Guest Star Goodness

It Was So Good To See You (Week of April 10th)

There were a number of familiar faces over the course of the last week, starting off with actor Zack Ward who appeared on the April 10 episode of Breakout Kings, playing an anti-government zealot who the marshals were tracking down.

Zack Ward

Zack has a long resume, including appearing in the comedy Titus as well as guest appearances in Dollhouse, Warehouse 13, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Lostand Cold Case and in the box office movies Transformers, Resident Evil: Apocalypse and Almost Famous.

Warren Kole

Then over on The Chicago Code on April 11, actor Warren Kole was introduced as the new driver to Superintendent Colvin (Jennifer Beals). Warren has appeared in 24 and the short-lived series Mental as well as guest appearances in CSI: Miami, NCIS: Los Angeles and Rizzoli & Isles.

Meanwhile, that same night over on Castle, there was a trifecta of familiar faces, including Justin Bruening, who played an Olympic swimmer; Erik Palladino as a swimming team coach; and Andrew Lawrence, who played the best friend of the murder victim.

Photo Credit: ABC/MATT KENNEDY

Justin is best known for his roles on the daytime soap All My Children, but he has also guest starred on CSI: Miami, Cold Case and the short-lived remake of Knight Rider. He also starred in the made-for-TV movie Class.

Photo Credit: ABC/MATT KENNEDY

Erik has appeared in the TV shows Joan of Arcadia, ER, the short-lived series Over There and Make It or Break It as well as appearances on NCIS, Judging Amy, Crossing Jordan, Numb3rs, Criminal Minds and Fringe (among many others).

Andrew Lawrence

As for Andrew Lawrence (the younger brother of Joseph “Joey” Lawrence), he has appeared on Brotherly Love, Oliver Beene and The United States of Tara.

Photo Credit: TV Goodness

On the April 13 episode of Justified, actor Richard Speight, Jr. appeared as a cohort to Dickie Bennett (Jeremy Davies). Richard has appeared in TV shows like Supernatural (as Gabriel/Trickster), Jericho, Life and Memphis Beat as well as the mini-series Band of Brothers and Into the West.

Ray Park

Lastly, over on Nikita on April 14 actor Ray Park appeared as one of the Guardians (of the black boxes held by Division head Percy) who was being tracked by Nikita (Maggie Q) and Owen (Devon Sawa). Ray Park is best known for his role of Darth Maul in Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace, but he has also appeared in the films X-Men and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. He also appeared in the final season of TV series Heroes.

As the new TV week starts, it will be fun to look for familiar faces in my favorite shows. Did you see any familiar faces in any of your favorite shows this past week? If so, please share.

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