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Tyler Gerald Burrell was born on August 22, 1967 in Grants Pass, Oregon, where his family owned a business. He is the son of Sheri Rose (Hauck), a teacher, and Gary Gerald Burrell, a family therapist, and is primarily of English and German ancestry. He earned a BA from Southern Oregon University and attended The University of Oregon while working ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 15 wins & 42 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Modern Family
Modern Family Phil Dunphy
(2009-2017)
The Incredible Hulk
The Incredible Hulk Dr. Leonard Samson
(2008)
Dawn of the Dead
(2004)
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman Mr. Peabody
(2014)

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 2017 Rough Night
Pietro
 2016 Finding Dory: Marine Life Interviews (Video short)
Bailey (voice, uncredited)
 2016 Storks
Henry Gardner (voice)
 2016 Boondoggle (TV Mini-Series)
Ty
 2016 Finding Dory
Bailey (voice)
 2015 The Penguins of Madagascar (TV Series)
Parker
- The Penguin Who Loved Me (2015) ... Parker (voice)
 2012-2014 Key and Peele (TV Series)
Nazi Commander / Colonel Hans Muller
- Parole Officer Puppet (2014) ... Nazi Commander
 2012 Doc McStuffins (TV Series)
Big Jack
 2010-2011 Glenn Martin DDS (TV Series)
Mart-E
- Date with Destiny (2011) ... Mart-E (voice)
- Jackie's Get-Witch-Quick Scheme (2010) ... (voice)
 2010/I Fair Game
Fred
 2009 Leaves of Grass
Professor Sorenson
 2009 Damages (TV Series)
Douglas Schiff
- I Agree, It Wasn't Funny (2009) ... Douglas Schiff
 2008 Fourplay (TV Movie)
Christopher
 2007 Lipshitz Saves the World (TV Movie)
Man In Red
 2006 The Darwin Awards
Emile
 2006 Friends with Money
Other Aaron
 2005 Down in the Valley
Sheriff / Cowboy
 2004 In Good Company
Enrique Colon
 2000-2003 Law & Order (TV Series)
Herman Capshaw / Paul Donatelli
- Sheltered (2003) ... Herman Capshaw
- Turnstile Justice (2000) ... Paul Donatelli
 2002 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Alan Messinger
- Execution (2002) ... Alan Messinger
 2001 Black Hawk Down
Wilkinson
 2001 The West Wing (TV Series)
Tom Starks
 2001 Evolution
Flemming
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Other Works:

: Played "Burton" in "Burn This", a play by Lanford Wilson (Union Square Theater, New York City, New York, USA). See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

You know, I used to think I was a foodie, and then my wife went to culinary school and basically explained to me that I was just a guy that likes to eat. See more »

Trivia:

He is of mainly English and German descent, along with smaller amounts of Scottish, Irish, and French, ancestry; also, on the series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012), he confirmed a family legend that he has black ancestry: his maternal great-great-great-great-grandmother was an African-American slave. See more »

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