John Lithgow Books Return To ‘How I Met Your Mother’

Veteran actor John Lithgow, who recently appeared in Judd Aptow’s ‘This Is 40’ and Showtime’s ‘Dexter’, has booked a returning guest role in the final season of How I Met Your MotherThe Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Lithgow joins several well known stars who will also appear in the CBS comedy this fall.

The upcoming ninth year of HIMYM is expected to focus in on the long weekend wedding of Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) and Robin (Cobie Smulders) and more with Lithgow on board once again as Barney’s father, Jerry Whitaker. He is described as a “do-gooder.”



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