Battlestar Galactica alum Rick Worthy is signing on to recur on NBC's Heroes next season.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Worthy is playing Matt Parkman's (Greg Grunberg) new partner: an experienced and capable Los Angeles cop and someone that Matt can lean on for advice.

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He joins several other new Heroes cast additions for next season, fellow recurring Robert Knepper and Madelina Zima.

On Battlestar Galactica, he played humanoid Cylon Simon.