Exclusive: Modern Family Grabs Jennifer Tilly

One of the big screen’s go-to femme fatales, Jennifer Tilly, has scored a hot date with ABC’s Modern Family, TVLine has learned.

Modern Family Exclusive: Gilles Marini Confuses Cam’s Gaydar

In an upcoming Season 3 episode, Chazz Palminteri (The Usual Suspects) will reprise his role of Shorty, the longtime pal of Jay’s who during Season 1 Mitchell incorrectly pegged as gay. Well, not only is Shorty straight, but he’s dating a vivacious brunette vixen, to be played by Tilly.

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Famous (and infamous) for her roles in such film fare as Bound and Bride of Chucky, Tilly’s TV credits include the voice of Family Guy‘s Bonnie, plus on-camera appearances in a July episode of Drop Dead Diva and a 2010 CSI.

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