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Blue Bloods Scoop: Tom Cavanagh Cops Role, All My Children Alum to Play His Wife

Blue Bloods Tom CavanaghFresh off visiting The GoldbergsTom Cavanagh will next surface on CBS’ Blue Bloods.

TVLine has learned TV’s erstwhile Ed will guest-star on the family drama/procedural as Mickey, a longtime pal of Danny’s who comes into town harboring ties to a crime family.

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Meanwhile, All My Children alum Rebecca Budig has been tapped to play Mickey’s wife Connie, a lovely woman who has moved back East with her family, ostensibly to be near her ailing parents.

Since bidding Stuckeyville adieu, Cavanagh has recurred on such shows as Royal Pains, Eli Stone and Scrubs (playing bro to Zach Braff) and co-headlined the TNT drama Trust Me.

Budig played AMC‘s Greenlee on and off for more than a decade. Her other TV work includes appearances on Castle and CSI.

Cavanagh and Budigs’ Blue Bloods episode is scheduled to air Friday, Dec. 20 at 10/9c.

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