Jeff Goldblum to star in Glee

The actor will play one of Rachel’s gay dads in the hit US show


Eccentric Hollywood star Jeff Goldblum is the latest big-name signing to comedy drama series Glee.


Goldblum, best known for 1986 horror film The Fly, will play one of Rachel’s (Lea Michele) gay dads in the high-school musical series, and is expected to sing.

He will be joined by Broadway star Brian Stokes Mitchell, who will play his partner, according to


Glee, which airs on Sky1, has a tradition of landing famous names for guest roles. Britney Spears, Neil Patrick Harris and Olivia Newton-John have all had cameos, with Gwyneth Paltrow winning an Emmy for her performance as substitute teacher Holly Holliday.