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Rainn Wilson to be TCM guest programmer

Rainn Wilson to be TCM guest programmer
Rainn Wilson arrives at the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards on September 21, 2008. (UPI Photo/Scott Harms) | License Photo

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Turner Classic Movies says it has chosen U.S. actor Rainn Wilson to be the channel's guest programmer for October.

Wilson is best known for playing Dwight Schrute on the television comedy series "The Office." He has also appeared on the television series "Six Feet Under" and in the films "The Last Mimzy," "America's Sweethearts" and "The Rocker."

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He is slated to join TCM host Robert Osborne in presenting four movies Oct. 14.

The two-time Emmy Award nominee and three-time Screen Actors Guild ensemble award winner has chosen for his lineup "High School Confidential," "The Gene Krupa Story," "Singin' in the Rain" and "The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T."

Each month, TCM invites a celebrity to exchange his or her star status for the role of devoted fan of classic film by picking a few favorite movies and sharing with viewers what he or she has come to love about each one, the channel said.

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