Mark Consuelos is leaving 'Riverdale' after four seasons

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(CNN)Mark Consuelos is leaving "Riverdale."

Consuelos, who plays villain Hiram Lodge,who is besides Veronica's dad, will beryllium going aft 4 seasons connected the show.

"So tonight's occurrence is Mark's swan opus playing our hunky villain Hiram Lodge connected Riverdale aft 4 insane, glorious years," showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa told Deadline. "From the infinitesimal Mark joined us, helium was up for virtually anything, a 100 percent committed to making Archie's beingness a surviving hell. And what's comic is, Mark couldn't beryllium much antithetic from Hiram. A classy pro and the sweetest guy, ever looking retired for everyone. We privation Mark the champion and anticipation this isn't the past we've seen of Hiram Lodge."

    Consuelos thanked Aguirre-Sacasa for the opportunity, telling the work successful a statement: "First and foremost, I would similar to convey Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa for this unthinkable opportunity. Never earlier has playing a quality that was truthful bad, felt truthful good. Huge acknowledgment to the Riverdale fandom, to the superb unit and astonishing cast, whom I see beloved friends and family."

      Consuelos archetypal appeared connected the bid successful the Season 2 premiere. He played a affluent mob brag who tried to support Veronica distant from Archie.

      The amusement is based connected the characters from Archie Comics.

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