Jeff Goldblum full of 'Glee' over gay dad role

Wednesday January 18, 2012

Jeff Goldblum is the latest celeb to have bagged a role on Glee.

The Fly actor will play one of Rachel's gay dads in the musical comedy series, while his partner will be played by Brian Stokes Mitchell.

The actors, who both have Broadway experience, are expected to sing when they appear in the US show as Hiram and LeRoy Berry. .

Rachel (Lea Michele) often mentions her dads and Glee creator Ryan Murphy has previously said he would be "interested" in seeing them on screen.

Idina Menzel has already appeared as Rachel's mum.

The pair join a long line of stars who have shot cameo roles in the award-winning series, including How I Met Your Mother's Neil Patrick Harris, ER's John Stamos and Oscar-winner Gwyneth Paltrow.

The Shakespeare in Love actress scooped an Emmy for her recurring role as substitute teacher Holly Holliday.

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