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Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Birth Place: Missoula, Montana, USA

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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 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 has also received five Emmy Award® 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 Award®-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 Award® and Obie Award-winner Pam MacKinnon.

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson STAGE CREDITS

Broadway Return Engagement, 2022
Mason Marzac

Second Stage Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Mason Marzac

Playwrights Horizons World Premiere, 2018

[Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Revival, 2017

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

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

Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2015

Shakespeare In The Park Revival, 2010

Shakespeare In The Park Revival, 2010


Off-Broadway Concert, 2006

Actors’ Fund Concert, 2005
Max Jacobs

Broadway Transfer, 2005
Leaf Coneybear

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Leaf Coneybear

Leaf Coneybear

Young Businessman 2/Billy/Young Art Student

[Regional (US)]
Workshop, 2004

[New York]
Reading, 2004

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2003


Encores! Concert, 2001
The Tribe

Tourist Couple

General Grant


Musicals in Mufti Concert, 2000

Christie / Narrator

Broadway Transfer Production, 1998


[New York]
Reading, 2004

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2006]

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Movies

[2001]Ordinary Sinner Ogden

[2006]AV Club Deelo

[2006]Griffin & Phoenix Student

[2008]Untraceable Arthur James Elmer

[2009]Wonderful World Cyril

[2012]Stars in Shorts Jason

[2016]Ice Age: Collision Course Shangri Llama - Voice

[2022]Ivy + Bean: Doomed to Dance Monsieur Joy

[2023]Cocaine Bear

Jesse Tyler Ferguson TV Shows

Forbidden Love Young Tom Hemings

Absolutely Fabulous Party Guest

[ 2006-2007]The Class Richie Velch

Do Not Disturb Larry

[ 2007-2010]Ugly Betty Gabe Farkus

Submissions Only Jared Halstead

Conan Conan

Hot in Cleveland Wes

Web Therapy Steve Olson

Web Therapy Steve Olson

[ 2009-2015]The Battery's Down Shamus McElvy, Shamus McKelvy

Nightcap Jesse Tyler Ferguson

[ 2009-2020]Modern Family Mitchell Pritchett

The Good Fight Garrison Vitar

High School Musical: The Musical - The Series Marvin

[ 2018-2022]Pete the Cat Syd, Stan

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Solo Performance

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Fully Committed

Drama League Awards - 2014 - Distinguished Performance Award

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, The Comedy of Errors

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Corey Stoll, Natalie Gold & Alyssa Emily Marvin to Join Sarah Paulson in APPROPRIATE

Golden Globe Award nominee Corey Stoll (“House of Cards,” “Billions”), Natalie Gold (“Succession”), and Alyssa Emily Marvin (Grey House) join Emmy, Golden Globe, and SAG Award winner Sarah Paulson in Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ APPROPRIATE at Second Stage Theater, directed by Lila Neugebauer.

MODERN FAMILY Coming to TBS; Expands Offering of THE BIG BANG THEORY

TBS has expanded its comedy line up by licensing the popular, award-winning series “Modern Family” which follows the diverse and complex Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan as they navigate daily life. TBS also will air longer daily marathons of “The Big Bang Theory” -- a series that currently ranks as the #1 acquired series in cable in 2023.

Everything to Know About the 2023 Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction

It’s time to visit your Broadway happy place. The Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction will return to the heart of New York City’s Theater District with unique collectables, unparalleled experiences and celebrated stars on Sunday, October 1, 2023.

Photos: Inside the 2023 American Theatre Wing Gala

The American Theatre Wing 2023 Gala Celebration was held next Monday, September 11, 2023 at Cipriani 42nd Street. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos here!

Jessica Lange, Jim Parsons, Celia Keenan-Bolger Will Lead Paula Vogel's MOTHER PLAY on Broadway

The world premiere of MOTHER PLAY, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel and directed by Tina Landau is coming to Broadway. We have all the details on who will star in the new play!

BUYER AND CELLAR Starring Jack Bartholet Opens Tonight on Fire Island

Catch the highly anticipated premiere of BUYER AND CELLAR on Fire Island, featuring an incredible cast led by Jack Bartholet and expertly directed by Travis Greisler. Don't miss this limited run production opening tonight. Get all the details and book your tickets now.

Marin Ireland, Zachary James & Erik Lochtefeld to Star in SPAIN at Second Stage Theater

Get all the details on the upcoming production of SPAIN at Second Stage Theater, including the star-studded cast featuring Marin Ireland, Zachary James, and Erik Lochtefeld. Find out when and where you can catch this highly anticipated show.

Interview: Jack Bartholet Talks Fire Island Debut of BUYER AND CELLAR

Get all the details on the Fire Island debut of Jonathan Tolins' Buyer and Cellar, presented by The Arts Project of Cherry Grove. Don't miss this limited run of the acclaimed production, starring Jack Bartholet and directed by Travis Greisler.

BUYER AND CELLAR to Make Fire Island Debut in August

Get ready for an unforgettable theatrical experience as BUYER AND CELLAR makes its highly anticipated debut on Fire Island. Starring the talented Jack Bartholet and expertly directed by Travis Greisler, this captivating performance is not to be missed. Join us as we delve into the world of BUYER AND CELLAR and its incredible cast and crew.

Frank Wood, Abubakr Ali & b Join TOROS at Second Stage Theater Uptown

Complete casting has been set for Second Stage Theater's TOROS by Danny Tejera and directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE SERIES to End With Season Four Featuring Julia Lester, Corbin Bleu & More

The “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” Wildcats will take their final bow this summer. Watch the new teaser trailer video, which features a first look at the original High School Musical stars like Corbin Bleu, Monique Coleman, and more joining Julia Lester and Joshua Bassett to film the fictional High School Musical 4 at East High.

New Plays by Paula Vogel, Jen Silverman and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Included in Second Stage Theater's 2023/24 Season

Second Stage Theater has just announced three initial productions for its upcoming 45th Anniversary Season. Check out the full lineup here!

2023 Second Stage Theater Uptown Series to Present TOROS By Danny Tejera This Summer

Second Stage Theater will present TOROS, written by Danny Tejera and directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, this summer at Second Stage Theater Uptown.

Interview: Theatre Life with Sarna Lapine

Today's subject Sarna Lapine is currently living her theatre life at the directing helm of Signature Theatre's upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim's gothic musical masterpiece Sweeney Todd. The production begins performances on May 16th and will play through July 9th in Signature Theatre's MAX space. It is the fourth time Signature has produced the show, making it Signature Theatre's most produced Sondheim musical overtaking Assassins and Into The Woods with three productions each.

Idina Menzel, Jinkx Monsoon & More Join 'Drag Isn't Dangerous' Telethon

Idina Menzel, Jinkx Monsoon, Tom Kitt, Frankie Grande, Henry Platt, Bridget Everett, Emma Hunton, Isaac Mizrahi, Jesse Eisenberg, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Joey McIntyre, Lance Bass, Melissa McCarthy, Michelle Visage, Nina West, Peppermint, Stephen Trask, and more have joined the lineup of the Drag Isn't Dangerous Telethon.

Wake Up With BWW 4/11: KIMBERLY AKIMBO Tour, Plus a Message From Denee Benton

Top stories: Kimberly Akimbo will embark on tour next year, Prima Facie begins previews, plus check out an exclusive message from Denee Benton in honor of BroadwayWorld's 20th anniversary!

Video: Stars Walk the Red Carpet for Opening Night of SHUCKED

Broadway got a little bit corny week as Shucked celebrated its opening at the Nederlander Theatre. BroadwayWorld was on the red carpet to chat with special guests, including Kristin Chenoweth, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jane Krakowski, Rachel Dratch, Lea DeLaria, and more. Watch the interviews in this video!

Deborah Cox, Peppermint, Cheyenne Jackson & More Join Center Theatre Group's 2023 Gala

Additional performers have joined the lineup for the 2023 Gala, “Light Up Los Angeles,” which is planned for April 15, 2023 at The Music Center. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!

COCAINE BEAR Sets Peacock Premiere Streaming Date

The latest film from director Elizabeth Banks (Charlie’s Angels, Pitch Perfect 2) is inspired by the 1985 true story of a drug runner's plane crash, missing cocaine, and the black bear that ate it, this wild thriller finds an oddball group of cops, criminals, tourists and teens converging in a Georgia forest where a 500- pound apex predator.


Jesse Tyler Ferguson has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson has not appeared in the West End

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 .

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.

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

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