Since May's season finale of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," fans have pondered the identity of Agent Skye's mysterious father...and while we can't give you a name just yet, we can at least give you a face with official word that veteran film and TV actor Kyle MacLachlan has joined the series in the recurring role!
MacLachlan joins a number of new characters and guest stars on the series' second season, including the previously announced Lucy Lawless (Agent Isabelle Hartley), Reed Diamond (Daniel Whitehall), Nick Blood (Lance Hunter), and Henry Simmons (Alphonso "Mack" Mackenzie), alongside the returning cast of Clark Gregg (Director Coulson), Ming-Na Wen (Agent May), Brett Dalton (Grant Ward), Elizabeth Henstridge (Agent Simmons), Iain De Caestecker (Agent Fitz), and Chloe Bennet (Agent Skye).
"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." is Executive Produced by Joss Whedon ("Marvel's The Avengers," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"); Jed Whedon & Maurissa Tancharoen, ("Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." pilot co-writers ("Dollhouse," "Dr.Horrible's Sing-Along Blog"); Jeffrey Bell ("Angel," "Alias"); and Jeph Loeb ("Smallville," "Lost," "Heroes").
"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." is produced by Marvel Television and ABC Studios.
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