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Ed Asner will appear in a multi-episode arc on Royal Pains, TVGuide.com has learned.

The Emmy-winning actor will appear in two episodes of the USA dramedy as Ted Roth, the grandfather of Hank (Mark Feuerstein) and Evan (Paulo Costanzo) and father of Henry Winkler's Eddie.

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Asner, 81, is a seven-time Emmy winner best known for his role on The Mary Tyler Moore Show. He most recently starred on the short-lived CMT original series, Working Class.

Royal Pains' third season  premieres on Wednesday, June 29 at 9/8c on USA.

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