Exclusive

Modern Family Exclusive: Wiseguy Jonathan Banks Cast as Jay's Brother

A never-before-seen sibling is about to fall out of Ed O’Neill’s Modern Family tree.

Ex-Wiseguy actor actor Jonathan Banks — most recently seen as Mike on Breaking Bad — has signed on to guest star as Jay’s brother Tommy, sources confirm to me exclusively.

Described as a working class lunk of a guy who’s more comfortable communicating with his fists than his mouth, Tommy reunites with his bro in a an episode slated to air in February or March.

Banks’ credits also include recurring roles on Day Break, Dexter, and E-Ring.

Comments are monitored, so don’t go off topic, don’t frakkin’ curse and don’t bore us with how much your coworker’s sister-in-law makes per hour. Talk smart about TV!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

6 Comments
  1. Sara says:

    i remember Jay talked about his brother once. He said something about them arguing and competing a lot. lol.

  2. Ben Phelps says:

    shouldn’t there be mention of the fact that this is updated from the previous version?

  3. Shane says:

    Jay also had a phone conversation with his brother during the Hawaii episodes.

  4. Emily N. says:

    He is amazing on Breaking Bad!

  5. Nick says:

    I don’t really like the actor at all, but I kind of thought old SNL alum Colin Quinn would have made a good brother.

  6. chris says:

    nice casting, amazing actor man! steals breaking bad! I remember him in the original Beverly Hills Cop he was so cold and evil left me with nightmares.
    Strange I just watched an episode of Star Trek Deep Space Nine and he was in it. “Battle Lines (season 1). Love this dude he will totally rock as Eds bro.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,491 other followers