Though he grew up raising pigs at his childhood home in Kansas City, Eric Stonestreet moved to Chicago to study and perform theater and improv after graduating from Kansas State University. Eric studied at both iO and The Second City for two years, and then moved to Los Angeles where he performed with iO West.
Eric has had a successful television and film career, appearing on such television shows such as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Dharma & Greg, Malcolm in the Middle, Party of Five as well as in the films Almost Famous, Girls Will Be Girls, and Identity Thief.
He is best known for the role of Cam on the ABC comedy Modern Family, which has earned him three Primetime Emmy Award nominations for “Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series” nominations (two of which he won!).