‘Glee’ Finds Rachel’s Gay Dads in Jeff Goldblum and Brian Stokes MitchellBy
Jeff Goldblum and Brian Stokes Mitchell have landed a role on “Glee“. The two actors have been tapped to portray Rachel’s gay fathers, Hiram and LeRoy Berry, who have been mentioned several times on the show but never appeared on the screen.
Goldblum and Mitchell will first appear in a Valentine’s Day episode titled “Heart“, which is scheduled to air on February 14, TVLine reports. Playing the adoptive parents of diva-wanna-be Rachel, they will reportedly show their vocal chords on the popular musical series.
Beside being known for his roles in movies and TV shows, “Jurassic Park” actor Goldblum is also an accomplished jazz pianist. As for Mitchell, he is a veteran Broadway actor who is best known for starring in such productions as “Man of La Macha” and “Kiss Me Kate”. He also played Kelsey Grammer’s on-screen nemesis on “Frasier”
“Glee” has just aired “Yes/No” which featured two marriage proposals. The show will return two weeks later, on January 31, with a Michael Jackson tribute episode which has been teased in a preview video.