Kelli Williams embraces 'Army Wives,' Susan Lucci and Lifetime


Kelli Williams has gone many places in her series work, but for the first time, she's now a military spouse.The former co-star of "The Practice" and "Lie to Me" has joined the cast of the Lifetime drama "Army Wives," which continues its just-started sixth season Sunday (March 18). Williams' newest alter ego, Jackie Clarke, is a major general's (Robert John Burke) ambitious wife who wants him named corp commander of the fictional Fort Marshall as much as Claudia Joy Holden (Kim Delaney) wants it for her similarly ranked husband (Brian McNamara).Joining "Army Wives" was a fairly quick and easy process, Williams tells Zap2it. "I was happy to have some time off after 'Lie to Me,' though I was bummed when it ended. Tim [Roth] and I were ready for more, and I felt the writing was just getting going, but you never know. It's amazing how many shows don't make it past the pilot, let alone...


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