Modern Family and the Emmys

April 22, 2011 by · 1 Comment
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There’s a very good chance that all six of last year’s Emmynominees for best supporting comedy actor will return. That means the “Modern Family” trio likely will be back: Ty Burrell,Jesse Tyler Ferguson and 2010 winner Eric Stonestreet.


Ty Burrell, “Modern Family”
Chris Colfer, “Glee”
Jon Cryer, “Two and a Half Men”
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, “Modern Family”
Neil Patrick Harris, “How I Met Your Mother”
Nick Offerman, “Parks and Recreation”
Mike O’Malley, “Glee”
Ed O’Neill, “Modern Family”
Oliver Platt, “The Big C”
Eric Stonestreet, “Modern Family”

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Actor makes family ‘Modern’

May 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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PASADENA, CA - AUGUST 3: (L-R) Actors Jesse Ty...
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Eric Stonestreet, who plays Cameron, the melodramatic half of the gay couple on ABC’s “Modern Family,” isn’t worried about being typecast.

While he was shooting the first episode of “Modern Family” he was also playing a convicted rapist and murderer on “Nip/Tuck.”

“I played Oliver Platt’s legal intern on ‘The West Wing,’ on ‘CSI,’ I was the handwriting documents technician. I’ve killed a bunch of people on TV. People ask if my parents have a problem with me playing a gay man on TV, I say they were more upset with me killing people. They say, ‘Why do they see you as a killer?’ ”

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