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'Big Bang Theory' taps 'Victorious' star to play Wolowitz's younger brother

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Wolowitz’s little bro is coming to town on The Big Bang Theory.

EW has learned that Victorious star Matt Bennett has landed a guest-starring role as Josh, Howard Wolowitz’s (Simon Helberg) younger half-brother who shows up on his doorstep unexpectedly. Josh is the son of Howard’s estranged father, who has not yet appeared on the series.

Bennett, whose credits also include Bridesmaids and iCarly, will appear in “The Fortification Implementation,” which is slated to air Thursday, April 9 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.