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Malcolm-Jamal Warner to Play O.J. Simpson Pal on American Crime Story

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Shelli Weinstein

Malcolm-Jamal Warner has joined the cast of Ryan Murphy's American Crime Story: The People vs. O.J. Simpson, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

The Cosby Show alum will play A.C. Cowlings, the former pro football player and friend of O.J. Simpson. Cowlings is most known for his role in the murder trial as the driver of the white Ford Bronco in the famed televised police chase.

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Warner recently appeared on Murphy's American Horror Story: Freak Show and FX's Sons of Anarchy.

Warner joins a cast that includes Cuba Gooding Jr. as Simpson, David Schwimmer as Robert Kardashian, Selma Blair as Kris Kardashian, John Travolta, Connie Britton, Courtney Vance and Sarah Paulson.

Variety first reported the news.

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