Tom Berenger to Guest Star in Three Episodes of the TNT Hit Drama Series "Major Crimes"
Tom Berenger is set guest star in three episodes this summer on TNT's hit drama series Major Crimes, which will kick off its second season in June.
Berenger won a Golden Globe(R) for his performance in Platoon and has starred in several other major films, including The Big Chill, Someone to Watch Over Me and Major League. Berenger was also nominated for an Emmy(R) for his role in hit television series Cheers. His more recent work includes his role in box office hit Inception and a primetime Emmy-winning appearance in the television miniseries Hatfields& McCoys.
In Major Crimes, Berenger will play Captain Sharon Raydor's estranged husband of 25 years, Jackson Raydor. A brilliant lawyer, Jackson has taken a long break from working to follow his real passion, gambling, but he returns to Los Angeles to work as a court-appointed attorney. Charming and charismatic, Jackson becomes fast friends with Rusty but Sharon continues to remain wary.
About Major Crimes
Major Crimes features television's favorite squad of detectives, who entered bold new territory with this hit crime drama that ranked as basic cable's #1 new series of 2012. The elite team is back, headed by two-time Oscar(R) nominee Mary McDonnell as Los Angeles Police Captain Sharon Raydor, GW Bailey as Lieutenant Provenza, Tony Denison as Lieutenant Andy Flynn, Michael Paul Chan as Lieutenant Mike Tao, Raymond Cruz as Detective Julio Sanchez, Kearran Giovanni as Detective Amy Sykes, Phillip P. Keene as tech expert Buzz Watson, Robert Gossett as Assistant Chief Russell Taylor and Jonathan Del Arco as Dr. Morales. Graham Patrick Martin returns as Rusty Beck, the homeless teen and material witness taken in by Captain Raydor. Nadine Velazquez joins the ensemble this season as Deputy District Attorney Emma Rios. Major Crimes focuses on how the American justice system approaches the art of the deal as law enforcement officers and prosecutors work together to score a conviction. The series is produced by The Shephard/Robin Company and Walking Entropy, Inc., in association with Warner Bros. Television. James Duff, Greer Shephard, Rick Wallace and Michael M. Robin serve as executive producers.
TNT is television's destination for drama. Seen in 99 million households and ranking among cable's top networks, TNT is home to such original drama series as Rizzoli & Isles, Falling Skies, Dallas, Major Crimes, Perception, Franklin & Bash and the upcoming King & Maxwell. The network also features dramatic unscripted originals like the upcoming The Hero, 72 Hours and Cold Justice. In addition, TNT is the cable home to popular dramas like Castle, The Mentalist, Bones and Supernatural; primetime specials, such as the Screen Actors Guild Awards(R); blockbuster movies; and championship sports coverage, including NASCAR, the NBA and the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship.
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