Brooklyn Nine-Nine season seven is well underway, and in the latest episode called Admiral Peralta fans were treated to a family reunion for Jake (played by Andy Samberg). This season features notable guest stars including Martin Mull, Jason Mantzoukas, Bradley Whitford, Nicole Byer, Anna Bogomazova and Craig Robinson.
Who is actor Martin Mull?
Martin Mull is an American actor and comedian from Chicago.
He is best known for the portrayal of Garth Gimble in soap opera Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman.
Mull is also well known for playing Barth Gimble (Garth Gimble’s twin brother) opposite Fred Willard in the show’s spin-off Fernwood 2 Night and America 2-Night.
The star is also well known for his role as Colonel Mustard in the film Clue and Leon Carp in Roseanne in the 1980s and 1990s.
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He also famously played Willard Kraft in Sabrina, the Teenage Witch and Vlad Plasmius on Danny Phantom.
More recently, Mull portrayed Gene Parmesan on Arrested Development and Russell in Two and a Half Men.
His other TV credits include Domestic Life, Golden Girls and Dads.
In terms of films, Mull has appeared in Mrs Doubtfire, My Bodyguard and Relative Strangers.
Away from acting, Mull is a painter and recording artist.
He studied painting and graduated in 1965 from the Rhode Island School of Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and in 1967 he earned a Master of Fine Arts in painting from the same school.
Mull began his career in the 1960s as a singer and songwriter and later became known for his musical comedy.
He released in self-titled debut album in 1972 which featured many musicians including Ramblin’ Jack Elliot, Levon Helm, Keith Spring and Libby Titus.
He is married to singer Wendy Haas and they are parents to their daughter Maggie.
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Who did Martin Mull play in Brooklyn Nine-Nine?
Martin Mull starred in episode 10 of Brooklyn Nine-Nine season seven.
The episode was titled Admiral Peralta and saw Jake reunited with his family ahead of becoming a father.
Mull reprised his role as Andy’s grandfather Admiral Walter Peralta, which meant there were three generations of Perlaltas on Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Bradley Whitford starred as Andy’s father and Brooklyn Nine-Nine fans will know they have a very complex relationship.
However, if Andy thought his relationship with his father was bad, the relationship between his father and grandfather was much worse.
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Thankfully, Andy managed to bring the two together.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine fans took to Twitter to share their excitement over Mull’s appearance in the episode.
One fan tweeted: “Martin Mull is an absolute legend. I’ve lost count of how many times he’s popped up and stolen a weird movie or otherwise tedious sitcom.”
A second fan said: “Andy Samberg, Martin Mull and @BradleyWhitford is my new favourite comedy trio. #Brooklyn99.”
A third fan commented: “Martin Mull on B99 is a glimmer of hope in these dark times.”
Brooklyn Nine-Nine airs Thursdays on NBC
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