Timothy Dalton – the Bond who was cool enough to play Rassilon on Doctor Who – makes his first American TV appearance in over thirty years on… Chuck! Dalton has just signed to play a mysterious stranger who has a history with Chuck’s heretofore unseen mom [the previously cast Linda Hamilton]!
The press release follows the jump.
TIMOTHY DALTON (‘LICENCE TO KILL’) TO GUEST-STAR IN A MULTIPLE-EPISODE ARC ON NBC’S ‘CHUCK’
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – August 26, 2010 –Timothy Dalton (“Licence to Kill,” “The Tourist”) will guest-star in a multi-episode arc on the network’s action-comedy “Chuck” (Mondays, 8-9 p.m. ET).
Dalton will be playing a mysterious stranger who has a history with Chuck’s (series star Zachary Levi) mom, played by Linda Hamilton ("Terminator," "Terminator II: Judgment Day"). This marks Dalton’s first series appearance on American television since he guest-starred on “Charlie’s Angels” in 1979.
Dalton is perhaps best known for his portrayal of James Bond in “The Living Daylights” and “Licence to Kill.” He can next be seen in the feature film “The Tourist” opposite Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp. His other film credits include “Hot Fuzz,” “The Beautician and the Beast,” “The Rocketeer,” “Flash Gordon,” “Wuthering Heights,” “Cromwell” and “The Lion in Winter.” Dalton recently added his voice to the animated hit film “Toy Story 3.”
In addition, Dalton starred as Rhett Butler in the miniseries “Scarlett” and the TV movie “Cleopatra.”
"Chuck" returns for its fourth season on Monday, September 20 (8-9 p.m. ET).
From Fake Empire, Wonderland Sound and Vision in association with Warner Bros. Television, “Chuck” was created by Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak and is executive produced by Schwartz, Fedak, Robert Duncan McNeill, Nicholas Wootton and McG.