Credit: Sergi Bachlakov/The CW ©2011 The CW Network Photo: Jake Broods in The Secret Circle Season 1, Episode 12: "Witness"

The old dudes just keep coming out of the woodwork on The Secret Circle! First, Cassie Blake’s (Britt Robertson) dad, John Blackwell, returned to Chance Harbor, surprising everyone by being alive and super evil. Now, TV Guide reports Jake Armstrong (Chris Zylka) is about to get a visit from a long-lost relative: his grandpa!

Grandpa Armstrong will be played by John de Lancie, who has been acting since 1977, way before our beloved Chris Zylka was born. John is best known for his role as Star Trek’s mercurial and powerful Q. John will play Royce Armstrong, Jake’s grandfather who emerges from hiding just in time to spill a bunch of disturbing secrets about who was involved in the tragic deaths of the younger witches’ parents 16 years ago.

John will first appear in The Secret Circle Season 1, Episode 19.

Source: TV Guide

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