12/17/14-Rick Springfield: HBO star

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Rick SpringfieldRick Springfield has joined the cast of the second season of HBO's True Detective. Season one of the series was a huge hit with leads Mathew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson. Developed as an anthology series, season two will star a new cast which includes Colin Farrell, Vince Vaughn and Rachel McAdams. Farrell plays an addicted officer whose life is entangled with career criminal Vaughn. McAdams plays an overtly honest detective on the force. Springfield's role has not been announced.
Rick Springfield's recording career brought him a number of worldwide hits including Speak to the Sky (1971 / #14), Jessie's Girl (1981 / #1), I've Done Everything For You (1981 / #8) and Don't Talk to Strangers (1982 / #2). As an actor, Springfield spent two years on the soap opera General Hospital and has occasionally returned to the role. He starred in the film Hard to Hold, has had regular appearances on TV series such as Californication and was an original cast member of the Broadway musical Smokey Joe's Cafe.

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