Major Crimes Books TV Vets Doris Roberts, Tim Conway, Marion Ross, Ron Glass and Others

Major Crimes Doris RobertsSeveral TV legends are going to help solve a Major Crimes case.

Five-time Emmy winner Doris Roberts (Everybody Loves Raymond), Marion Ross (Happy Days), Tim Conway (The Carol Burnett Show), Ron Glass (Barney Miller) and Paul Dooley (Curb Your Enthusiasm) will guest-star on an upcoming Season 2 episode of the TNT series.

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Per EW.com, the quintet will play a group of outspoken residents at an apartment complex, all of whom worked together on a 1970s crime drama called Prognosis: Homicide. When one of their unpopular neighbors turns up dead, they help Raydor, Provenza et al with the investigation.

The August episode will also feature ER vet Paul McCrane as a one-armed an agent from the ICE Inspector General’s office.

Ross’ recent credits include a June episode of Anger Management and The Middle. Raymond alumna Roberts also appeared on The Middle, as well as Desperate Housewives, Hot in Cleveland and Grey’s Anatomy.

Conway was last seen on TV on Mike & Molly, while Dooley (aka Angela Chase’s grandfather!) was most recently on Criminal Minds. Glass, who played Firefly‘s Shepherd Book, counts CSI: NY and Dirty Sexy Money among his credits.

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14 Comments
  1. WayneInNYC says:

    Sounds like it going to be a really fun episode.

  2. Jessica says:

    “Dooley (aka Angela Chase’s grandfather!)” – don’t you mean Dooley (aka Samantha’s dad from Sixteen Candles!)???

  3. Roni says:

    Paul Dooley rules.

  4. Alichat says:

    Shepherd Book!!!!

  5. candace says:

    Love Mrs. C & Marie – two of the funniest ladies of comedy history!! Love them both on The Middle :)

  6. Andy says:

    Conway was last seen on Hot in Cleveland.

  7. Doug says:

    Now if they would just get rid of Rusty. That whole storyline is tired and it stalls the momentum of the show every time.

  8. JCK says:

    I don’t watch Major Crimes, but since I love Doris, Marion and Ron, I’ll watch this episode.

  9. Leave Comments says:

    That sounds really fun. I love to see these older awesome actors getting more work, like on Hot in Cleveland. It is fun as a viewer who grew up with these old sitcoms to see all the actors on new shows.

  10. Amelia gibson says:

    Love Ron, good to see him.

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