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Manny of ‘Modern Family’ mourns father

BRYAN, Texas — The actor who plays Manny on the popular sitcom “Modern Family” is mourning his father in real life.

In a post on his Instagram account, Rico Rodriguez said the week since Roy Rodriguez died at age 52 “has been the toughest week of my life.”

The actor’s Instagram post included a picture of father and son drinking milkshakes together and said the father “was the most kindhearted, loving, hard working, determined, and funny man I have ever known.”

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