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Jesse Tyler Ferguson          

Actor & LGBTQ Activist; Best-Known for “Modern Family”

For eleven seasons, Jesse Tyler Ferguson starred as “Mitchell Pritchett” on the Award-winning ABC comedy MODERN FAMILY. Over the course of its run, the show earned five Emmy Awards for Outstanding Comedy Series, a Golden Globe Award for Outstanding Comedy Series and four Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. Ferguson also received five Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series and four People’s Choice Award nominations for “Favorite Comedic TV Actor” on behalf of MODERN FAMILY.

Ferguson returned to Broadway in 2016 starring as 40 outrageous characters in the hit on-man show, FULLY COMMITED for which he received a Drama Desk Award for “Outstanding Solo Performance” as well as a Drama League Nomination for "Distinguished Performance.” On the big screen, Ferguson most recently starred as the voice of “The Shangri Llama” in 20th Century Fox’s ICE AGE: COLLISION COURSE. Fegurson made his Broadway debut at the age of 21 as “Chip” in George C. Wolfe’s revival of ON THE TOWN. He later went on to originate the role of “Leaf Coneybear” in the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE (Drama Desk Award, “Outstanding Ensemble Performance”, “Distinguished Performance” nominee, Drama League Awards).

Ferguson has also worked extensively with The New York Public Theatre’s Shakespeare in the Park in such notable productions as THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, THE TEMPEST, THE WINTER’S TALE, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (“Distinguished Performance” nominee, Drama League Awards) and THE COMEDY OF ERRORS (“Distinguished Performance” nominee, Drama League Awards).

Other theatre credits include world premieres of Jordan Harrison’s LOG CABIN, Christopher Shinn’s WHERE DO WE LIVE and Michael John LaChiusa’s LITTLE FISH, as well as “Sir Robin” in SPAMALOT and “Leo Bloom” in THE PRODUCERS, both at The Hollywood Bowl.

A longstanding advocate for marriage equality, Ferguson co-founded Tie The Knot in 2012 with his husband, where they design limited edition bow ties with all the proceeds going to various organizations that fight for LGBTQ equality around the world.


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