Eric Stonestreet

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Eric Stonestreet
Stonestreet at the 2015 PaleyFest
Eric Allen Stonestreet

(1971-09-09) September 9, 1971 (age 52)
Alma materKansas State University (1996)
  • Actor
  • comedian
Years active1999–present
Partner(s)Lindsay Schweitzer (2016–present; engaged)

Eric Allen Stonestreet (born September 9, 1971) is an American actor and comedian. He is best known for his role as Cameron Tucker in the ABC mockumentary sitcom Modern Family (since 2009). The role has earned him two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. He first became known for his role as Ronnie Litre in the CBS crime-drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. He has also appeared in the movies Bad Teacher (2011), Identity Thief (2013) and The Secret Life of Pets (2016).

Stonestreet was born in Kansas City, Kansas. Although known for his role as Cameron Tucker, a gay character, Stonestreet is heterosexual. He has jokingly called himself "openly straight".[1] In August 2021, Stonestreet announced his engagement to longtime girlfriend Lindsay Schweitzer.[2]

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  1. "Oprah talks to the cast of Modern Family". The Oprah Winfrey Show. p. 2. Archived from the original on August 21, 2016. Retrieved September 14, 2018.
  2. "Eric Stonestreet Engaged to Longtime Girlfriend Lindsay Schweitzer". The Hollywood Reporter. August 23, 2021. Retrieved August 23, 2021.

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