Cannavale’s Going “Modern”…

Bobby Cannavale is preparing to do a little clowning around on Modern Family.

The 41-year-old half-Cuban American actor will reportedly guest star on ABC‘s hit comedy series as Louis, the former clown partner of Cam’s beloved alter-ego, Fizbo.

Bobby Cannavale Modern Family

Cannavale’s appearance on the hit show is scheduled for early 2012, according to TVLine.

Cannavale, who received an Emmy for his guest-starring role as who Officer Vince D’Angelo on Will & Grace, most recently co-starred in Win Win.

And, he’s set to appear in a recurring role on the upcoming season of Nurse Jackie, where he’ll play a tough new hospital administrator.