Modern Family Season 4 Casting Spoilers: Billy Dee Williams Guests During the Holiday Episode and Nathan Lane Returns as Pepper!

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November 14, 2012

Remember Nathan Lane’s flamboyant Modern Family character, Pepper? Well, Mitch (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cam’s (Eric Stonestreet) bud will be returning in a season 4 episode for a round of golf. Should be interesting, right?

Entertainment Weekly also revealed that Billy Dee Williams will be coming on the show as a guest this season around the holidays.

The Star Wars actor will play himself on a holiday episode of ABC’s Modern Family, EW has learned. In the episode, titled “New Year’s Eve,” Jay (Ed O’Neill) crosses paths with Williams over a game of cards during a family trip to Palm Springs.

Family trip to Palm Springs? Well, who’s going to say no to another Modern Family vacation episode?

What do you think about Billy Dee Williams playing himself on the show, and are you excited to see Pepper (Nathan Lane) again this season?