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Jesse Tyler Ferguson

 
Date Of Birth:
October 22, 1975 (46)
Birth Place:
Missoula, Montana, USA
Bio:
Jesse most recently starred as “Mitchell Pritchett” on the Award-winning ABC comedy “Modern Family.” The show ran 11 seasons and has earned five Emmy Awards¼ for Outstanding Comedy Series, a Golden Globe Award¼ for Outstanding Comedy Series and four Screen Actors Guild Awards for ... (read complete bio)
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Date of Birth: October 22, 1975 (46)

Birth Place: Missoula, Montana, USA

Bio:
Jesse most recently starred as “Mitchell Pritchett” on the Award-winning ABC comedy “Modern Family.” The show ran 11 seasons and has earned five Emmy Awards¼ for Outstanding Comedy Series, a Golden Globe Award¼ for Outstanding Comedy Series and four Screen Actors Guild Awards for ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Return Engagement, 2022
Performer
  [Broadway]
Second Stage Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Mason Marzac
  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons World Premiere, 2018
Ezra
  [Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Revival, 2017
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Sam... and 39 others
  [Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Production, 2015
Sir Robin / Guard 1
  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2015
Trinculo
  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare In The Park Revival, 2010
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare In The Park Revival, 2010
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Flute
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Concert, 2006
Performer
  [Broadway]
Actors’ Fund Concert, 2005
Max Jacobs
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2005
Leaf Coneybear
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Leaf Coneybear
Leaf Coneybear
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Young Businessman 2/Billy/Young Art Student
  [Regional (US)]
Workshop, 2004
Performer
  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2003
Marco
Marco
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2001
The Tribe
Tourist Couple
General Grant
  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Musicals in Mufti Concert, 2000
Christie/Narrator
Christie / Narrator
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer Production, 1998
Chip
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Chip
  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Performer

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Producer
Director

Photos

From left, actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson and “Oklahoma!” co-producer Justin Mikita  Photo

From left, actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson and “Oklahoma!” co-producer Justin Mikita

From: 
Date:
09/19/2022
Carl Lundstedt, Jesse Williams, Patrick Adams, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and Hiram Delgad Photo

Carl Lundstedt, Jesse Williams, Patrick Adams, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and Hiram Delgado

From: 
Date:
06/14/2022
Justin Mikita, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Amy Rice, Sam Bisbee, and Christopher Cowen  Photo

Justin Mikita, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Amy Rice, Sam Bisbee, and Christopher Cowen

From: 
Date:
06/14/2022
Carl Lundstedt, Jesse Williams, Patrick Adams, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and Hiram Delgad Photo

Carl Lundstedt, Jesse Williams, Patrick Adams, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and Hiram Delgado

From: 
Date:
06/14/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Return Engagement, 2022
Performer

  [Broadway]
Second Stage Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Mason Marzac

  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons World Premiere, 2018
Ezra

  [Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Revival, 2017
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Sam... and 39 others

  [Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Production, 2015
Sir Robin / Guard 1

  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2015
Trinculo

  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare In The Park Revival, 2010
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare In The Park Revival, 2010
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Flute

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Concert, 2006
Performer

  [Broadway]
Actors’ Fund Concert, 2005
Max Jacobs

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2005
Leaf Coneybear

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Leaf Coneybear

Leaf Coneybear

  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Young Businessman 2/Billy/Young Art Student

  [Regional (US)]
Workshop, 2004
Performer

  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2003
Marco

Marco

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2001
The Tribe

Tourist Couple

General Grant

  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Musicals in Mufti Concert, 2000
Christie/Narrator

Christie / Narrator

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer Production, 1998
Chip

  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Chip

  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Performer

Productions

Producer

Director

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Biography

Jesse most recently starred as “Mitchell Pritchett” on the Award-winning ABC comedy “Modern Family.” The show ran 11 seasons and has earned five Emmy Awards¼ for Outstanding Comedy Series, a Golden Globe Award¼ for Outstanding Comedy Series and four Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. Ferguson has also received five Emmy Award¼ nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series and three People’s Choice Award nominations for "Favorite Comedic TV Actor" on behalf of “Modern Family.” 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. In 2017, he won the Drama Desk Award for "Best Solo Performance" for his 40-character turn in the Broadway production of Fully Committed. He 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 Second Stage’s Tony Award¼-winning Broadway musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Drama Desk Award, "Outstanding Ensemble Performance"). He has 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 and The Comedy of Errors where he performed alongside Al Pacino, Sam Waterston, Jesse L. Martin, Martha Plimpton, Hamish Linklater and Lily Rabe. Other theatre credits include world premieres of Christopher Shinn's Where Do We Live and Michael John LaChiusa's Little Fish (Second Stage) as well as "Sir Robin" in Spamalot, "Leo Bloom" in The Producers, both at The Hollywood Bowl, and most recently “Log Cabin” with the Playwrights Horizons company, directed by Tony Award¼ and Obie Award-winner Pam MacKinnon.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Take Me Out
 
Drama League Awards - 2022 - Distinguished Performance Awards
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Take Me Out
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Take Me Out
 
Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Gold Star
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Take Me Out
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2016 - Best Leading Actor in a Play Gold Star
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Fully Committed
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Solo Performance Gold Star
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Fully Committed
 
Drama League Awards - 2016 - Distinguished Performance Award
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Fully Committed
 
Drama League Awards - 2014 - Distinguished Performance Award
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, The Comedy of Errors

Jesse Tyler Ferguson News

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The Green Room 42 has announced its October line-up for in-person cabaret performances. October will feature new installments of Broadway Sessions, At This Performance, Villain: DeBlanks and much more.ARTZ

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2022

Johnny Berchtold will join the cast of the New York Premiere production of CAMP SIEGFRIED, the new play from Tony Award-nominee BESS WOHL (2ST’s Grand Horizons and Make Believe), directed by Tony Award-winner DAVID CROMER (The Band’s Visit, 2ST’s Man from Nebraska) at Second Stage Theater.

Photos: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of OKLAHOMA! in Los Angeles Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of OKLAHOMA! in Los Angeles
by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2022

The National Tour of Oklahoma! celebrated its opening night at the Ahmanson Theatre on September 15. The production plays at the Center Theatre Group venue in Los Angeles through October 16. Check out the photos from the opening night red carpet here!

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2022

Virtual chats with Tony Award winners, limited edition Al Hirschfeld prints signed by Broadway icons and hard-to-get opening night tickets are just a few of the items now open for early bids for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ much-anticipated Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction.

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by - Sep 16, 2022

Top stories include Julie Benko joining the cast of Harmony from Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman! Plus, Bill Heck joins Take Me Out for its Broadway return, and Come From Away will welcome back original cast members Josh Breckenridge, Petrina Bromley and Jenn Colella for its final two weeks!

Bill Heck Joins TAKE ME OUT on Broadway; Full Cast Announced Photo Bill Heck Joins TAKE ME OUT on Broadway; Full Cast Announced
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2022

Casting has been announced for the return of Take Me Out on Broadway. Joining previously announced Tony Award Nominee Jesse Williams and Tony  Award¼ Winner Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Julian Cihi, Hiram Delgado, Brandon J. Dirden, Carl Lundstedt, Ken  Marks, Tony Award¼ Nominee Michael Oberholtzer, Eduardo Ramos and Tyler Lansing Weaks return to reprise  their roles with Bill Heck joining the company in the role of “Kippy.”  

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2022

A is For is commemorating their 10-year anniversary by returning for their annual benefit live and in person back at 54 Below. The event will take place at 54 Below on Sunday Oct 2nd; 6:30 pm, and feature Ann Harada, Patti LuPone, Lea DeLaria, Bonnie Milligan, Javier Muñoz and more to be announced.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2022

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson Videos

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Watch a new music video of Into the Woods standout Julia Lester singing a new original song from High School Musical: the Musical: the Series, titled 'Rising.' In addition the original music debuted in the series, this season will also feature songs from the High School Musical franchise, Frozen, and Camp Rock.

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by Michael Major - Jul 27, 2022

BroadwayWorld caught up with Into the Woods star Julia Lester, who plays Ashlyn, and Frankie Rodriguez, who plays Carlos, to discuss bringing musical theatre to young audiences on Disney+, what audiences can expect from the new season of High School Musical: the Musical: the Series, and their favorite musical number. Watch the new video interview!

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by Michael Major - Jul 25, 2022

Corbin Bleu and Jason Earles will be making their long-awaited returns to Disney in the new season of High School Musical: the Musical: the Series. BroadwayWorld caught up with Bleu and Earles to discuss their highly-anticipated return, how Disney's content has progressed since their time, and more. Watch the new video interview now!

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by Michael Major - Jul 8, 2022

Originally featured in “Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam,” “It’s On” is performed midseason when the campers are divided into two teams for Camp Shallow Lake’s annual Color War. The new music video features Julia Lester, Corbin Bleu, Joshua Bassett, Sofia Wylie, Matt Cornett, Frankie Rodriguez, Dara ReneĂ©, and more.

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by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 14, 2022

Another Tonys has come and gone! The American Theatre Wing's 75th Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Ariana DeBose, aired live from Radio City Music Hall on Sunday night. We have interviews with the winners- including Matt Doyle, Marianne Elliott, Michael R. Jackson, Barbara Whitman, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Myles Frost, Phylicia Rashad, Joaquina Kalukango, and Deirdre O'Connell.

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by Michael Major - Jun 7, 2022

The teaser trailer features a star-studded lineup of Tony nominees, including Hugh Jackman, Rachel Dratch, Sutton Foster, Billy Crystal, Uzo Aduba, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, L Morgan Lee, Jesse Williams, Rob McClure, Myles Frost, and more.

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by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2022

Jesse Tyler Ferguson has been a treasured member of the Broadway community since his debut in the 1998 revival on On the Town. This season he returns to the stage as 'Mason' in Second Stage's revival of Take Me Out, in a performance which has earned him a career first- a Tony nomination!

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Lea DeLaria sat down on the Wendy Show with guest host Sherri Shepherd to discuss her current Broadway run in POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive. DeLaria spoke on her character in the show and celebrating her 64th birthday with Vanessa Williams and Rachel Dratch.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022

GLAAD today released an exclusive interview with Emmy and Tony nominated actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson. He discusses the Jesse Williams photo leak, Gay Pride & Prejudice and more.


Jesse Tyler Ferguson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jesse Tyler Ferguson been in?
Jesse Tyler Ferguson has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Jesse Tyler Ferguson been in?
Jesse Tyler Ferguson has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Jesse Tyler Ferguson been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Take Me Out , Distinguished Performance Awards (Drama League Awards) for Take Me Out , Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Take Me Out , Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Take Me Out , Best Leading Actor in a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Fully Committed , Outstanding Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Fully Committed Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Fully Committed and Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for The Comedy of Errors .

What awards has Jesse Tyler Ferguson won?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Take Me Out Best Leading Actor in a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Fully Committedand Outstanding Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Fully Committed.

What is Jesse Tyler Ferguson next theatre project?
Jesse Tyler Ferguson's next show will be Take Me Out which opens on 10/27/2022 on Broadway.