In the Powerless episode ‘Sinking Day’, while Teddy and Ron suspect new hire Alex (Matthew Atkinson) of being a superhero (he does look like Clark Kent), Van’s father Vanderveer Wayne, Sr. makes an appearance. After hearing about how Van screwed up a deal, Van Sr. tries to get Van Jr. back on track.
Vanderveer Wayne, Sr. is portrayed by Corbin Bernsen. He’s known for his roles on Psych (Henry Spencer), The Young and the Restless (Father Todd Williams), JAG (Captain Owen Sebring), and L.A. Law (Arnie Becker), among many others. Bernsen is also well recognized for his role as Roger Dorn in the Major League movies. Powerless airs Thursdays at 8:30pm on NBC.