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Bruce Springsteen is set to make his acting debut.  And he's doing it for one of his E Street Band members. 

Deadline.com says The Boss has been tapped to be a guest star on an upcoming episode of Steven Van Zandt's Netflix series Lilyhammer, and appear in the role of a mortuary owner. 

"Lilyhammer" is being considered Bruce's first acting gig, because it's the first time he's taken on a character.  He previously appeared on the big screen fictionally in the movie High Fidelity, portraying himself. 

Van Zandt's former "Sopranos" castmate Tony Sirico is also on board for "Lilyhammer," playing the part of a priest.  The series stars Van Zandt as a former mob member who relocates to Lillehammer, Norway under the witness protection program. 

The series is expected to launch its third season on Netflix later this year. 

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