Nadine Tolliver
Name: Nadine Tolliver
Nationality: Flag of the United States American
Alias(es): Carlotta Taniston
Affiliation: US State Department
Profession: Chief of Staff
Sibling(s): Unnamed Sister
Marital status: Single
Significant other(s): Mike Barnow (dating)

Glenn (ex-boyfriend)
Vincent Marsh (affair)

Children: Roman (son)
Played by: Bebe Neuwirth
Season: 1
First episode: 1
First appeared: Pilot

Nadine Tolliver was Elizabeth McCord's Chief of Staff.

Biography Edit

University Edit

She attended Cornell University. In 1984, she wrote her senior thesis on Charlotte Brontë under the supervision of Dr. Malcolm Taniston, a world-renowned scholar on Victorian literature. This would later inspired the alias she used, Carlotta Taniston, when she was involved with Vincent Marsh.

Career Edit

She worked under the previous US Secretary of State, Vincent Marsh as the US State Department Chief of Staff. Nadine started working for Marsh after she graduated from law school when Marsh was just a senator. She continued her work as the Chief of Staff when Elizabeth McCord became the US Secretary of State, leaving at the end of season 4.

Relationships Edit

She was involved in a 6-year affair with Vincent Marsh since his time as a senator. This ended with his untimely death. She also dated a NASA administrator named Glenn, and dated Mike B. for a short while.

Trivia Edit