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FILE - In this April 27, 2009 file photo, actor Jeremy Irons attends The Film Society of Lincoln Center gala tribute to honor actor Tom Hanks at Alice Tully Hall in New York. Irons is dropping into "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" to guest star as a sex therapist. A spokeswoman for the NBC crime drama said Friday, Dec. 3, 2010, that Irons' character runs a sex addiction clinic in the episode to be filmed later this month. It's set to air in early 2011. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, file)
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FILE - In this April 27, 2009 file photo, actor Jeremy Irons attends The Film Society of Lincoln Center gala tribute to honor actor Tom Hanks at Alice Tully Hall in New York. Irons is dropping into "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" to guest star as a sex therapist. A spokeswoman for the NBC crime drama said Friday, Dec. 3, 2010, that Irons' character runs a sex addiction clinic in the episode to be filmed later this month. It's set to air in early 2011. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, file)

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