Is Ty Burrell Dead or Alive? What happened to the ‘Modern Family’ Actor

Is Ty Burrell Dead or Alive? What happened to the 'Modern Family' actor

Famous Modern Family actor Ty Burrell is currently making global headlines. After the hit TV series ‘Modern Family‘ reunion photos went viral, everyone noticed Ty was absent while Ariel Winter was holding the picture of him.

This caused the public to speculate if he died and everyone is mourning the loss of him. Many news websites started publishing fake stories sending shockwaves to his fans.

To put all the rumors to rest, he is alive and completely fine.

Here we will be diving into the story and find out more about the viral death hoax. Keep on scrolling- 

What happened to the ‘Modern Family’ actor Ty Burrell?

Is Ty Burrell Dead or Alive?

To set the record straight, he is fine and alive. He missed the Modern Family reunion. So, the cast of the TV series decided to use his picture to make sure he was included in the reunion pictures. This caused the public to speculate that he died. 

Is Ty Burrell Dead or Alive? 

No, he is not dead and completely alive.

What sparked the false rumours?

It all started when actress Sofia Vergara posted the reunion photos where everyone yelled- “We miss you Ty’ and a loud ‘I love you dad’, while actress Ariel Winter held the framed photos of Ty. This caused everyone to speculate that Ty Burrell aka ‘Phil Dunphy’ is no longer with us. 

Is Ty Burrell Dead or Alive?
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Who is Ty Burrell?

He is a renowned American actor who is best known for portraying Phil Dunphy in the hit ABC sitcom ‘Modern Family; The role made him a household name and he went on to earn a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 2011 and 2014, from eight consecutive nominations.  

Ty Burrell Acting Career

Some of his hit movies consist of Doc Samson in The Incredible Hulk, Black Hawk Down, Muppets Most Wanted, Dawn of the Dead and Evolution to name a few. 

Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, his net worth stands somewhere around $26 million. Most of his earning comes from TV and movie roles along with endorsement deals. 


Back in 2000, he married his longtime girlfriend Holly Burrell. They live together in Salt Lake City. In 2010, they had two adopted girls. 

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