The actor will play respected federal officer Agent Kramer on the USA comedy-drama, according to TV Guide.
The character is an old friend of Peter (Tim DeKay) and has been a mentor to the FBI agent since his days spent training at Quantico.
Bridges is best known for his film roles, including 1989 romantic drama The Fabulous Baker Boys and 2008 thriller Max Payne.
His television credits include the part of Major General Hank Landry in the Stargate franchise and recurring roles on Brothers & Sisters and My Name Is Earl.
Weekend at Bernie's star Jonathan Silverman and Dollhouse actress Eliza Dushku are among the other actors confirmed to appear in future episodes of White Collar.
White Collar continues on Tuesdays at 9/8c on USA. Bridges' episode 'Countdown' is expected to air on August 9.
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