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Dirty Dancing's Jennifer Grey will guest-star on House this fall, a show rep told

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Grey will play Abbey, a mother who must make a difficult treatment decision when her infant daughter continues to develop symptoms of a fatal illness.

Her episode is slated for mid-October.

Entertainment Weekly first reported Grey's casting.

Grey, 50, is best known for her roles as Frances "Baby" Houseman in Dirty Dancing and Jeanie Bueller in Ferris Bueller's Day Off.