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UO announces Ty Burrell as 2021 graduation speaker

EUGENE, Ore -- The University of Oregon has revealed award-winning actor and former Duck Ty Burrell to be its 2021 keynote speaker at the June 12 commencement ceremony. Burrell is most famous for his 11-season run as Phil Dunphy on ABC's hit show, "Modern Family". The Grants Pass native grew...
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Ty Burrell, actor and Duck fan, is this year’s graduation speaker

When Ty Burrell, the award-winning actor and die-hard Duck fan, addresses the UO’s class of 2021 at next month’s commencement, he will have plenty of pearls of wisdom to dispense to the graduates. “Success is one percent inspiration, 98 percent perspiration, two percent attention to detail.”. “Watch a sunrise at...
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‘Duncanville’: Amy Poehler & Ty Burrell Tease ‘Parks and Rec’ Reunion in Season 2 (VIDEO)

The Harris family is officially going away when Fox’s animated sitcom Duncanville returns for its sophomore season. In the first half of May 23’s two-episode return, “Das Banana Boot,” lazy high schooler Duncan Harris (voiced by Amy Poehler, also a series creator) does not have to go to summer school for the first time ever, so the family, including high-strung mother Annie (also Poehler), rock-obsessed father Jack (Modern Family vet Ty Burrell), and sister Kimberly (Ricki Lindhome), can take a full-on family vacation.
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Ty Burrell on why he opened four bars in Utah

The Founder Series is a monthly column by and about Utah founders and how they got to where they are today. Click here to read past articles in the series. For a really long time, I had no idea what I wanted to be when I grew up. I went to junior high and high school in Applegate, Oregon―a small town with 200ish people. I played a lot of sports and was, athletically, a “big fish in a small pond” during my years there. My athletic competition was like eight people out in the country, so part of me delusionally thought I had what it took to become a professional athlete. Which is altogether kind of hilarious, in retrospect.
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"Modern Family" star Ty Burrell on "Mr. Peabody and Sherman"

"Modern Family" cast member Ty Burrell is stepping into the role of a genius canine in "Mr. Peabody and Sherman," based on the classic segments from "The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show." Burrell and his ten-year-old co-star Max Charles spoke to CBS News' Ken Lombardi about voicing the famous characters.
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Ty Burrell on the Launch of IndieFlix's Foster Youth Filmmaker Channel

The celebrity ambassador for KITS (Kids in the Spotlight) — which empowers foster children with its filmmaking courses — talks about carrying on the legacy of his father, a onetime caseworker. Growing up in Oregon, Ty Burrell remembers his dad’s career as a social worker and the impact it had...
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Ty Burrell pays tribute to Fred Willard, the comedy legend who 'defied gravity'

Burrell explains the massive impact that Willard had on him while they worked together on Back to You and Modern Family. Where there was a Willard, there was a way to find new laughs. That mild-mannered Midwestern guy was a spicy master of quirk and surprise, right up until his death in May at the age of 86. Fred Willard broke through in the Rob Reiner mockumentary This Is Spinal Tap, and later swiping scenes in such Christopher Guest mockumentaries as Waiting for Guffman, Best In Show, and A Mighty Wind. The Anchorman alum was a fixture of funny on TV, too, first with Fernwood 2 Night/America 2 Night, and then in a flurry of guest spots on sitcoms including The Golden Girls, Mad About You, Roseanne, Undeclared, Everybody Loves Raymond, Modern Family, and Review.