Most recently, Lawless had a recurring role on the fifth and sixth season of the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation as Diane Lewis, a single mother who falls for Ron Swanson (2012–2015), starred as Countess Palatine Ingrid Von Marburg on the WGN America series Salem (2015) and plays Ruby on Ash vs. and while filming in Ireland for the Discovery Channel in 2004, she told Ireland on Sunday: her father's family originated in Quilty, County Clare, and her great-grandfather arrived in New Zealand as a convict. She attended Marist College, Auckland, and at 18, like many young New Zealanders, she went on her "overseas experience", traveling through Europe and Australia with her future husband, Garth Lawless.
Her debut on television was two and a half seasons as a cast member of the New Zealand sketch comedy series "Funny Business" – after which she studied drama at the William Davis Centre for Actors Study in Vancouver.
Born in Singapore and raised in Houston, Texas, Tequila moved to Los Angeles in 2001 to pursue her modeling career.
After being featured in numerous men's magazines (including Playboy, Stuff and Maxim), she made her reality television debut on the VH1 show Surviving Nugent (2003).
Despite having strong online sales, the song failed to enter any charts.
But I loved my husband, Mark, and for a while our relationship was quite passionate,” Lavelle explains.
“He was from Belgium, and we’d met as teenagers when his brother had been my pen-pal.
Lavelle vividly remembers discussing married life with her university friends when she was in her early thirties, studying for her degree in biology as a mature student.
They were talking about how devastated they would be if their husbands were unfaithful.