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Cheers to The Closer for recruiting Gary Cole as a guest star. 

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The ubiquitous character actor reports for duty in the Aug. 30 episode of TNT's summer hit as an Army Major who refuses to believe the killings of three servicemen just back from Afghanistan is a gang-related drive-by. It takes a strong actor to butt heads with Kyra Sedgwick's Deputy Chief Brenda Johnson, but Cole is more than up to the task.

Cole continues to display his dazzling versatility, having completed arcs in comedies (Entourage) and dramas (The Good Wife) alike. But he'll always be best remembered as Bill Lumbergh from Office Space. So put that in your TPS report, m'kay?

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