Star, ABC's Modern Family
Eric Stonestreet is most well-known for starring as Cameron Tucker on ABC’s comedy series, Modern Family, a role in which he earned two Emmy Awards in the “Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series” category, in 2010 and 2012. Stonestreet also garnered a 2011 Emmy Nomination, Golden Globe Nominations in 2011, 2012 and 2013, Screen Actors Guild Nominations in 2012, 2013, and 2015, and a TCA Award nomination for his portrayal
Recently, Stonestreet voiced the character of "Duke" in Illumination Entertainments’ The Secret Life of Pets. Louis C.K. and Kevin Hart also starred in this 3D animated picture. Produced by Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy, The Secret Life of Pets takes place in a Manhattan apartment building after the human residents leave and all of the "pets" begin their day. Universal Pictures released the film on July 8, 2016. Also in 2016, Stonestreet appeared in HBO’s Confirmation. From a script by Academy Award-nominated writer Susannah Grant (Erin Brockovich), the TV movie detailed the 1991 Supreme Court nomination hearings. Stonestreet portrayed lobbyist Kenneth Duberstein who was selected by President George Bush to help in getting Clarence Thomas appointed as a Supreme Court Justice. Kerry Washington portrayed Anita Hill and also served as an executive producer, with Wendell Pierce depicting Clarence Thomas. The TV movie premiered on April 16, 2016.
In 2015, Stonestreet starred in the thriller The Loft, directed by Erik Van Looy and also starring Karl Urban, James Marsden, Wentworth Miller, and Rachael Taylor. The independent film follows five friends who share a loft for their extramarital affairs and begin to question one another after the body of an unknown woman is found in the property. The film was released by Open Road on January 30, 2015.
Stonestreet was a scene-stealer in the comedy, Identity Thief for Universal Pictures. The film was directed by Seth Gordon (Horrible Bosses) and starred Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman. On February 8, 2013, the film opened #1 at the box office with $34.5 million.