According to Deadline.com, stage and screen actor Victor Garber will star in the upcoming NBC drama pilot NOTORIOUS. The project is from Universal TV and BermanBraun with a script by Liz Heldens.
The show is described as "an opulent soap in which a female detective returns undercover to the wealthy Lawson family she grew up in, as the maid’s daughter, to solve the murder of the notorious heiress who was once her closest friend. The actor will portray Robert Lawson, the patriarch of the family and CEO of Lawson Pharmaceuticals. His character is described as "a spectacularly wealthy man with a mansion in Greenwich, Connecticut, with four children, a second wife and a mistress, and he expects immediate obedience from everyone within his circle of family and friends."
Victor Garber's extensive list of Broadway credits include four Tony ® Award nominations for his work in Damn Yankees, Lend Me A Tenor, Deathtrap and Little Me. He also appeared in the original cast of Godspell.
Garber is well-known to television audiences for his roles on the hit series Alias and Eli Stone. He appeared in the SHOWTIME series Web Therapy opposite Lisa Kudrow. His other television credits include the ABC miniseries Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows, for which he was nominated for an Emmy. He also starred in ABC’s musical versions of Annie and The Music Man.
In film, Garber has appeared in Titanic, Sleepless in Seattle, The First Wives Club, You Again and Milk.