Beau Bridges to Guest Star on The Closer

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Earlier this week, The Closer ended its summer run.

The series won't return until December, but here's a fun casting tidbit to keep fans interested until then:

Beau Bridges will appear in one episode of the Kyra Sedgwick drama, portraying  George Andrews, a former partner of Provenza. The character comes back to help close a case that has been turned over on appeal.

Beau Bridges

TV Guide first reported this news.

Bridges was last seen as Wisteria Lane's resident handy man on the 100th episode of Desperate Housewives. He earned an Emmy nomination for the role.

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