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'Workaholics' star Anders Holm joins 'How I Met Your Mother' spinoff

Anders Holm of Workaholics performs onstage during Spike TV's Guys Choice 2013 at Sony Pictures Studios on June 8, 2013 in Culver City, California.
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"Workaholics" star Anders Holm has joined the pilot of "How I Met Your Dad," the spinoff of the popular CBS comedy "How I Met Your Mother," which is currently in its final season.

According to TV Line, which first broke the news Friday (March 14), the actor will play the recurring role of Gavin, the soon-to-be ex-husband of Greta Gerwig's lead character Sally. The role will not interfere with his Comedy Central comedy, which he co-created with co-stars Blake Anderson and Adam DeVine.

"How I Met Your Dad" is reminiscent of "HIMYM" but from the point of view of a female character, and revolving around a new group of friends in New York City.

Two other actors have also recently joined the series: Nick D’Agosto has been cast as Frank, the head of IT for Juliet’s (Krysta Rodriguez) fashion blog, while Andrew Santino will guest star as Sally’s older brother Danny, an uptight lawyer. Santino's casting is in second position to his role on the ABC sitcom "Mixology," which has yet to be renewed for a second season. D'Agosto will continue as a regular on Showtime's "Masters of Sex."

Rodriguez was previously cast as Sally's best friend Juliet, a party girl who runs the most popular fashion blog in the country, while newcomer Drew Tarver will portray Sally's best friend Todd, who is married to Danny.

Holms has most recently guest starred on Fox's "The Mindy Project," the latest season of "Arrested Development" and on an episode of "Modern Family." He can currently be seen in Season 4 of "Workaholics," which airs Wednesdays at 10/9 p.m. CT on Comedy Central.

Related: 'How I Met Your Dad' cast: Krysta Rodriguez joins 'HIMYM' spinoff

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