Kristin Chenoweth Recovering After "The Good Wife" Accident

By: CBS News, Posted by Chelsey Moran
By: CBS News, Posted by Chelsey Moran

(CBS News) Actress Kristin Chenoweth has left the hospital after being injured on the New York set of CBS' drama "The Good Wife."
The 43-year-old actress is at home recovering after being hit on the head by a piece of set equipment that fell in a gust of wind on Wednesday, her publicist Jill Fritzo told CBSNews.com in a statement.

Chenoweth was taken to a hospital after being treated by medics on the set.

In a statement, Chenoweth thanked everyone "for their prayers and good wishes."

CBS Television Studios released a statement to CBSNews.com following the incident: "This afternoon, while filming a scene for The Good Wife in Brooklyn, a gust of wind blew a lighting silk out of place striking actress Kristin Chenoweth. She received treatment on the scene by the show's medic until a New York Fire Department emergency medical team arrived and transported her to the hospital. All of us at the studio and the show are thinking about Kristin and wishing her a quick recovery."

On "The Good Wife," Chenoweth portrays a "top-of-her-game political reporter" who wants to know more about Peter Florrick's (Chris Noth) campaign and marriage to Alicia (Julianna Margulies). The new season of "The Good Wife" premieres Sept. 30.

Chenoweth took home a Tony Award for her role in Broadway's "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown." She also won an Emmy for her work on the TV series "Pushing Daisies." She has appeared on "Glee" and "Hot in Cleveland," and has a role in the upcoming film, "Hit and Run," which opens in theaters on Aug. 24.


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