In 2011, Ty won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series playing Phil Dunphy on Modern Family.
He played a salesman, named Steve, in the 2004 remake of Dawn of the Dead.
His height is 6' (1.83 m).
Ty has been in several braodway shows including Macbeth
Ty was in several off-Broadway productions including The Blue Demon and Burn This.
Ty has two brothers and one sister.
He is married to an actress named Holly.
World premiere of Paul Weitz's comedy "Show People", starting March 16 at Second Stage Theatre.
The cast will feature Ty Burrell (Burn This, "Out of Practice"), Judy Greer ("Love Monkey," The School for Wives - Chicago's Court Theatre), Debra Monk (Reckless, Steel Pier, Chicago) and Lawrence Pressman (The Paris Letter L.A. world premiere, "Doogie Howser M.D.").
His next movie is "Fur", starring Robert Downey, Jr., Nicole Kidman.
Ty appeared in Black Hawk Down (2001) and Dawn of the Dead (2004).
"WTF, why the face?" - Pilot, Modern Family.