According to TV Guide, the 76-year-old will play Nate Ford's (Timothy Hutton) father on the upcoming third season of the TNT drama.
The show revolves around a group of former con artists who do good deeds for people and scam villains. Skerritt's character will participate in one of the group's cons.
Skerritt's films include Alien, Top Gun and Steel Magnolias. He has also appeared on ABC's Brothers & Sisters.