Her husband chose to take a leave of absence to care for her.

The tumor, which was benign, was found on the right side of her brain in late June 2016.

And to keep up, even the more cost-conscious broadcast and basic cable networks are making exceptions to their usual pay ceilings.

“Networks and streaming services that are trying to launch themselves will go beyond what is appropriate to grab a big-ticket item,” says a top rep from one of Hollywood’s key talent agencies.

Dozens of agents, managers, and studio and network execs contacted for this story agreed to candidly address the touchy subject of actor salaries, but only on the condition that they could speak off the record.

Not too long ago, pay for top-level talent on broadcast or basic cable would often max out at $125,000.

In 2013, Holiday was one of three national team players along with Becky Sauerbrunn and Nicole Barnhart to be allocated to FC Kansas City for the inaugural season of the National Women's Soccer League as part of the NWSL Player Allocation.

The team advanced to the playoffs but were defeated 2–3 by Portland Thorns FC during the semi-finals. Holiday led the United States team with seven assists in five games at the 2012 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Vancouver, British Columbia including four assists during the U. She played in all six games at the 2012 Summer Olympics, starting five.Holiday became the first player in UCLA history to earn NSCAA/adidas First-Team All-America honors all four years of her career.At UCLA, she set new school records for points (173) and game-winning goals (28); and tied the career school record in goals with 71.It allows showrunners to cast master thespians to perform their works, actors to see their paychecks rise, and viewers to feast on good TV.One studio chief says he’s alarmed by the quick escalation in salary asks across town, even among midrange actors.She had 31 career assists, second place in the record book.