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Breaking Bad star Dean Norris has booked a guest spot on Criminal Minds, has learned exclusively.

Norris will play a gruff detective at the local Tallahassee police station in the season's 20th episode, written by showrunner Ed Bernero. The episode will air during May sweeps.

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The actor plays DEA agent Hank Schrader, the brother-in-law of Bryan Cranston's lead character, Walter White, on Breaking Bad. (Season 3 premieres March 21.) He guest-starred on Medium last week and is also slated to appear in an episode of Lie to Me later this season.