'Grimm' Season 3 gains Alexis Denisof as Renard's first cousin

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"Grimm" Season 3 will be getting some big help from an "Angel" alum.

Alexis Denisof has joined the series as the "cunning first cousin" of James Frain's Renard, who is named Viktor Albert Wilhelm George Beckendorf.

TVLine broke the news of Denisof's casting after confirming it with "Grimm" co-creator David Greenwalt. Also new in Season 3 is "Graceland's" Manny Montana, who is playing an ex-marine named David Florez who has PTSD after Afghanistan.

Denisof has been keeping himself busy on the small screen, starring in episodes of "How I Met Your Mother," "H+" and "Perception." He also recently starred as main character Benedick in Joss Whedon's "Much Ado About Nothing."

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