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‘Secret Life’ Star Brando Eaton Suiting Up For ‘Made In Jersey’

Mon, August 6, 2012 2:08pm EDT by Andy Swift Add first Comment
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Brando will play a high school football star with a tragic twist on an episode of CBS’ upcoming legal drama.

Brando Eaton is no stranger to high school drama, but how will he fare when it all plays out in court? has learned exclusively that Brando, 26, will guest star on a fall episode of CBS’ Made In Jersey as Doug Hartsock, a star athlete whose dad sues his high school after his coaches ignore a concussion that costs him a pro-football career.

Depending on your TV viewing habits, you’ll either recognize Brando from his current recurring role as gay-best-friend Griffin on ABC Family’s The Secret Life of the American Teenager — a part he’s played since 2009 — or as Jonah Mitchell, the son of John Lithgow‘s Arthur on Dexter. He’s also popped up on major cable hits like Burn Notice and American Horror Story.

Brando gushed about his latest gig Aug. 4 on Twitter:

“I’m In New York filming a new show called Made in Jersey for CBS,” Brando tweeted. “Fun cast and crew, and I’ve been having a great time so far :)”

Made In Jersey premieres Sept. 28 at 9 p.m. on CBS.