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The Office alum Brian Baumgartner is heading to The Bridge for a guest-starring role, has learned exclusively.

The actor, best known as Kevin on the long-running NBC comedy, will play Gary, a recovering alcoholic who is the AA sponsor of Daniel Frye (Matthew Lillard). So far, Baumgartner has only signed on for one episode of the FX drama, but it's possible he will recur.

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He joins the previously announced Franka Potente as a new addition for Season 2.

In addition to The Office, Baumgartner's other credits include Mike & MollyHot in Cleveland and Four Christmases.

The Bridge's second season is set to premiere this summer on FX. Are you looking forward to seeing Baumgartner in the role?