Jesse Tyler Ferguson
The latest news about Jesse Tyler Ferguson, the out gay actor and star of Modern Family. Jesse Tyler Ferguson made his professional New York debut playing Chip in On the Town in 1997, and returned to star in A Midsummer Night's Dream in 2007 as well as The Winter’s Tale in 2010. His partner is Justin Mikita. Many credit Ferguson's portrayal of a gay man raising a child with his partner on Modern Family as influential in swaying public opinion toward the support of marriage equality and other rights for the LGBT community.
August 22 2013 2:29 PM ET
Lynley Bendall and Ally Wanikau were among the first same-sex couples to marry in New Zealand on Monday, but they did so high above the Kiwi nation, with out actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson on board.