EXCLUSIVE: Michael Westen is getting a potential new nemesis – Jere Burns has been tapped for a major recurring role on the hit USA series Burn Notice. In at least 5 and as many as 7 episodes this season, he will play Anson Fullerton, a brilliant but understated clinical psychologist whose specialties in human behavior and experience working with covert agents proves useful in answering many of Michael (Jeffrey Nonovan)’s still looming questions. As a psychologist for the Defense Intelligence Agency, Anson has high-level government clearance and security access. But when his wife is held hostage by a brutal criminal, Anson is forced to hand over his access codes to save her life and the team must work to rescue her before it’s too late. In addition to his gig this season, there is possibility for Burns to continue on the show next season. The actor, repped by Innovative and Trademark talent, has been recurring on both AMC’s Breaking Bad and FX’s Justified. He most recently co-starred on the NBC comedy pilot Family Practice this past season.
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