19 Facts About Eric Stonestreet


Eric Allen Stonestreet was born on September 9,1971 and is an American actor and comedian.

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Eric Stonestreet is best known for portraying Cameron Tucker in the ABC mockumentary sitcom Modern Family, for which he received two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series out of three nominations.

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Eric Stonestreet has appeared in films and telefilms including; Bad Teacher, Identity Thief, The Loft, and Confirmation.

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Eric Stonestreet provides the voice of Duke in The Secret Life of Pets film franchise.

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Eric Stonestreet was born in Kansas City, Kansas, the son of Jamey Anne, a teacher's aide, and Vincent Anthony "Vince" Eric Stonestreet who owned a retail business.

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Eric Stonestreet graduated from Piper High School and Kansas State University where he was a brother of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, graduating with a degree in sociology in 1996.

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Eric Stonestreet went on to study improv at ImprovOlympic and The Second City Training Center in Chicago, and moved to Los Angeles to begin his professional acting career.

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Eric Stonestreet is notable for his role as Ronnie Litre on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

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Eric Stonestreet made his film debut in Almost Famous, as desk clerk Sheldon.

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Eric Stonestreet played Dr Benson in Girls Will Be Girls, Ed the Trucker in The Island, and Courtney's Neighbor in Ninja Cheerleaders.

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In 2007, Eric Stonestreet appeared in the short film "Vinny's Vault, " which was produced during the reality show On the Lot.

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Eric Stonestreet appeared in the movies Identity Thief as Big Chuck, and Bad Teacher as Kirk.

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Eric Stonestreet received three Golden Globe Award nominations for his work on the series.

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Eric Stonestreet regularly appears onstage at IO West improv Theatre in Los Angeles.

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In 2020, Stonestreet appeared as a guest judge for a taping of auditions for the fifteenth season of America's Got Talent, in place of Heidi Klum.

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In June 2016, Eric Stonestreet began dating pediatric nurse Lindsay Schweitzer whom he met during the Big Slick charity event weekend in Kansas City.

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Eric Stonestreet enjoys attending sporting events and openly supporting his hometown teams, and has driven the pace car at several NASCAR events.

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Eric Stonestreet continues to frequent football games at his alma mater and stays active with several organizations there.

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In 2019, it was announced that Eric Stonestreet was part of the new ownership group of the Kansas City Royals; Royals legend George Brett was once a guest star in a season nine episode of Modern Family where Cameron in-character considered him his favorite baseball player.

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