He at times shows a sort of crush-like affection for Gloria.
He says, however, he "would never stray from Claire," although Gloria did kiss him during a "kisscam" segment at a basketball game in the final episode of season 1, "Family Portrait".
Modern Family, an American TV comedy series, revolves around three families that are interrelated through Jay Pritchett, his son Mitchell Pritchett, and his daughter Claire Dunphy.
The families meet for family functions, around the neighborhood, and cross-family bonding.
In 2012, Burrell won the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.