‘House’ Opens Its Doors To Candice Bergen – As Cuddy’s Mother

by | September 16, 2010 at 9:37 AM | Casting News, Fall TV Preview 2010, House, TV News

Mamma Mia!: Candice Bergen and 'House's Lisa Edelstein (Michael Buckner/Getty Images/FOX)

Mamma Mia!: Candice Bergen and 'House's Lisa Edelstein (Michael Buckner/Getty Images/FOX)

It should come as no surprise that ‘House‘s Dr. Lisa Cuddy (played by Lisa Edelstein) comes from good stock. But seriously, whoathunk her mother has five Emmys on her mantle?!

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And yet she does, now that Candice Bergen (of ‘Murphy Brown’ and ‘Boston Legal’ fame) has been cast in the plum role of Cuddy’s mom.

Bergen will be on hand for multiple episodes kicking off during November sweeps, EW.com reports.

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Will Mama C turn up as a patient? Or will she burst onto the scene to grill her daughter about her scratched engagement to Lucas and/or whatever she has cooking with her underling, Dr. House? Fox ain’t saying, so we can only wait and see.

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‘House’ premieres its new season on Monday, September 20, at 8/7c.

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