Jesse Tyler Ferguson
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Jesse Tyler Ferguson, who was born October 22, 1975 in Missoula, Montana got his start in theater productions -- including a role in the Tony Award-winning musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and the 2007 Public Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
After guest spots on hit shows like Ugly Betty and a lead role in the short-lived CBS sitcom,The Class, the graduate of New York's American Musical and Dramatic Academy landed his big break in 2009 when he was cast as Mitchell Pritchett on the award-winning ABC comedy, Modern Family. Ferguson -- who plays Cameron Tucker's (Eric Stonestreet) more low-key partner -- nabbed an Emmy nomination in 2010 for his role.
The former child theater actor, who also had a role in the 2008 thriller, Untraceable, has been romantically linked to fellow actor Justin Mikita.
Julie Bowen, Eric Stonestreet, Jesse Tyler Ferguson Get Stuck in an Elevator En Route to Charity EventSaturday – March 02, 2013 – 1:17pm