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'Raising Hope' Adds Chris Klein to the Family (Exclusive)

The "American Pie" and "Wilfred" star will play Jimmy's "almost" long-lost older brother.

Chris Klein
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Chris Klein

Chris Klein is moving in to Fox's Raising Hope.

The former American Pie star, who recurs on FX's Wilfred, has booked a guest-starring turn on the Tuesday comedy, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively.

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Klein will play Brad, a local celebrity realtor whom Burt (Garret Dillahunt) and Virginia (Martha Plimpton) reveal to Jimmy (Lucas Neff) is his "almost" long-lost older brother. Klein has signed on for one episode.

He joins a Season 3 roster of previously announced guest stars including Tippi Hedren, Melanie Griffith, Wilmer Valderrama and Jenny Slate.

Raising Hope returns at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2 on Fox, with an early live-streaming screening and Q&A with Plimpton and Dillahunt on Aug. 26 in Los Angeles.

Klein is repped by ICM Partners, Brillstein Entertainment and Sloane Offer.

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