Ellen Barkin Cast on Modern Family As...

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Modern Family is about to give us a major look inside Phil's professional life.

A couple weeks after Greg Kinnear was announced a new co-worker for the funniest father on TV, we can confirm that veteran actress Ellen Barkin will come on board as a nemesis for Luke, Haley and Alex's wacky dad.

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Barkin will portray a real estate broker named Vera and debut in early 2012.

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she will be incredible in this role