing Jordan”, “E.R.,” "The Pretender,” “American Dreams” and many more.
Bassin has also received high-praise for her live one-woman theatrical show “Amelia Earhart: In Her Own Words,” which dives into the aviation legends childhood, flight adventures, women's rights, and beyond.
Roberta E. Bassin is represented by Laura Lichen Management.
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