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90210 Scoop: GH Star Cops Top-Secret Role

Jason Thompson 90210Dr. Patrick Drake is ditching rehab for some fun in the sun on 90210.

General Hospital vet Jason Thompson has booked a guest spot in the CW series’ fifth season, TVLine has learned.

He’ll appear in Episode 3 as a detective named Eugene Thompsen whose case centers on something major — and top secret! — that goes down at the start of the season.

The suds star first mentioned his primetime gig via Twitter.

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Thompson joins the series’ ever-increasing list of upcoming guest stars, including One Tree Hill‘s Lindsey McKeon, songstress Carly Rae Jepsen and 24‘s Riley Smith, as well as returning matriarch Lori Loughlin.

90210 Season 5 launches Monday, Oct. 8 at 8/7c,