B>Jeff Hephner (“The Jury”) will have a recurring role on “The OC.”

He’ll play Matt Ramsey, an overzealous business partner working alongside Sandy Cohen (Peter Gallagher) at the Newport Group. His first episode airs tonight.

Hephner also will appear in Hallmark Hall of Fame telepic “The Water Is Wide,” slated to air Jan. 29 on CBS.

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