Eric Stonestreet

  • Birth Name: Eric Allen Stonestreet
  • Birth Place: Kansas City, Kansas, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Grew up on a farm in Kansas.
  • Got hooked on acting after landing a small role in Craig Lucas' play Prelude to a Kiss, for which a friend had dared him to audition.
  • After college, moved to Chicago, where he found work in TV commercials and studied with the Second City and ImprovOlympic (now IO) comedy groups.
  • Had breakout role as Sheldon the hotel desk clerk in Almost Famous (2000).

Awards

  • 2011, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2011, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2012, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
  • 2010, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Winner
  • 2012, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Winner
  • 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Winner
  • 2010, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Winner
  • 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Winner
  • 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2011, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
  • 2015, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2013, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
  • 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2009, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2011, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Winner
  • 2016, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Katherine Tokarz — Ex-significant Other
  • Vince Stonestreet — Father
  • Jamey Stonestreet — Mother

College

  • Attended Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States

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