Marsha thomason.

Marsha thomason.

Marsha thomason

Best known for her role as Nessa Holt of "Las Vegas," Marsha Thomason developed an early interested in performing arts, earning A levels in Media Studies, Theatre Studies and Performing Arts before going on to get a Bachelor of Arts in English at Manchester Metropolitan University. She began her career as an actress on British TV in the early '90s, and went on to appear in programs like "Pie in the Sky," "Where the Heart Is," and "Playing the Field ." In 2001, she made her debut in the United States in the Martin Lawrence medieval comedy "Black Knight." In 2003, she starred opposite famed funnyman Eddie Murphy in "The Haunted Mansion," a family adventure inspired by the popular Disney World amusement park ride. In the year 2003 she also broke through on American television with her role as the sultry and excellent pit boss on "Las Vegas." After two seasons, Thomason left the show and went on to snag recurring roles on "Lost," "General Hospital," and "Make It or Break It." In 2008, she landed a role as a series regular on dramedy "Easy Money" but the show was short-lived, lasting only eight episodes. The following year, she joined the main cast of the USA crime drama "White Collar."

Actress Marsha Thomason began her career in British television, and moved quickly into starring roles opposite such Hollywood heavyweights as Eddie Murphy and James Caan. In 2003 she began appearing in the NBC series Las Vegas, which starred her opposite Caan's Las Vegas casino-surveillance chief in what quickly became one of the breakout shows of the fall season. "When I started in the series I knew nothing about gambling," she told John Millar of Glasgow's Daily Record. "I did not even know how to shuffle a deck of cards. Now I can do some neat tricks." (Source: biography.jrank.org)


British production group Argonon has unveiled its new factual production brand, Studio Leo, to the world after Rich House, Poor House and Dinner Date producer Claire Collinson-Jones has been quietly working on launching the outfit for around a year. Collinson-Jones, a former Hat Trick Productions and Remarkable TV executive, will become Studio Leo’s chief creative officer and has secured the outfit’s first commission: A series for ViacomCBS network Channel 5, titled 101 Years of Tesco, which delves into the history of the iconic UK supermarket. Commenting on Collinson-Jones’ arrival, Argonon CEO James Burstall said: “She is a gifted exec and is drawing together the strong heritage of the Leopard brand with a fresh new attitude. She is also helping us further converge our group with inter-company co-productions across UK and US, genres and brands.” (Source: deadline.com)



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