Americans Ups Susan Misner to Series Regular

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The LaSalleHolland Tribeca Film Festival Party At MarqueeThe Americans has promoted Susan Misner to series regular status, effective with Season 2, which was greenlit two weeks ago.

On the FX drama, Misner plays Sandra Beeman, the wife of FBI agent Stan (played by Noah Emmerich).

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Misner currently also recurs on The Following (as Kevin Bacon’s TV sister), Person of Interest (as Reese’s deceased-but-flashback-friendly girlfriend Jessica), The Good Wife (as Michael J. Fox’s Mrs.) and, imminently, ABC’s Nashville (where she’ll offer Deacon an alternative to Rayna).

She has come a long way from drowning at the Buchanans’ summer house.

What do you make of this development, my fellow Americans? Should we read anything into it?



Comments (12)

  • Susan Misner, you are everywhere right now! Good for you.

    Comment by Emily – March 8, 2013 03:51 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Good for her now upgrade margo martindale or get her ass to horror story pronto

    Comment by jim – March 8, 2013 04:01 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Martindale should totally be on American Horror Story!

      Comment by Teag – March 8, 2013 04:21 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • More drama in the Beeman household…and thats a good thing since their marriage is just as interesting as the Jennings’

    Comment by LaurenTVEA (@LaurenTVEA) – March 8, 2013 04:16 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Big congrats to her and I daresay a heck of a lot of Nashville fans will be very happy with this news – IF, of course, Nashville gets another season.

    Comment by Greg – March 8, 2013 04:42 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Good for her! Will be pleased to see the Beeman marriage dynamic more

    Comment by schu – March 8, 2013 06:35 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • So this means Stan will be back in season 2? Aww I was hoping for a new villain next season. :/

    Comment by Thejesscen – March 9, 2013 04:14 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • 5 episodes in and already the soapy subplots are running out of control.

    Can we PLEASE have some more spying, and a bit less soapiness…. Please!

    Comment by Silvio – March 9, 2013 04:50 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I’m with Silvio. It’s great to show the human elements of being a deep undercover spy, but the last thing I want to follow is the state of Stan Beeman’s relationship with his wife, no matter how great an actor Susan Misner might be. At least Episode 6, Trust Me, seemed to be mostly back on track after Episode 5 started veering into soap territory.

      Comment by MC Maine – March 9, 2013 07:14 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • There will definitely be something fishy with her and her FBI husband. I think she too is a spy or perhaps a higher level FBI or NSA keeping tabs on her weirdo husband (something odd about him.) Like this show, still not sure what’s exactly going to happen but I like it.

    Comment by Ali – March 9, 2013 11:20 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I bet she’s a Russian sleeper agent or something.

    Comment by Mikael – March 13, 2013 09:23 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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