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Tony and Emmy winner Jeffrey Wright will guest-star on House, a show rep confirms.

Wright will play an acclaimed neurosurgeon and Foreman's mentor who will now be the arbitrator of House's fate, according to TVLine, which first reported the news. The episode, which will air next year, was written by longtime writers Garrett Lerner, Russel Friend and David Foster, and directed by executive producer Greg Yaitanes.

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