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Ty Burrell

Through his ability to play roles ranging from classical Shakespeare to contemporary film, Ty Burrell is quickly establishing himself as a talented and versatile actor who has carved out a diverse career in movies, television and theater.

In film, Burrell starred in Steven Shainberg's Fur, a drama about the life of photographer Diane Arbus. Burrell plays Arbus' husband Allan, playing opposite Nicole Kidman and Robert Downey Jr. Burrell also appeared in Finn Taylor's romantic comedy The Darwin Awards, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.

Other film credits include Nicole Holofcener's Friends with Money opposite Catherine Keener, Frances McDormand and Jennifer Aniston; David Jacobson's Down in the Valley opposite Edward Norton and Evan Rachel Wood; the Weitz Brothers' film In Good Company; Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down; Dawn of the Dead; and Ivan Reitman's Evolution.

Burrell's extensive theater credits include the highly acclaimed Signature Theater off-Broadway production of Burn This opposite Edward Norton, Catherine Keener and Dallas Roberts. He also starred as Lord Buckingham in the Public Theater production of Richard III opposite Peter Dinklage, directed by Peter DuBois, and in Paul Weitz's Show People opposite Debra Monk and Judy Greer, directed by Peter Askin. Most recently, he starred in the world premiere of Caryl Churchill's Drunk Enough to Say I Love You? opposite Stephen Dillane at the Royal Court Theater in London. James MacDonald directed this play about a dysfunctional relationship between two men.

On television, Burrell recently starred in the sitcom Out of Practice opposite Stockard Channing and Henry Winkler. Burrell lives in New York City with his wife.


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Ty Burrell Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdayAugust 22, 1967 (50)
SignLeo
BirthplaceGrants Pass, Oregon, USA

Selected Filmography

Finding Dory
The Incredible Hulk
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Storks
Modern Family Season 7
Modern Family Season 6
Muppets Most Wanted
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