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'Supernatural' actor Rob Benedict lands 'Mentalist' role

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Supernatural's Rob Benedict has been cast on The Mentalist.

The actor - who played Chuck on Supernatural - will play a professor on the CBS crime procedural, Entertainment Weekly reports.

Benedict's character Paul Friedman will cross paths with Patrick Jane (Simon Baker) and the CBI team when a student is murdered in his lab.

In addition to his Supernatural role, 42-year-old Benedict has recently appeared on Touch, Psych and NCIS: Los Angeles.He also played a recurring role on Keri Russell drama Felicity between 1998 and 2002.

His Mentalist episode - titled 'Red in Tooth and Claw' - will air on CBS in February.

The series will return to US screens on January 6. In the UK, The Mentalist airs on Fridays at 9pm on Channel 5 in the UK.

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