American actor Tyler Gerald Burrell was born in the United States. Despite eight consecutive nominations, Burrell’s most well-known role is that of Phil Dunphy on the ABC comedy Modern Family, for which he received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 2011 and 2014.
Burrell has portrayed a number of characters in both off-Broadway productions like Burn This and Broadway productions like Macbeth. In addition, he starred in the television shows Back to You and Out of Practice.
His filmography includes appearances in Evolution, Black Hawk Down, Dawn of the Dead, Muppets Most Wanted, and The Incredible Hulk, where he played Doc Samson.
Ty Burrell siblings: Does Ty Burrell have a brother?
Ty Burrell has a younger brother, Duncan. He is mostly of English and German descent. However, he discovered via Finding Your Roots that he is also of African descent through his four-times great-grandmother, a formerly enslaved girl from Tennessee who became a homesteader in Oregon.