'House': Jaleel White (yes, Urkel) locked up for guest role

jaleel-white-gi.jpgThe season premiere of "House" in October will feature a former child star in a rather grown-up role.

Jaleel White, who's nearly 35 now but will probably be forever known as Steve Urkel from "Family Matters," will guest-star in the Season 8 premiere, a FOX rep confirms to Zap2it. (White's casting was first noted by TVLine.)

His role? Prison inmate. "House" begins its season about a year after the events that ended last season, with House ( Hugh Laurie) doing some time in prison. White's character will also be doing time and will presumably cross paths with the doctor.

(Bonus Jaleel White casting news: He is also set to reprise a guest role on "Psych" in the fall, TV Guide reports.)

Post-"Family Matters," White starred in the sitcom "Grown-Ups" and guested on "The Game" and "Boston Legal." He also starred in and executive produced a web series called "Fake It Till You Make It," which aired on Hulu last year.
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