Primetime Emmy Awards 2012: Nominees' reactions

Slideshow posted in Photos | Thursday, July 19, 2012

13 of 19: Eric Stonestreet of 'Modern Family' on being nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series:

'I'm honored to be nominated in a category that has so many actors on so many shows doing such great work. Thank you all for your kind words,' he Tweeted on July 19.

This is Stonestreet's third Emmy nomination, with his first two being for the same honor in 2010 and 2011. In 2010, the actor took home the award for his role as Cameron Tucker in the ABC series.

(Pictured: Eric Stonestreet in a scene from the show 'Modern Family.') ( Photo / HBO)