Grey's Anatomy's Scott Foley Cast On True Blood. (UPDATED.) image

Scott Foley as Patrick. (HBO)

Pivotal role.

Updated August 29:

Scott Foley's character, Patrick, will first appear on the September 11 season finale of "True Blood," according to TV Line. This first appearance will be a kick off for a storyline next season between the characters of Patrick and Terry (Todd Lowe) who served together in Iraq. Patrick was Terry's platoon leader. Check out the photo of Scott in character on the set.

Original article June 21:

Actor Scott Foley, who plays Henry on "Grey's Anatomy," has landed a guest-starring role on "True Blood" according to TV Line. He will play 'Patrick' who is a handsome tough guy from Terry's (Todd Lowe) past. The new role isn't expected to conflict with his gig on "Grey's Anatomy." congratulates Scott on landing the role. Will you check out Scott Foley as Patrick on "True Blood?" Let us know by casting a vote in the snap poll below.

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