Ty Burrell

Born Aug 22, 1967

Tyler "Ty" Gerald Burrell is an American actor and comedian. He is best known for his role as Phil Dunphy in the ABC comedy Modern Family.

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1967 Birth Born on August 22, 1967.


1993 25 Years Old He attended Hidden Valley High School in Grants Pass, where he played football and was a lineman for the Hidden Valley Mustangs. After graduating, he enrolled at Southern Oregon University in Ashland, and graduated with a bachelor's degree in theatre arts in 1993; he was the school's commencement speaker in 2008. … Read More


1999 31 Years Old In 1999, Burrell worked as a festival actor at the Utah Shakespeare Festival. … Read More
2000 32 Years Old Burrell and his wife Holly married in 2000. … Read More
2001 33 Years Old Burrell's first credited film roles were 2001's Evolution and Black Hawk Down.
2004 36 Years Old He subsequently appeared in the 2004 remake of Dawn of the Dead, and in several stage roles (like 2000's Broadway production of Macbeth, and the off-Broadway plays Corners, The Blue Demon, Burn This, and Show People). … Read More
2007 39 Years Old In the Marvel film adaptation of the comic The Incredible Hulk, he played Leonard Samson (without superpowers), who had a short relationship with Betty Ross. In 2007, he had a small role in the film National Treasure: Book of Secrets as the curator of the White House followed by a starring role in the sitcom Back to You on Fox later that same year. … Read More


2011 43 Years Old For his performance, he has received seven Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (2010–2016), winning the award twice in 2011 and 2014. … Read More
2014 46 Years Old He was the recipient of the individual SAG award in 2014, defeating Alec Baldwin, who had previously won the award seven years in a row.
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