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Leaf (Dog)

Breed: Morkie | Adopted 2012

Jesse Tyler Ferguson and his husband Justin Mikita have three rescue dogs and are outspoken supporters of dog adoption. In 2012, they got their first rescue named Leaf, a Maltese-Yorkie mix.

Fennel (Dog)

Breed: Maltipoo | Adopted 2015

In 2015, Jesse Tyler Ferguson adopted his second rescue dog named Fennel, a Maltese-Poodle mix. Ferguson got Fennel so Leaf would have a brother, but also as part of promoting an adoption campaign with Petfinder and Purina ONE.

Sammy (Dog)

Breed: Labradoodle

In 2018, Jesse Tyler Ferguson adopted his third rescue dog, a black Labradoodle named Sammy (or Sam for short).

Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Pets


October 22, 1975 (48)

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson is an American actor best known for his role as Mitchell Pritchett on the ABC sitcom Modern Family. He has been nominated for five Primetime Emmy Awards and four Screen Actors Guild Awards, winning one of each. He is also an advocate for the LGBT community and has been involved in various causes, including same-sex marriage, civil rights, and transgender rights. He studied theater at The American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City and graduated in 2000. He then went on to appear in numerous Off-Broadway plays, as well as his breakout role as Leaf Coneybear in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. He has also appeared in various TV series and films, including Ugly Betty, The Class, and The Good Wife. Modern Family also starred Ed O’NeillSofia VergaraTy BurrellSarah HylandAriel Winter, Julie Bowen, Eric Stonestreet, and Rico Rodriguez.