This Is Us is rolling out the welcome mat to TV legends Wendie Malick and Dan Lauria. The duo will seem within the season two finale because the dad and mom of Toby (Chris Sullivan).
Malick is understood for her work in Simply Shoot Me, Scorching in Cleveland and Dream On. Lauria has greater than 180 appearing credit to his title, notably The Surprise Years and lately Pitch and Fly. The duo appeared collectively in Pitch and have appeared collectively on stage, together with performances of Love Letters.
The casting announcement was made at This Is Us‘ SXSW panel.
Forward of the finale, Sullivan and costar Susan Kelechi Watson praised the casting selections.
“I like the casting of your dad and mom,” Watson stated.
“Yeah, my dad and mom. It does not get a lot better than the 2 folks they’ve solid as my dad and mom…You are actually going to like it,” Sullivan stated.
The second season of This Is Us ends with “The Marriage ceremony,” which sees the Pearson household come collectively for Toby’s marriage ceremony to Kate (Chrissy Metz). Do not fret, NBC has already ordered a 3rd season of the Emmy-winning drama.
This Is Us season two ends on Tuesday, March 13 at 9 p.m. on NBC.
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