What will you do with the opportunities you’re given?

Regardless of how small they seem at the time?

When the pilot for NBC’s Timeless was shot, Claudia Doumit’s role only had a couple of lines – a technician that was little more than a Background Actor.

But she made the most of it, and continued to do so with her scenes in subsequent episodes. Now, not only was she was a crucial part of the final two episodes of this season, but is set up to play a critical role in the next one, assuming the show’s renewed, which looks good at this point.