Jesse Tyler FergusonDate of birth:
October 22, 1975Hometown:
Born in Missoula, Montana, raised in Albuquerque, New MexicoEducation:
The American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) in New York CityBoyfriend:
Lawyer Justin MikitaTwitter:
@jessetylerBet you didn’t know...
Jesse won Drama Desk Award in 2005!
Tyler Ferguson got an early start in acting, joining the Albuquerque
Children's Theater at age 8. Soon after graduating high school, Jesse
moved to New York to attend the American Musical and Dramatic Academy.
He began performing in Broadway and off-Broadway productions, including
the Tony Award winning The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
and the Public Theater Shakespeare in the Park production of A Midsummer Night's Dream
Jesse received rave reviews for his 2006 role on the CBS ensemble sitcom The Class
. He also appeared in the TV shows Do Not Disturb
and Ugly Betty
, as well as the movies Untraceable
and Griffin & Phoenix
Thanks to his hilarious turn as Mitchell Pritchett
on Modern Family
has been nominated for two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor
in a Comedy Series (in 2010 and 2011). Along with his
co-stars, he won a 2010 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.