Ryan Lochte films '90210' cameo

Silver medalist Ryan Lochte of the United States

Silver medalist Ryan Lochte of the United States poses during the medal ceremony for the men's 200-meter individual medley on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre in London. (Aug. 2, 2012) Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Olympic champion Ryan Lochte put his toe in the acting pool for a cameo appearance on the CW drama series "90210."

The swimmer says it was his first acting gig and he was "really nervous" because he "didn't want to mess it up."

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He says "everyone was really nice. They helped me out," adding: "Hopefully, I killed it through the end."

Lochte won five medals, including two gold medals, in swimming events at the London Olympics.

The "90210" episode with Lochte will air at 9 p.m. EDT on Monday, Oct. 29.

The show's producers say there's no water involved in the scene, adding that Lochte "deserves a little rest on dry land."

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He attended the premiere of "The Expendables 2" in Los Angeles on Wednesday night.

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