'Weeds' pulls in Richard Dreyfuss for guest-starring role

richard-dreyfussImage Credit: Chris Hatcher/PR PhotosShowtime announced today that Richard Dreyfuss (Mr. Holland’s Opus) will guest star in at least four episodes of Weeds, which returns Aug. 16. Dreyfuss will play an unexpected character from Nancy Botwin’s (Mary-Louise Parker) past. The role marks a reunion of sorts for Dreyfuss and Showtime: He last appeared as Alexander Haig in the pay network’s The Day Reagan Was Shot.

In 2001, Dreyfuss starred in the CBS drama The Education of Max Bickford. Six years later, he appeared in the Sci-Fi original miniseries Tin Man.

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  • Hooper

    This is not a boat accident!

  • Chris

    Really? Of all of Dreyfuss’s work, you reference Mr. Holland’s Opus?

  • Hah!

    Chris:

    I know. How HILARIOUS!

  • stephen

    Loved him in DOWN AND OUT IN BEVERLY HILLS with Nick Nolte and Bette Midler. Classic 80’s comedy.

    • Kim

      Call 911 , Call 911

      • paul

        He’s going to give that dog fleas

  • Jay

    Keep sailing, Bob!

    • donknottz

      I’M SAILING!!

  • hombre

    Dreyfuss is a has-been. Go away old man and write another Opus so I never have to see you again. You are a joke………..

  • DLJ

    Matt Hooper returns! Good for Richard Dreyfuss!

  • Brian

    You didn’t mention in your article “Oscar Winner Richard Dreyfuss from “The Goodbye Girl.”

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