Modern Family casts transgender child actor

2016-09-28 14:06
 

Los Angeles — A transgender child actor will guest star on 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 show by Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson. A spokesperson for ABC has confirmed Millarker's appearance.

Case says that Millarker is "just wonderful" and one of many reasons she loves being a part of the show.

A synopsis of the episode titled A Stereotypical Day says Cam and Mitchell overhear Lily insulting Tom and use the moment to teach her a lesson about acceptance.

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