Tony Winner Matthew Broderick Will Guest Star on Upcoming Season of ABC's "Modern Family"

By Michael Gioia
21 Sep 2012

Matthew Broderick
Matthew Broderick
Photo by Joan Marcus

Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick will guest star in an upcoming episode of the television sitcom "Modern Family," ABC announced Sept. 21.

Broderick, who currently stars in Broadway's Nice Work If You Can Get It, will play a neurotic new friend of Phil's (Ty Burrell) on the series' fourth season.

"Modern Family" also features Ariel Winter, Eric Stonestreet, Julie Bowen, Sofia Vergara, Sarah Hyland, Ed O'Neill, Aubrey Anderson-Emmons, Nolan Gould, Rico Rodriguez and Jesse Tyler Ferguson.

Broderick won Tony Awards for his performances in Brighton Beach Memoirs and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and was nominated for his performance in The Producers. He has also been seen on Broadway in The Philanthropist, The Odd Couple, Taller Than a Dwarf and Night Must Fall, among others.



The fourth season of "Modern Family" will premiere Sept. 26 at 9 PM on ABC. Visit ABC.go.com/ModernFamily.