Full name: Edward Phillip O'Neill Jr.
Date of birth: April 12, 1946
Hometown: Youngstown, Ohio
Education: Ohio University and Youngstown State University
Wife: Catherine Rusoff
Children: Two daughters, Sofia (born in 1999) and Claire (born in 2006)
Bet you didn’t know... Ed has a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Ed O'Neill Links:
- 10 Things You Didn't Know About Modern Family's Ed...
Full name: Eric Allen Stonestreet
Date of birth: September 9, 1971
Hometown: Kansas City, Kansas
Education: Kansas State University
Girlfriend: Actress, dancer, and singer Katherine Tokarz
Bet you didn’t know... Fizbo is not a product of the Modern Family writers’ brilliant minds; Eric created the clown character when he was 11.
Much like his Modern Family character Cameron,...
Full name: Julia Bowen Luetkemeyer
Date of birth: March 3, 1970
Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland
Education: Brown University
Husband: Real-estate investor Scott Phillips (married since September 2004)
Children: Three sons — Oliver (born on April 10, 2007) and twins John and Gus (born on May 8, 2009)
Bet you didn’t know... While at the tail end of filming a fake labor scene for Boston...
Full name: Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Date of birth: October 22, 1975
Hometown: Born in Missoula, Montana, raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Education: The American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) in New York City
Boyfriend: Lawyer Justin Mikita
Bet you didn’t know... Jesse won Drama Desk Award in 2005!
Jesse Tyler Ferguson got an early start in acting, joining the Albuquerque...
Little Aubrey is a new addition to the Modern Family cast. The 4-year-old will play Cameron and Mitchell’s young daughter — Lily Tucker-Pritchett. Aubrey replaces Jaden and Ella Hiller — the docile twins who portrayed Lily for the show’s first two seasons.
Full name: Sofía Margarita Vergara
Nickname: La Toti
Date of birth: July 10, 1972
Hometown: Barranquilla, Colombia
Boyfriend: Nick Loeb
Ex-husband: Joe Gonzalez (married from 1991 to 1993)
Son: Manolo Gonzalez-Ripoll Vergara (from her first marriage, born on September 16, 1992; he’s named after a character in Scarface)
Bet you didn’t know... Sofia once dated Enrique Iglesias.
Full name: Tyler Gerald Burrell
Date of birth: August 22, 1967
Hometown: Born in Grants Pass, Oregon, and raised in Ashland, Oregon, and Applegate, Oregon
Education: B.A. in theatre arts from Southern Oregon University; MFA from Pennsylvania State University
Wife: Holly Burrell (married since 2000)
Children: Daughter, Frances (adopted on March 18, 2010)
Bet you didn’t know... For a period...
Full name: Nolan Gould
Date of birth: October 28, 1998
Hometown: Columbus, Georgia
Bet you didn’t know... Nolan’s in Mensa!
Nolan Gould: Boy Genius
Nolan Gould started acting in commercials when he was just 3 years old, and he has worked steadily ever since. His film credits include lead roles in Space Buddies and Montana and a part in the 2011 Justin Timberlake-Mila Kunis vehicle Friends With...
Full name: Sarah Jane Hyland
Nicknames: SJ, Kitty, Raindrop
Date of birth: November 24, 1990
Hometown: New York City, New York
Education: Professional Performing Arts School
Boyfriend: High School Musical 3 star Matt Prokop (dating since June 2009)
Bet you didn’t know... Sarah landed her Modern Family role within two weeks of relocating to Los Angeles when she was 18.
Full name: Ariel Winter Workman
Date of birth: January 28, 1998
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Bet you didn’t know... Ariel writes and records her own music!
Ariel Winter always wanted to be an actress — back when she was 4, she dreamed of entering the TV set and exploring with Dora the Explorer. After her mother hired an agent for her, Ariel landed her first paying job in...
Full name: Rico Rodriguez II
Date of birth: July 31, 1998
Hometown: College Station, Texas
Bet you didn’t know... Rico is the younger brother of actress Raini Rodriguez.
Texas born and raised, Rico Rodriguez moved to Los Angeles when he was 6 to support his sister Raini’s dream of becoming an actress. After a year of watching from the sidelines, Rico decided to enroll in...