Lauren Ambrose joins Torchwood

Actress Lauren Ambrose, who played the rebellious, artistic Claire Fisher on HBO’s beloved mortuary series “Six Feet Under,” is the latest familiar name to join the “Torchwood: Miracle Day” cast. Ambrose will appear in seven of the planned 10 episodes of the popular “Dr. Who” spin-off, which will air on the Starz network beginning in July. Her character, Jilly Kitzinger, is a public relations guru with a very important new client. Production on the series began earlier this month.