Michael Gross is “Suit”-ing up.
Gross, known as liberal dad Steven Keaton from the classic sitcom “Family Ties,” has signed on for a recurring guest role on the upcoming fourth season of USA’s “Suits.”
Gross, whose more recent roles include parts in “CSI,” “Last Man Standing” and “Psych,” will play Walter Gillis, the down-to-earth founder of a groundbreaking DVD distribution company. As he works to keep his business solvent, he finds himself fending off multiple takeover bids.
Series star Patrick J. Adams posted a photo of himself with Gross on Instagram Wednesday, along with the caption, “Well call me Alex P. Keaton,” a reference to Gross’ former TV son, played by Michael J. Fox.
Other upcoming guest stars on the USA series include D.B. Woodside (“Single Ladies”) and Brendan Hines.
The season finale of “Suits” airs Thursday at 9 p.m. The fourth season, currently in production in Ontario, will premiere this summer.