Sissy Spacek Joins Big Love

Actress will play lobbyist in show's 4th season
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 17, 2009 12:41 PM CDT
In this image released by HBO, the cast of the HBO series, "Big Love," from left, Ginnifer Goodwin, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Bill Paxton and Chloe Sevigny, are shown.   (AP Photo/HBO, Lacey Terrell)
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(Newser) – Sissy Spacek will join the cast of HBO’s Big Love, the LA Times reports. Spacek will be a regular cast member on the show’s upcoming fourth season, playing a DC lobbyist. Her first appearance comes in the third episode. Spacek raises the cast’s profile considerably: she won a best-actress Oscar in 1980 and has been nominated five other times.