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.

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

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On Battlestar Galactica, he played humanoid Cylon Simon.