According to The Hollywood Reporter, Benjamin Bratt is going to guest star on ABC's new comedy series Modern Family. He will play the ex-husband of Sofia Vergara's character.

Jay Pritchett (Ed O'Neill) lives with his much-younger Colombian wife, Gloria Delgado-Pritchett (Vergara). They are presently raising Gloria's child from her previous marriage, Manny Delgado (Rico Rodriguez).

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Mr. Delgado (Bratt) has been talked about a lot on the show. His son idolizes him and his wife brags about his physical abilities. The character of Mr. Delgado has yet to be seen.

Shelley Long (Cheers) just signed to guest star on Modern Family. She will play Jay's ex-wife, Dede Pritchett.