Brian Dennehy by Charley Gallay/Getty Images, Patrick Warburton by Cliff Lipson/CBS
, a silver-screen vet and six-time Emmy nominee, is bringing his acting chops - and perhaps some savory lamb chops, as well! - to CBS'
Rules of Engagement
, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively. In one of the sitcom's first Season 3 episodes, Dennehy will guest-star as the father of
's Jeff. The verbal jabs fly between Jeff's wife, Audrey, and her father-in-law, whose alpha-male antics, unbridled love for meat and blatant chauvinism make his sometimes-gruff son look positively refined
. Dennehy's big-screen resume includes the tracking and capture of one John Rambo (in First Blood
) and F/X
. He won a Golden Globe for the TV presentation of the Arthur Miller classic Death of a Salesman
. CBS' Rules
returns midseason. - Matt Mitovich Crave scoop?
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