Tom Skerritt, Bailey Chase

Tom Skerritt and Bailey Chase are set to guest-star on Season 3 of White Collar, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

Skerritt, 77, will play Alan Mitchell, the discerning dad of Elizabeth (Tiffani Thiessen). As a psychiatrist and a protective father, Alan will keep a close eye on son-in-law Peter (Tim DeKay).

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Chase, 39, will step into the role of Bryan McKenzie, a Sterling-Bosch vice president whom Sara (Hilarie Burton) suspects of stealing a Stradivarius. Bryan is described as highly ambitious with a special interest and appreciation for Chinese culture.

Both actors will appear in the episode "Pulling Strings," which is set to air when White Collar returns for the final six episodes of Season 3 in January.

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Skerritt, an Emmy winner for his performance on Picket Fences, recently played the father of Timothy Hutton's character on Leverage. Chase, best known for his work on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Saving Grace, can be seen these days on Damages.

White Collar airs Tuesdays at 9/8c on USA.