Reid Ewing

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Reid Ewing
Born (1988-11-07) November 7, 1988 (age 30)[1]
Florida, U.S.
OccupationActor, musician
Years active2008–present

Reid Ewing (born November 7, 1988)[1] is an American actor known for his recurring guest role as Dylan on the ABC comedy Modern Family.[2]

Life and career[edit]

Ewing appeared in theater productions in the South Florida area.[3] He studied at the Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach and the School for Film and Television in New York before moving to Los Angeles.[4] In April 2010, he was cast for the MTV film The Truth Below.[2]

In addition to acting, Ewing plays the piano, guitar, and banjo.[3] He wrote the song "In the Moonlight (Do Me)", which his character performed on Modern Family.[5]

In 2011, he appeared in Wendy's "Where's the beef?" commercials.[6]

Personal life[edit]

In 2015, Ewing revealed that he has suffered from body dysmorphic disorder, which resulted in several cosmetic surgeries.[7] He came out as gay on November 23, 2015, while again addressing his body dysmorphia.[8][9]



Year Title Role Notes
2008 Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! Jesse
2010 In Between Days Jim
2011 South Dakota Carter
2011 The Truth Below Ethan
2011 Fright Night Ben
2013 10 Rules for Sleeping Around Hugh Fields
2013 Crush Jeffrey
2014 Mall Beckett
2016 Temps Curtis


Year Title Role Notes
2009–present Modern Family Dylan Marshall Recurring role; 33 episodes
2009–2011 Zeke and Luther Charlie Plunk Recurring role
2011 Good Luck Charlie Derek Recurring role, season 2
2011 Up All Night Johnny Cope Minor role, 1 episode
2011 Reiding Reid Rainbow Web series
2013 The Power Inside Devin Web series


  1. ^ a b Ewing, Reid (@reidoing). "My birthday is November 7, 1988" June 25, 2010, 3:52am. Tweet.
  2. ^ a b Hibberd, James (April 8, 2010). "MTV's 'Truth Below' books Reid Ewing". The Hollywood Reporter. Associated Press. Retrieved November 20, 2015.
  3. ^ a b "REID EWING - Resume |". Breakdown Services. Retrieved May 8, 2010.
  4. ^ "Polaroid Stories by Naomi Iizuka | Directed by Maria Markosov". Archived from the original on January 17, 2008. Retrieved May 8, 2010.
  5. ^ Rudolph, Ileane (May 5, 2010). "Reid Ewing's Modern Breakout". TV Guide. Archived from the original on May 8, 2010.
  6. ^ Elliott, Stuart (September 25, 2011). "After 27 Years, an Answer to the Question, 'Where's the Beef?'". The New York Times. Retrieved October 7, 2011.
  7. ^ Ewing, Reid (November 19, 2015). "I Underwent Cosmetic Surgery for My Body Dysmorphia... And I Wish I Hadn't". The Huffington Post. Retrieved November 21, 2015.
  8. ^ Ewing, Reid (@media_reid) (November 21, 2015). "I was never in". Twitter. Retrieved November 21, 2015.
  9. ^ Ewing, Reid (@media_reid) (November 23, 2015). "Writes a cosmetic surgery article, people care more that I'm gay." Twitter. Retrieved November 23, 2015.

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