He found fame as one of the stars of the long-running ABC sitcom Modern Family.
And on Monday, Jesse Tyler Ferguson used his celebrity platform to encourage others to take care in the sun.
Sharing a photo of himself with a bandage on the back of his neck, he revealed on Instagram that he’d had ‘a bit of skin cancer’ removed.
PSA: Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson used his celebrity platform to encourage others to take care in the sun as he revealed he’d had ‘a bit of skin cancer’ removed from his neck
The actor, 45, wrote: ‘Reminder to stay up to date on your dermatology checks… especially if you’re fair like me.
‘I always wind up getting something taken from me, every time I go.
Today, they took a bit of skin cancer that they found.’
And to make the point about the importance of routine checkups, Ferguson added: ‘Don’t worry, I got it early and I’m gonna be just fine.’
He also shared that from now on, it’s ‘SPF 1000 for me!’
Big role: Ferguson played Mitchell Pritchett on Modern Family that ran for 11 seasons from 2009 to May last year
Couple: The actor, 45, 닥터스피부과 has been married to lawyer Justin Mikita since 2013