01:58 PM EDT 07/31/2014
Originally posted 07/30/2014 11:40AM
When two different celeb friends told Jesse Tyler Ferguson that he should appear on Who Do You Think You Are? to learn more about his family ancestry, the actor was sold on the idea.
Except Ferguson never would have guessed what he ended up discovering about his family.
"We followed my great-grandfather's line, and I had no information about him at all," Ferguson tells PEOPLE. "He passed away before my dad was even born."
But only one day into researching his great-grandfather's life, the Modern Family star was stunned at the findings.
Originally posted 05/27/2014 04:00PM
Peek at the plates of Jimmy Fallon, Lupita, Usher and more celebs who are making us very, very hungry
Originally posted 05/21/2014 11:40PM
It may not be the wedding of the century, but it was definitely one viewers have been waiting for.
On Wednesday night's episode of ABC's Modern Family, there were a lot of obstacles, but fan favorites Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cam (Eric Stonestreet) finally got hitched in one of the first scripted gay weddings shown on primetime network TV.
Here are a few highlights from the show's snafu-filled festivities.
Originally posted 05/21/2014 01:30PM
Modern Family has a knack for leaving viewers wanting more. And Jesse Tyler Ferguson is apparently one of those viewers.
After a wildfire delayed Mitchell and Cameron's nuptials in last week's episode, the wedding would have to wait until Wednesday.
"I'm thrilled to actually see it myself," Ferguson, who plays Mitchell, told PEOPLE at Turnaround Arts's White House Talent Show on Tuesday. "The feedback's been great. People are really excited about it and can't wait to see part two."
Originally posted 05/21/2014 08:40AM
Sarah Jessica Parker reprised her long-ago Broadway starring role in Annie onstage Tuesday with some very special costars.
Originally posted 05/16/2014 03:00PM
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Originally posted 05/12/2014 04:15PM
Getting married on a budget? Head to New York City Hall, where ABC is footing the bill in honor of Wednesday's very special Modern Family milestone.
The network will cover the cost of marriage licenses and wedding ceremonies for couples who tie the knot at the City Clerk's office Monday. The services usually cost $35.
Stars Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet stopped by Good Morning America to promote the show and its ground-breaking episode, which sees their characters finally wed after years of dating and raising a daughter.
Originally posted 05/08/2014 11:00AM
In the Internet age, Mother's Day doesn't just mean a phone call and flowers. A commemorative Facebook photo is how to really show your mom you care – even in Hollywood.
Originally posted 05/02/2014 09:30PM
Hollywood is heading to Washington for the 100th annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner, and PEOPLE is bringing you the inside scoop.
Originally posted 02/15/2014 01:40PM
Celebrities are showing Ellen Page that all you need is love.
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