Ed O’Neill at a TV show screening & panel discussion for ‘Modern Family’ on May 2, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. Mediapunch/Shutterstock
Modern Family’s Ed O’Neill gives Us a modern take on himself. Read on to learn 25 things about the host of “The Undercovers” podcast — including what he’d do if he weren’t an actor, the time he met Britney Spears and how he learned he was main character in Finding Dory.
1. I was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1969 but was cut during training camp.
2. In high school [in Worthington, Ohio], after I won our football team a state championship, I was given the nickname “Ed O’Winner.”
3. Before I was an actor, I was a substitute high school [social studies] teacher.
4. I was one of the first students in the theater program at Youngstown State University.
5. My father…