'Modern Family' Star Mourns Father in Instagram Post

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Rico Rodriguez on 'Modern Family'

Rico Rodriguez, who plays Manny on the ABC sitcom, wrote, "This has been the toughest week of my life."

Rico Rodriguez, who plays Manny on the popular sitcom Modern Family, is mourning his father in real life.

In an Instagram post, the actor says the week since Roy Rodriguez died at age 52 "has been the toughest week of my life."

His post included a picture of father and son drinking milkshakes together and said the father "was the most kind hearted, loving, hard working, determined, and funny man I have ever known."

According to an obituary in Bryan, Texas, newspaper The Eagle, Roy Rodriguez is survived by his wife, five siblings and four children, including 18-year-old Rico and Raini Rodriguez, who's an actress.

Rico Rodriguez plays teen Manny Delgado on the veteran ABC sitcom.

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