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Ty Burrell Biography
Ty Burrell (Tyler Gerald Burrell) is an American actor and comedian. He rose to fame in several roles on Broadway including Macbeth, and the off-Broadway plays Corners, The Blue Demon, Burn This, and Show People.
Tyler’s first feature film role was in 2001’s Evolution. He appeared in Black Hawk Down, Dawn of the Dead, Muppets Most Wanted and Marvel’s The Incredible Hulk as Doc Samson. Since then he has voiced characters in a number of animated films Mr. Peabody & Sherman, Finding Dory as Bailey the Beluga Whale and Storks. Tyler had recurring roles on the television series Out of Practice and Back to You.
Ty is well known for his role as Phil Dunphy in the ABC sitcom Modern Family. Following the role he has won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 2011 and 2014 and five Screen Actors Guild Awards: one for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series in 2013 and four consecutive awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series shared with the cast from 2011 to 2014.
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Tyre was born on August 22, 1967 in Grants Pass, Oregon. He is 51 years old as of 2018.
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Tyre was born in Grants Pass, Oregon. He is the son of Sheri Rose (née Hauck), a teacher, and Gary Gerald Burrell (1940–1989), a family therapist. He is of mostly English and German descent.
According to the television series Finding Your Roots, Trye’s great great grandmother Susanna Weeks was a former slave from Tennessee who became a homesteader in Oregon, and her son George Washington Weeks would eventually pass for white.
Tyre’s grew up in the small southern Oregon town of Applegate, near the California border.
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Tyre went to Hidden Valley High School in Grants Pass, where he played football and was a lineman for the Hidden Valley Mustangs. After his graduation he enrolled at Southern Oregon University in Ashland, and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in theatre arts in 1993. In 2008 Tyre was the school’s commencement speaker. While in college, he worked as a bartender at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
During this time, Tyre went to the University of Oregon and became a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. He went on with his education at Penn State University, where he earned an MFA and was a member of the Theatre 100 Company along with Keegan-Michael Key. Tyre worked as a festival actor at the Utah Shakespeare Festival in 1999.
Tyre has also stated that for a period of time in graduate school, he lived out of his van to save money.
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Tyre married his wife Holly on August 18, 2000. The couple resided in New York City until moving to Salt Lake City in 2008. The couple still own a two bedroom apartment in the Astoria, Queens, neighborhood that they rent out.
They have since relocated to Southern California for Burrell’s work on Modern Family. It was announced on March 18, 2010 that Tyre and his wife had adopted a baby, a daughter. Two years later, the couple adopted another daughter, Greta.
Tyre is a self described lifelong fan of the Oregon Ducks, Portland Trail Blazers, New York Mets and St. Louis Rams (which have since been relocated to California and renamed as the Los Angeles Rams).
Ty Burrell Net Worth
Tyre has an estimated net worth of $26 million. Tyre is most famous for playing the role of Phil Dunphy on the ABC comedy series Modern Family. He has been nominated for five Emmy Awards, winning twice
Ty Burrell Movies
- Teen Titans Go! To the Movies 2018
- Rough Night 2017
- Finding Dory 2016
- Storks 2016
- The Skeleton Twins 2014
- Mr. Peabody & Sherman 2014
- Muppets Most Wanted 2014
- Goats 2012
- Butter 2011
- Fair Game 2010
- Morning Glory 2010
- Leaves of Grass 2009
- The Incredible Hulk 2008
- National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets 2007
- Friends with Money 2006
- The Darwin Awards 2006
- Fur 2006
- Down in the Valley 2005
- Dawn of the Dead 2004
- In Good Company 2004
- Evolution 2001
- Black Hawk Down 2001
Ty Burrell Tv Shows
- Key & Peele 2012–2014
- The Super Hero Squad Show 2010–2011
- Glenn Martin, DDS 2010–2011
- Modern Family 2009–present
- Back to You 2007–08
- Out of Practice 2005–2006
- Family Guy 2017
- Boondoggle 2016
- Comedy Bang! Bang! 2015
- The Penguins of Madagascar 2015
- Doc McStuffins 2011
- Damages 2009
- Fourplay 2008
- Lipshitz Saves the World 2007
- Law & Order 2003
- Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2002
- The West Wing 2001
- Law & Order 2000
Ty Burrell Modern Family
Tyre’s current role is as a realtor Phil Dunphy in the acclaimed ABC situation comedy Modern Family. It was also created by Christopher Lloyd and Steve Levitan. Following his performance, he has received eight consecutive Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (2010–2017), winning the award twice in 2011 and 2014.
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In the Marvel film adaptation of the comic The Incredible Hulk, Tyre played Leonard Samson (without superpowers), who had a short relationship with Betty Ross.