‘Walking Dead’ Star Emily Kinney Joins ‘Masters of Sex’

Actress, who played Beth in AMC horror hit, to appear in multi-episode arc of Showtime series

Last Updated: July 6, 2015 @ 3:51 PM

“The Walking Dead” actress Emily Kinney has joined Season 3 of Showtime series “Masters of Sex,” which stars Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan as famed sex researchers William Masters and Virginia Johnson.

Kinney will appear in a multi-episode arc as “Nora,” Bill and Libby Masters’ neighbor as a child who returns in her 20s and volunteers to become a sex surrogate in the next phase of Masters and Johnson’s research.

Best known as Beth Greene on AMC’s hit horror series, Kinney has also appeared in recurring roles and guest appearances on television shows including “The Following,” “The Good Wife,” “The Big C,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” and “Law & Order: SVU,” and has an upcoming role on Season 2 of Clive Owen Cinemax series “The Knick.”

Kinney’s musical talents have been featured on TV, in musical theater and in her own releases.

Kinney is repped by Paradigm, Anonymous Content and Frankfurt Kurnit.

Set in 1966, “Masters of Sex” Season 3 brings big change. Masters and Johnson find themselves in the glare of the national spotlight as their controversial sex study is finally unveiled. Their work will have a profound impact on contemporary relationships, especially their own evolving three-way “marriage” with Masters’ wife Libby (Caitlin FitzGerald).

The series is an adaptation of Thomas Maier’s book “Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, The Couple Who Taught America How To Love.”

“Masters of Sex,” was developed for television by Michelle Ashford, who also serves as an executive producer. The series is also executive-produced by Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly, Amy Lippman, Dave Flebotte and Judith Verno. Sheen, Tammy Rosen and Thomas Maier serve as producers. “Masters of Sex” is produced by Sony Pictures Television.

The Season 3 premiere of “Masters of Sex” was released on YouTube on July 2. New episodes air Sundays on Showtime at 10 p.m. ET, beginning with its July 12 premiere.