After a battle with breast cancer Maura Tierney is returning the television. The actress had to drop out of Parenthood, a show she was doing these NBC promotional pictures for, in order to undergo treatment. The role eventually went to Lauren Graham.
Tierney will be reprising her role as Denis Leary‘s love interest, Kelly McPhee, on Rescue Me. I never really watched her in Rescue Me or in scrubs on ER, but I will always lover her for being Lisa on News Radio. Thankfully she is well and getting back to work.
“[Tierney] has finished treatment and is doing very well and is happy to move forward with the next phase of her life,” said her rep