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Maura Tierney Joins 'The Affair'

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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 09: Actress Maura Tierney attends The 67th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 9, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions) | Getty
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Maura Tierney has joined "The Affair."

"The Affair" follows two marriages and an affair that disrupts them. The drama will be told from the male and female perspective.

According to TVLine, the "ER" veteran will play Helen, the wife of Dominic West's character Noah in the Showtime drama pilot. Ruth Wilson will also appear in the pilot as Alison, a young married woman who works at a pancake house and is trying to piece her life back together in the wake of a tragedy.

West's character, a father of four, makes Alison question the choices she's made. Tierney's character will see her foundation shaken by Noah's affair, according to TVLine.

Sarah Treem wrote the original script with Hagai Levi. The duo first worked together on "In Treatment."

Tierney recently recurred on "The Good Wife" Season 4.

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