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24 alum Gregory Itzin has signed on for a multi-episode arc on USA's upcoming spy series Covert Affairs, a series rep said.

The 62-year-old Itzin — who played President Charles Logan in 24 — will play Henry Wilcox, the father of Sendhil Ramamurthy's character, Jai, and the former Director of Clandestine Services.

White Collar returns July 13 with new spy series Covert Affairs

Eriq La Salle, who also appeared in 24's final season, will guest-star in one episode, playing a former East Africa operative who quit after a nervous breakdown.

Affairs, which premieres Tuesday, July 13 at 10/9c, stars Piper Perabo as a young CIA trainee thrust into the field because the agency has taken special interest in her ex-boyfriend.

The casting news was first reported by Entertainment Weekly.