Stephen Root Joins Cast of 24 for Multiple Episodes

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Stephen Root - who got his big break on the underrated sitcom Newsradio and appeared as a vampire on True Blood - will come aboard season eight of 24 for a few episodes

The versatile actor will portray Ben Prady, a Department of Corrections officer that investigates the disappearances of a parolee.

Stephen Root

Root will next be seen in the George Clooney movie Men Who Stare at Goats.

He joins Freddie Prinze Jr., Katee Sackhoff and David Anders as recognizable faces on the eighth season of 24.

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