Profile of the Day: Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Are you a fan of the television show Modern Family? Tonight star Jesse Tyler Ferguson learns more about the life of his great grandfather, Jesse Wheat Uppercu, and his journey on the Alaskan trail in 1898. Uppercu had assembled a group of 65 men for an expedition to the Alaskan Klondike in search for gold. Along the way, Ferguson also discovers a shocking crime in his family.
Did you know his Modern Family sibling is also his cousin? Actress Julie Bowen is Jesse’s 12th cousin once removed!
Before watching tonight’s episode, explore Jesse Tyler Ferguson’s family tree on Geni and see how you’re related!
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