December 06, 2012 4:38pm PT by Lesley Goldberg
'Chicago Fire' Books 'Everwood's' Treat Williams
Taylor Kinney, prepare to get some parental guidance.
Everwood's Treat Williams has joined the ranks of NBC's Chicago Fire.
On the freshman drama, Williams will recur as Benny, the father to Kinney's brash Lt. Kelly Severide, and first appear in a January episode of the Dick Wolf series.
Williams, perhaps best known for his role as Dr. Andy Brown on Everwood, most recently recurred on USA's White Collar.
Repped by APA, the Schiff Co. and attorney George Sheanshang, Williams' feature credits include Deadfall, The Eagle Has Landed and 127 Hours. He next appears in three upcoming features, In the Blood, Barefood and Persecuted.
Williams joins Fairly Legal alum Sarah Shahi, who will play a love interest for Kelly, as having booked recurring roles on the firefighter drama.
Chicago Fire airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. on NBC.