Fans of Sara Rue have not seen the last of her latest character Dr. Stephanie Barnett on The Big Bang Theory
. The 29-year-old actress, who is perhaps best known for her role as Claudia Casey on the sitcom Less than Perfect
, made her return to primetime TV last night as she made her debut on the sitcom created and executive produced by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady for CBS. But according to TV Guide
, the well-regarded comedian will be lingering The Big Bang Theory
for quite some time as she has been tapped for a multi-episode run as Leonard's brand new girlfriend.
"The Lizard-Spock Expansion," the most recent episode of The Big Bang Theory
, saw a smitten
Wolowitz, who thinks he's found his soul mate until the woman, Dr. Stephanie Barnett (Sara Rue) meets Leonard. More comedy are in store for Sara Rue on The Big Bang Theory
so fans will just have to stay tuned every Monday at 8pm ET/PT to find out.
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Prior to The Big Bang Theory
, Sara Rue played the recurring character Naomi on CBS' Two and a Half Men
. She also appeared as Amanda McCafferty on several installments of the action drama The Division
. Furthermore, she made her mark on television with roles on the teen drama Popular
as Carnen Ferrara and as Joyce, the compulsive overeating sister of Grace Adler (Debra Messing
), on the NBC sitcom Will & Grace.
Apart from the small screen, Rue has also acquired work on the big screen as she has been cast in Not Since You,
an upcoming drama film about a tight-knit group of college friends who graduated from NYU the year of 9/11. In this movie, Rue co-stars with Desmond Harrington, Kathleen Robertson, Christian Kane and Will Estes of American Dreams
Additionally, Rue is also working on For Christ's Sake
, a comedy flick written by The Guild
's Jeff Lewis. Slated to air in 2009, the movie also stars Alex Borstein, Will Sasso, Kyle Bornheimer, and Armin Shimerman, among others.
Last but not the least, Rue can also be seen in Spaced,
an American version of the British show of the same name that features a pair of strangers posing as a married couple in order to rent an apartment.
-Kris De Leon, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
Source: TV Guide
(Image courtesy of CBS)