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The multiple award-winning mocumentary Modern Family is set to get louder and more funny for its fifth season. TV Line is reporting that comedienne Dana Powell has been added to the growing cast.

Powell will be playing the role of Cam's () sister, a "colorful and believable" character from the Midwest who will have to be outspoken and sassy as writers plan for the siblings to share "a little bit of a competitive relationship." Good company: Modern Family has garnered a staggering 141 awards nominations in just four seasons, winning 57 of them.

The actress has a varied comedic filmography under her belt, playing a nosy neighbor on ABC's Suburgatory, along with appearances on the latest season of Arrested Development, 2 Broke Girls, and The Office.

Modern Family Season 5 will premiere on Wednesday, September 25 on ABC at 9/8 CST.



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