Jeff Garlin has joined the cast of Netflix’s Never Have I Ever for its fourth and final season. It marks the first series Garlin has joined since he was let go from ABC’s The Goldbergs a year ago following an HR investigation. Garlin has remained part of the ensemble at HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm, where he’s also an executive producer.
Netflix and co-creators Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher announced in March that the fourth season of Never Have I Ever, which follows an Indian American teenager (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan) through her high school years, would be its last. Garlin will play a man named Len, who sparks the interest of Devi’s (Ramakrishnan) grandmother, Nirmala (Ranjita Chakravarty). The final season is slated to air in 2023.
Garlin starred on The Goldbergs for most of its first nine seasons, leaving the sitcom in December 2021 for alleged behavior on set that made members of the show’s staff uncomfortable. The Goldbergs wrote around Garlin’s absence and occasionally used old footage of him in the final episodes of the ninth season. He was written off at the start of season 10 when his character, patriarch Murray Goldberg, died offscreen.
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