Ty Burrell

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Tyler Gerald Burrell
  • Birth Place: Grants Pass, OR
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/22/1967, Leo
  • Profession: Actor
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Ty Burrell Fast Facts:Did not pursue acting until he got to college.
  • Worked as a forest firefighter when he was 19.
  • Appeared in a 2000 Broadway production of Macbeth with Back to You costar Kelsey Grammer in the lead role.
  • Enjoyed TV guest appearances on Ellen and The West Wing before debuting on the silver screen in 2001's Evolution and Black Hawk Down.
  • Starred opposite Edward Norton and Catherine Keener in the acclaimed Signature Theatre off-Broadway production of Burn This.
  • In 2010, bought a bar, Bar-X, in Salt Lake City with his brother Duncan.
  • Honored his deceased father in his 2011 Emmy acceptance speech for his supporting role in Modern Family.
  • Ty Burrell Relationships:
  • Holly Burrell - Wife
  • Frances Burrell - Daughter
  • Duncan Burrell - Brother
  • Ty Burrell Awards:
  • 2011 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor 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
  • 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2013 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR; Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA (MFA, 1997)

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