The Grinder: Efren Ramirez, of Napoleon Dynamite fame, to play Rob Lowe's body double
You will soon be seeing double on The Grinder.
Napoleon Dynamite star Efren Ramirez will appear on the Fox comedy as Andre, the body double of Dean (Rob Lowe) from The Grinder, the show within the show, EW has learned exclusively.
What do we know about Andre? Well, he looks exactly like Dean, if you’re seeing him from behind. He winds up shacking up with the Sandersons after Dean gets rid of his home in L.A., where Andre has been living. Stewart (Fred Savage) and Debbie (Mary Elizabeth Ellis) aren’t exactly pleased with the idea of a new house guest, but soon grow fond of Andre when they discover that he is an incredible chef and handyman.
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The episode is expected to air in January.
Ramirez — whose TV credits include Eastbound & Down, Constantine and the animated TV version of Napoleon Dynamite — will voice a character on Fox’s upcoming animated series Bordertown.
Upcoming guests on The Grinder, which was given a full-season order on Tuesday, include Timothy Olyphant, Christina Applegate, and Jason Alexander.