Jesse L. Martin Joins 'Smash' As Recurring

EXCLUSIVE: Law & Order alum Jesse L. Martin is returning to NBC with a recurring role on the network’s musical drama Smash. He will play Scott Welker, an Artistic Director of a theater company who has history with a couple of the characters, and I hear he may get involved with Debra Messing’s Julia. Martin is one of several high-profile recurring guest stars on the upcoming second season of Smash¬†along with Jennifer Hudson and Sean Hayes. He has strong Broadway credentials joining a show set on Broadway — he was an original cast member of hit musical Rent¬†among other stage roles. Martin, repped by ICM Partners and manager Bob McGowan, was most recently seen in the feature Joyful Noise.

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