Once Upon a Time Scoop: Gregory Itzin Cast as Frankenstein's [Spoiler]

Gregory Itzin on Once Upon a TimeDid the mad apple fall far from the tree? Once Upon a Time will explore that question when Gregory Itzin guest-stars on an upcoming Season 2 episode.

TVLine has confirmed that Itzin — a two-time Emmy nominee for his run as 24 POTUS Charles Logan, and currently a recurring player on Covert Affairs — will appear on the ABC drama as Dr. Victor Frankenstein’s father, Alphonse.

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Dr. Frankenstein is played on Once by David Anders, whose Storybrooke alter ego, Dr. Whale, is a standard-issue physician.

Itzin will appear in Episode 12, which also guest-stars Chad Michael Collins as Victor’s brother Gerhardt.

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Once Upon a Time, now on holiday hiatus, resumes its run Jan. 6 with Episode 10, “The Cricket Game.”

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