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Revenge has recruited Tess Harper, known for playing Jesse's mom on Breaking Bad, for an upcoming guest spot, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

Harper, 61, will play Carol Miller, a sympathetic former corporate secretary who has spent the last 15 years living a quiet life on a remote farm outside Madison, WI. However, there's more to Carol than meets the eye, and she shows her tough side as her complicated past is uncovered. Harper will appear in Episode 19.

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Harper, an Oscar nominee for her performance in 1986's Crimes of the Heart, has also appeared in No Country for Old Men, Starz' Crash, and most recently, Private Practice as Charlotte's mom.

Revenge airs Wednesdays at 10/9c on ABC.

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