Actor Michael Gross will become
involved in a gay love triangle on the ABC Sunday night drama
Brothers & Sisters.
The 63-year-old actor is best known for
playing Steven Keaton on the long running NBC sitcom Family Ties,
which launched the
careers of Michael J. Fox, Justine Bateman and Tina Yothers.
Gross' guest role begins on Sunday,
February 13, TV
“I play a gay food critic –
something very different for me – and we're hoping it turns into
something, because I'm part of a love triangle with Ron Rifkin and
Richard Chamberlain. It could be kind of fun.”
“Apparently I have a history with
Richard Chamberlain's character,” he explained. “I got to spend
a couple of days holding hands with Mr. Chamberlain. My wife was
excited too. She would have liked to have done that.”
Rifkin's character of lovable Uncle
Saul came out gay in 2007. He
recently said that he was charged up when producers asked him to play
The drama has previously broken ground
with gay couple Kevin (played by Matthew Rhys) and Scotty (Luke
MacFarlane). The couple recently became adoptive parents.