Cameron (Eric Stonestreet)

Eric Stonestreet as Cameron in Modern Family

How many one-time professional party clowns have also played on the offensive line for a Big Ten school? We know of at least one. Yes, Cameron Tucker was a center for the Fighting Illini as well as a classically-trained Auguste clown named Fizbo.

But we know and love him as Mitchell Pritchett's longtime boyfriend and the adoptive father of a Vietnamese baby named Lily. Cam's bubbly, carefree personality proves to be a perfect complement to Mitchell's slightly uptight ways.

Cameron says, "I'm sort of like Costco. I'm big, I'm not fancy and I dare you not to like me." We'd never take that dare because we know people love the Cam show.

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