Modern Family has been the kind of opportunity most actors can only dream about. For Ty Burrell, though, it’s been a very pleasant reality. He’s won two Emmy Awards for playing Phil Dunphy on the ABC comedy, which is now in its ninth season. While Burrell had plenty of acting jobs before joining the show, he realizes that — in terms of longevity, recognition, and respect — the Modern Family gig is as good as it gets, and he doesn’t want it to end anytime soon. (Click on the media bar to hear Ty Burrell)
Modern Family returns with new episodes Wednesday February 28th at 9/8c on ABC.