Jesse Tyler Ferguson

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  • Birth Name: Jesse Tyler Ferguson
  • Birth Place: Missoula, MT
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/22/1975, Libra
  • Profession: Actor
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Jesse Tyler Ferguson Fast Facts:
  • Worked in an amusement park as a teen.
  • In 1998, he made his Broadway debut as one of the leads in a revival of On the Town.
  • Originated the role of Leaf Coneybear in the Tony-nominated 2005 musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.
  • Made TV breakthrough in the sitcom The Class which won the 2007 People's Choice Award for Favorite New TV Comedy.
  • In 2012, appeared in the play 8, which focused on California's gay-marriage ban.
  • The gay actor, whose Modern Family character is also gay, had a publicized clash in 2012 with former Growing Pains star Kirk Cameron after Cameron slammed gay marriage in a TV interview; Ferguson subsequently said, "I had a crush on Kirk Cameron until about 24 hours ago." (Cameron, while sticking with his opposition to gay marriage, later apologized for any hurt feelings.)
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson Relationships:
  • Justin Mikita - FiancĂ©
  • Kelly Ferguson - Sister
  • Bob Ferguson - Father
  • Anne Ferguson - Mother
  • Ben Ferguson - Brother
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson Awards:
  • 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2014 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2011 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2013 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • The American Musical and Dramatic Academy, New York, NY

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