The Office Casts Andy's Parents

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We know he went to Cornell, but on season eight of The Office, we'll learn who paid for Andy Bernard's education there.

Sources confirm that Stephen Collins has been cast as Andy's father, as the former Private Practice/No Ordinary Family star himself Tweeted this week that the cast is a “ridiculously fun & talented group, including @Rainnwilson who I worked w/in his 1st job in ’89 in the Park.”

Stephen Collins

Meanwhile, Dee Wallace (ET, Detroit 1-8-7, Law & Order: LA) will come on board as Andy's mother, as first reported by Entertainment Weekly.

The Office, and new Sabre CEO James Spader, returns on Thursday, September 22.

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The Office Quotes

Dwight: What is my perfect crime? I break into Tiffany's at midnight. Do I go for the vault? No, I go for the chandelier. It's priceless. As I'm taking it down, a woman catches me. She tells me to stop. It's her father's business. She's Tiffany. I say no. We make love all night. In the morning the cops come and I escape in one of their uniforms. I tell her to meet me in Mexico but I go to Canada. I don't trust her. Besides, I like the cold. Thirty years later, I get a postcard. I have a son and he's the chief of police. This is where the story gets interesting: I tell Tiffany to meet me in Paris, by the Trocadero. She's been waiting for me all these years; she's never taken another lover. I don't care, I don't show up. I go to Berlin. That's where I stashed the chandelier.

Guess what, I have flaws. What are they? Oh, I don't know. I sing in the shower. Sometimes I spend too much time volunteering. Occasionally I'll hit somebody with my car. So sue me... No, don't sue me. That is the opposite of the point that I'm trying to make.

Michael