10:52am PT by Jethro Nededog
'Rescue Me' Star Dean Winters Brings Sibling Rivalry to NBC's 'Up All Night'
There’s actually quite a good resemblance between Dean Winters and Up All Night’s Will Arnett, don’t you think?
An NBC spokesperson confirms that the Rescue Me star will appear on an upcoming episode of the comedy as Chris’s (Arnett) brother, Casey, as first reported by TV Guide.
Fans of the show can expect some sibling rivalry when Winters appears on an early 2012 episode on the series in which Arnett’s character has given up his high-powered attorney job to be a stay-at-home dad. Christina Applegate and Maya Rudolph also star.
Winters played Johnny Gavin on FX’s drama series, Rescue Me. He has also appeared in the recurring role of Dennis Duffy on NBC’s 30 Rock. Many viewers, including this writer, remember him fondly from HBO’s gritty prison drama, Oz, in which he played Ryan O’Reily from 1997-2003. Around the same time, he pulled double duty as Det. Brian Cassidy on Law & Order: SVU.
Up All Night airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on NBC.