Tony Shaloub

Tony Shalhoub has joined the cast of Nurse Jackie, Showtime announced Wednesday.

The former Monk star will play the recurring role of ER doctor Bernard Prince.

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Well-liked by his boss Gloria Akalitus (Anna Deavere Smith), Prince is said to have excellent bedside manner (something we all know that All Saints Hospital sometimes lacks), and acts as a friend to Jackie (Edie Falco), something she desperately needs.

Showtime renewed Nurse Jackie in April when it also announced that star Peter Facinelli would be exiting the series prior to Season 7.

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