Nolan Gould is an American actor.


Nolan Gould is an American actor who has had roles on films such as Montana, Space Buddies, Hysteria, Friends with Benefits, Ghoul, The To Do List, and Field of Lost Shoes. He has also appeared on various TV series like Out of Jimmy's Head, Good Luck Charlie, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, and R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour. As of now, he is best known for his role as the Dunphy youngest sibling Luke Dunphy on the ABC sitcom Modern Family.

Early Life & Education

Gould was born in New York City, to Angela and Edwin Gould. Shortly after his birth, due to his father's military career, he and his parents moved to Phenix City, Alabama, and when Gould was five years old, the family moved to California.

Nolan is a member of Mensa, and as of 2012, had accelerated ten grades in school. He stated on The Ellen Degeneres Show that he has an IQ of 150. During the 2012 summer, at age 13, he graduated from high school by taking a General Educational Development (GED) test and proceeded to take online college courses until the age of 18. He is now apparently considering applying to film college to learn more about the producing side of TV and film.


Gould began his career at age 3 doing commercials. Recent films include leads in the features Ghoul (based on the novel by Brian Keene) and Space Buddies.

As of the 2014/15 TV Season, Gould will make over $70,000 per episode for his role on Modern Family. Other television credits for him include Eleventh Hour and the movie of the week, Sweet Nothing in My Ear.

Social Media



Year Title Role Notes
2014 Field of Lost Shoes Robert/Sir Rat
2013 The To Do List Max
2012 Abominable Christmas Adam Voice Acting
2012 Ghoul Timmy Graco
2011 Friends with Benefits Sam
2010 Monster Heroes Young Jonas Stein
2010 Hysteria Child
2009 Space Buddies Sam Video
2008 Sweet Nothing in My Ear Mark Scott
2008 Montana Johnny
2007 Sunny & Share Love You Jason
2007 Have a Nice Death Adam Wonderbread Short Film
2007 The Secret of Ruby Scorpion Short Film
2006 Waiting Room Wild Child as (Noulan Gould)
2006 The McPassion Son at Restaurant


Year Title Role Notes
Currently Modern Family Luke Dunphy - Main Cast
2015 Sofia the First Elliot - Episode - "Subsitute Cedric"

- Ariel is in this episode.

- Voice Acting.

2011/14 R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour 2011 - Jack Pierce

2014 - Gregory

2011 - "Best Friend Forever"

2014 - "Lotsa Luck"

2014 Whose Line Is It Anyway? Nolan Gould - Acting as Himself
2010 Good Luck Charlie Zander Episode - "Sleepless in Denver"
2009 Disney's Really Short Report Nolan/Sam Episode - "Space Buddies"
2008 Eleventh Hour John Warner Episode - "Containment"
2007 Out of Jimmy's Head Young Jimmy 2 Episodes - "Bully" and "Outdoors"
2007 America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back Young Paul Jackson - Documentary

Episode - "Paul Jackson"


  • In 2017, Nolan played a homosexual in Logic's hit single "1-800-873-8255" 's music video. The video, featuring DJ Khalid, Alessia Cara, and other actors talked about accepting who you are no matter what qualities you possess.


Nolan's Instagram

Below are a few photos from Nolan's Instagram.



ved Modern Family  cast
Main cast
Ty BurrellJulie BowenSarah HylandAriel WinterNolan GouldEd O'NeillSofía VergaraRico Rodriguez IIJeremy MaguireJesse Tyler FergusonEric StonestreetAubrey Anderson-Emmons
Recurring cast
Fred WillardShelley LongNathan LaneElizabeth BanksAdam DeVineReid EwingSteve Zahn
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