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Exclusive: 90210 Scores Gold, Recruits Olympic Stud Ryan Lochte For Season 5 Guest Spot

Ryan Lochte 90210Ryan Lochte is dipping his toe in the acting pool.

The 11-time Olympic medalist will guest-star in an episode of 90210‘s upcoming fifth season, TVLine has learned exclusively.

Playing himself, the aquatic superstar will turn up as a guest at a resort where the recently-reunited Naomi and Max are staying in an attempt to strengthen their relationship.

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Lochte — who made his debut as a thesp last week in two Funny or Die videos — has been vocal about his desire to take on Hollywood after his strong showing at the 2012 London Games. However, his interests initially seemed to be of the reality variety, with the swimmer naming both Dancing With the Stars and The Bachelor as dream projects.

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90210 returns to The CW on Monday, Oct. 8 at 8/7c, with Lochte’s installment airing Oct. 29.

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