Dirty Dancing's Jennifer Grey will guest-star on House this fall, a show rep told TVGuide.com.
Grey will play Abbey, a mother who must make a difficult treatment decision when her infant daughter continues to develop symptoms of a fatal illness.
Her episode is slated for mid-October.
Entertainment Weekly first reported Grey's casting.
Grey, 50, is best known for her roles as Frances "Baby" Houseman in Dirty Dancing and Jeanie Bueller in Ferris Bueller's Day Off.