'The Office' Alum Nabs 'Melissa & Joey' Role (Exclusive)

Brian Baumgartner will play a campaign investor
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Brian Baumgartner

One of Dunder Mifflin's finest is heading to Melissa & Joey.

Brian Baumgartner, known for playing oddball accountant Kevin on The Office, has landed a guest-starring role on the ABC Family sitcom's fourth season, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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The actor, who recurred earlier this year on FX drama series The Bridge, will play Hank, a campaign investor who considers helping Mel (Melissa Joan Hart) run for Congress. Hank has second thoughts when he meets Joe (Joey Lawrence), who's in the throes of a coffee binge, and assumes Mel's husband has a serious drug problem.

Baumgartner will appear in the season's fourth episode.

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