Major House Casting News: Who is Cuddy's Mom?

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House has hired a multiple-time Emmy Award winner and Oscar nominee to play a key role on season seven.

Candice Bergen, best known for her iconic title character on Murphy Brown for 10 years and later as a cast member on Boston Legal, will come aboard the Fox hit as Cuddy's mother.

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According to Entertainment Weekly, Bergen will appear on multiple episodes.

House returns with a new season on Monday. We hear Hugh Laurie's love-filled doctor will be withholding a secret from his new girlfriend when season seven premieres. Wonder what it could be.

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I love this woman! I can't wait to see the dynamic between Cuddy and her mum, especially since this will be played by Bergen...