If you are a fan of ABC sitcom Modern Family then you must be quite familiar with father Phil Dunphy. American actor and comedian Tyler Gerald Burrell plays the role of the Phil Dunphy in the series. Tyler who sees himself as the cool dad in the series appears being competitive and frank towards his three children in the show. Apart from his role in the sitcom, he is also prominent for his role in movies like Mr. Peabody & Sherman, Finding Dory, and Storks.
His roles and characters are a factor of praise on-screen. But how is the life of this man outside the TV screen? Is the actor same in the real life? Find along with us about his personal life.
Tyler Gerald is already a settled actor. But what does his wife Holly do?
Holly was quite interested in acting from a young age. She has a theater degree from the University of Utah. She met Tyler at the Shakespeare Theatre in Washington D.C. And thereon, they are together.
They together soon moved to New York City with an aim to make it into the Hollywood industry. However, Holly eventually gave up pursuing her acting career due to her very interest at cooking. But unlike Holly, Tyler became a popular actor in Hollywood.
Later, Holly graduated from the nine-month pastry program at the French Culinary Institute and started working in a bakery. After Tyler was selected for the sitcom Modern Family alongside Sarah Hyland, Sofia Vergara, Ariel Winter, the couple moved to Los Angeles resulting Holly to leave her work at a bakery.
Tyler has been married to wife Holly Burrell for a long time. The couple, who tied the knot on August 18, 2000, is happily married since then. Tyler is just in love with each and every aspect of his wife. According to him, Holly is quite a good cook. He told one of the newspaper:
“My wife, Holly, is an amazing cook, so everything around what she makes tastes great."
Previously, the couple used to live in New York City, but they moved to Salt Lake City in 2008. But recently, So as to fulfill Tyler’s professional commitments in Modern Family, the couple has been living in Southern California for years.
On March 18, 2010, Burrell and his wife adopted a baby girl whom they name as Frances Burrell. After an interval of two years, they adopted another daughter Greta Burrell. Tyler is often seen taking his daughter out on a trip and cycling along them.
Well, the cool dad is busy raising up his daughter alongside his wife Holly. The love between him and his daughter has proved that he is a cool dad on off-screen too. Hope his family relationship provides him strength for years to years. We give him good wishes in this matter.