Lehigh Valley actress Kate Micucci has been cast in a recurring role on "The Big Bang Theory" as "a potential love interest for the confirmed bachelor Raj," according to the Hollywood Reporter and Wikipedia.
The Hollywood Reporter says she will make her debut on the Valentine's Day episode of the CBS comedy.
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Born in New Jersey and raised in the Nazareth area, Micucci appeared in five episodes of "Scrubs," is a recurring character on "Raising Hope," and has had guest roles on "Malcolm in the Middle," "'Til Death" and " How I Met Your Mother."
Micucci has appeared in ten movies and performs in Los Angeles as half of the musical duo "Garfunkel and Oates." She also performs the musical-comedy act "Playin' with Micucci" at the Steve Allen Theater in L.A.
Micucci has more than 29,000 likes on Facebook.