Primetime Emmy Awards 2012: Nominees' reactions

Slideshow posted in Photos | Thursday, July 19, 2012

15 of 19: Ed O'Neill of 'Modern Family' on being nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series:

'I am truly honored and grateful for the nomination, especially for a role and a show that I am so happy and proud to be a part of,' the actor said in a statement obtained by

This is O'Neill's second Emmy nomination, with the first being for the same honor in 2011. The actor was nominated for Golden Globes in both 1992 and 1993 for his role in the long-running comedy series 'Married with Children.'

(Pictured: Ed O'Neill appears in a photo from 'Modern Family.') ( Photo / ABC)