ABC’s hit TV series “Modern Family” will make history on Wednesday.
Its latest episode will include child actor Jackson Millarker, who openly identifies as transgender.
Shows such as “Orange is the New Black” and “Nashville” have cast adult transgender actors to play transgender characters, but Millarker is the first child actor to be featured in such a role.
Millarker will play Tom, who Aubrey Anderson-Emmons’ character Lily invites over for a playdate.
This is amazing! On Monday, ABC confirmed the upcoming episode of Modern Family will feature the first openly transgender child actor on television! While transgender actors have starred in shows like Orange Is The New Black and Nas...
Now in its eighth season, ABC sitcom Modern Family makes a significant move in terms of casting diversity. The show will feature eight-year-old Jackson Millarker, television’s first openly transgender child actor. Read more...
8-year-old Jackson Millarker will feature in a first for trans-visibility on television
Eight-year-old Jackson Millarker will play a friend of Lily in Wednesday's episode.