Meet 'Masters of Sex's' Annaleigh Ashford: A 'Real Housewives' addict, plus 13 more facts

If you know Annaleigh Ashford, it's likely from her Tony-nominated work in the Broadway musical "Kinky Boots." Aside from a handful of one-off guest appearances on shows like "Law & Order" and "Nurse Jackie," the actress hasn't had much of a presence on TV. That, however, is about to change.As lesbian prostitute Betty DiMello in the new Showtime series "Masters of Sex," premiering Sunday (Sept. 29), Ashford goes for broke in a daring role, striking a deal with Michael Sheen's Dr. Masters -- helping move his study into her brothel, if he'll help her untie her tubes so she can have a baby and settle down for a "normal" life with a man. Do we even need to mention the series takes place in the '50s?Ashford strikes such a captivating presence in the series, and for that reason, she is one of Zap2it's Ones to Watch for the 2013-14 season. Get to know her better...


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