In the Loop
Alumni News : Sep 8, 2016

SOTD alumnus lands role in Showtime drama

By Mandy McDade

UF distinguished alumnus and graduate of School of Theatre + Dance Stephen Root (BA Acting ’72) has booked a guest spot on the fourth season of Showtime’s award-winning drama “Masters of Sex.” Root is set to play Harvey Toplin, the co-owner of a sex clinic alongside his wife Marcia, played by Root’s real-life wife Romy Rosemont. The season premieres on Sunday, September 11th at 10 p.m.

Root is the namesake of the Stephen Root Acting Studio, after a generous donation to SOTD in 2003. Currently, Root and Rosemont have set up a scholarship fund, the Stephen Root Theatre and Dance Fund, to support students in the SOTD