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True Blood Adds Robert Patrick As Alcide’s Dad

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 07:  Robert Patrick attends the "Safe House" premiere at the SVA Theater on February 7, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Robert Patrick has joined the ever-expanding cast of familiar faces on True Blood. He'll play Alcide's father Jackson, who is in some kind of debt to Eric. Patrick won't appear until August, at which point there's no telling what the show could be up to. Weredolphins, maybe?

Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images