Jack Coleman is set to become a full time cast member of the hit drama, Heroes on NBC.

He plays the villain, Mr. Bennet, the father of Claire Bennet (Hayden Panettiere), the cheerleader at the center of the show's current story arc. Variety adds his character is also known as 'H.R.G.' - short for 'Horn Rimmed Glasses,' a strange figure who is seen kidnapping people (including Greg Grunberg's character, Matt Parkman) and experimenting on them

Heroes airs Monday nights at 9pm on NBC.