Dennis Farina, Jake Johnson Dennis Farina, Jake Johnson

Nick's father is coming to town on New Girl!

Dennis Farina, whose credits include Get Shorty and Law & Order, has been cast as Walt Miller, the con artist father of Nick (Jake Johnson), has confirmed. first reported the news.

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Walt will mysteriously reappear in an episode slated for January when he enlists his son in some less than legal activities that involve — funnily enough considering Farina last starred on Luck — a racetrack!

For those who guessed correctly, it is Nick's father who was No. 1 in our Mega Buzz guessing game.

New Girl airs Tuesdays at 9/8c on Fox.