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OTRC: Fred Savage to guest star and direct episode of 'Happy Endings'

Actor Fred Savage poses on the set of the ABC sitcom "Crumbs," on Dec. 1, 2005, in Los Angeles. (Kevork Djansezian)

Fred Savage is set to appear in a cameo on season two of ABC's comedy series "Happy Endings," the network confirmed to OnTheRedCarpet.com.

Savage will also direct his second episode of the series since directing one last year. According to the network, Savage will be playing himself in the show.

The former child actor directed the 2007 film "Daddy Day Camp" and has directed several TV shows, including "Party Down," which he also produced, "Modern Family," "Ugly Betty" and 18 episodes of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia."

Entertainment Weekly reports that the episode will involve a bad date, Elisha Cuthburt's character and Savage providing live commentary for "The Princess Bride" movie, in which the actor starred as a young boy.

On the show, Cuthbert plays Alex, a woman who leaves her fiance Dave at the altar before their wedding.

The program shows how the split affects the couple and their friends, including housewife Jane (Eliza Coupe from "Scrubs") and her husband Brad (Damon Wayans, Jr.), gay friend Max (Adam Pally) and Penny (Casey Wilson from "Saturday Night Live"), who has trouble finding the right guy herself.

Savage's episode is slated to air in the fall, while season two of "Happy Endings" premieres on September 28. Check out our Fall 2011 premiere date slideshow.

Savage is best known for his role on the 1980s series 'The Wonder Years.' He played main character Kevin Arnold. He also played Number Three in the 2002 film "Austin Powers in Goldmember" and starred in the 2006 series "Crumbs."

Savage married his childhood friend Jennifer Lynn Stone in 2004. They have two children, a son named Oliver and a daughter named Lily.

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