The series, which recently began its second season, focuses on a diverse suburban family, including a gay couple with an adopted Asian daughter. It won the 2010 Emmy Award for Best Comedy Series.
The cast also features Ty Burrell, Sofia Vergara, Ed O'Neill, Julie Bowen, and Eric Stonestreet.
Ferguson most recently appeared on stage in the Public Theater's The Merchant of Venice. His many other stage credits include The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, On the Town, and The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told.