Modern Family breaks new ground by featuring an openly transgender child actor in an episode called “A Stereotypical Day!” Eight-year-old Jackson Millarker will play Tom, a friend of Lily’s, who comes over for a play date. When Cam (Eric Stonestreet) and Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) hear Lily insulting Tom, they have to take a look [...]
8-year-old Jackson Millarker will appear in the new episode of the show, airing this Wednesday.
Modern Family used to be the critical darling of awards shows, but in recent years, the comedy had gotten a whole lot less surprising.
In an upcoming episode in Modern Family's eighth season, "A Stereotypical Day," the ABC sitcom is breaking new ground by featuring television's first openly transgender child actor. According to Variety, 8-year-old Jackson Millarker is guest starring as "Tom" a trans boy Lily is friends with at school. Show More Summary
It’s the perfect show to break new ground. In the upcoming episode — entitled “A Stereotypical Day” — parents Cameron “Cam” (Eric Stonestreet)and Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) permit their daughter Lily (Aubrey Anderson-Emmons) to have her transgender friend Tom over for a play-date. Both parents are filled with pride that they have done well in raising an accepting [...]
An openly transgender child actor will appear in tomorrow night's episode of the hit ABC series Modern Family. “Eight-year-old actor Jackson Millarker will appear in Wednesday’s episode as Lily’s friend Tom,” Deadline Hollywood reported. Show More Summary
Modern Family is filled to the brim with adorable child actors, but one guesting in this week’s installment is making headlines because of a revolutionary bit of casting. The episode “A Stereotypical Day” will star 8-year-old Jackson Millarker, who is openly transgender. Show More Summary
The first openly transgender child actor is set to feature in an upcoming episode for ABC's "Modern Family," according to reports.
A transgender child actor will guest star on Wednesday night's "Modern Family." Director Ryan Case has posted a picture of herself alongside 8-year-old Jackson Millarker on Instagram. She writes that Millarker will play Lily's friend, Tom. Lily is the daughter of Cam and Mitchell, played on the...
On Wednesday night, Modern Family will become the first television show to feature a transgender child actor. Eight-year-old Jackson Millarker stars in the episode as Tom, a transgender friend of Lily, the daughter of Cam (Eric Stonestreet) and Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson), NewNowNext reports. As Variety points out, transgender actors...
"Modern Family" is living up to its title.
Modern Family, hailed for being one of the most inclusive shows on television, is breaking more LGBT ground by casting its first transgender child actor. The sitcom will introduce Jackson Millarker, 8, in Wednesday’s episode on ABC as...Show More Summary
Jackson Millarker, an 8-year-old transgender child actor, will make his debut on ABC’s Modern Family this Wednesday. Writes the episode’s director Ryan Case, on Instagram: “This is Jackson Millarker. He’s 8 years old, from Atl… Read The post Transgender Child Actor Jackson Millarker to Make Debut on ‘Modern Family’ This Wednesday appeared first on Towleroad.
Modern Family has cast an openly transgender child actor for the first time. An upcoming episode of the ABC comedy will feature eight-year-old actor Jackson Millarker. According to Deadline, Millarker will appear in Wednesday’s episode of Modern Family, playing the role of Lily’s school friend, with the move to cast a transgender actor to play... Show More Summary
Eight-year-old Jackson Millarker will play a friend of Lily in Wednesday's episode.
8-year-old Jackson Millarker will feature in a first for trans-visibility on television
ABC’s hit TV series “Modern Family” will feature TV’s first transgender child in a groundbreaking show on Wednesday. Shows such as “Orange is the New Black” and “Nashville” have cast adult transgender actors to play transgender characters. Show More Summary
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...Show More Summary
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...
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 Nashville, those are adult roles, rather than child ones. But now, 8-year-old Jackson Millarker will play Lily's transgender friend, Tom, on [...]