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Julie Bowen

Julie Bowen (born March 3, 1970) is an American film and television actress. She has received four Primetime Emmy Awards nominations. She is best known for playing Claire Dunphy on the sitcom Modern Family, Carol Vessey on Ed, and Denise Bauer on Boston Legal. Bowen began her acting career in the soap opera Loving in 1992. In 1994, she played the lead role opposite Paul Rudd, in the television film Runaway Daughters. Throughout the 90s and early 2000s, she had roles in numerous films including Happy Gilmore (1996), An American Werewolf in Paris (1997), Joe Somebody (2001) and Kids in America (2005.) Bowen gained recognition on the television series Ed, where she played high school English teacher Carol Vessey, the love interest of of the series' protagonist, Ed Stevens. She has had guest roles in many television series including Party of Five, Jake in Progress, ER and Strange Luck. In the cult series Lost, she played Jack Shepard's ex-wife, Sarah Shepard. In 2008, she had a recurring role as Lisa, the love interest of the almost legal Silas Botwin on Weeds. Since 2009, Bowen has co-starred in the hit ABC sitcom Modern Family. For her portrayal of the competitive and lovable soccer mom, Claire Dunphy, she has received four Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, winning the award in 2011 and 2012. With her husband Scott Phillips, Bowen has three children- Oliver, John and Gustav. She will join Dane Cook in the upcoming sequel to Disney's Planes, as the voice of Lil Dipper, set to be released July 2014. 

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Mar 3, 1970 In Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Acapulco H.E.A.T. 1993-09-28
Latest Project:
Series Loving 2017
Known For
Poster of Runaway Daughters
Poster of Modern Family
Poster of Jake in Progress
Poster of Acapulco H.E.A.T.
Series Loving Unknown 2017
Series Wainy Days Cheryl 2017
Series Where Are My Children? Kirstie 2017
Series Runaway Daughters Angie Gordon 2017
Movie Aviones: Equipo de rescate Dipper (voice) 2014-07-17
Movie Scooby-Doo! Mecha Mutt Menace Melanie Staples 2013-09-24
Movie Guerra de Cuchillos Peaches 2013-01-25
Movie Cómo acabar con tu jefe Rhonda Harken 2011-07-08
Movie Dos familias y una boda Amy 2011-05-06
Movie Conception Tiffany 2011-01-01
Series Scooby Doo Misterios S.A. Marion Spartan 2010-07-12
Movie Mi loca familia Christy 2010-01-08
Series Modern Family Claire Dunphy 2009-09-23
Movie Sexo a la carta Fiona Wormwood 2007-06-15
Movie Revuelo En Las Aulas Principal Weller 2005-10-21
Series Weeds Lisa 2005-08-07
Movie Partner(s) Katherine 2005-07-07
Series Jake in Progress Unknown 2005-03-13
Series Boston Legal Denise Bauer 2004-10-03
Series Perdidos Unknown 2004-09-22
Movie You're Killing Me... Jamie Quinn 2003-01-01
Series Monk Marilyn Brody 2002-07-12
Movie Un padre de cuidado Meg Harper 2001-12-21
Series Liga De La Justicia Aresia 2001-11-17
Movie Venus and Mars Lisa 2001-03-15
Movie El orgasmo de Amy Nikki 2001-03-08
Series Ed Carol Vessey 2000-10-08
Series Ley y Orden: Unidad de víctimas especiales Unknown 1999-09-20
Movie The Last Man on Planet Earth Hope Chayse 1999-02-18
Series Oh Baby Nikky 1998-08-26
Series Three Amanda Webb 1998-02-02
Series Dawson's Creek Aunt Gwen 1998-01-20
Movie Un hombre lobo americano en París Amy Finch 1997-12-25
Movie Mis dobles, mi mujer y yo Robin 1996-07-19
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie Terminagolf Virginia Venit 1996-02-16
Series Extreme Andie McDermott 1995-01-29
Series Urgencias Unknown 1994-09-19
Movie Where Are My Children? Kirstie 1994-09-18
Series Party of Five Unknown 1994-09-12
Movie Runaway Daughters Angie Gordon 1994-08-12
Series Acapulco H.E.A.T. Danielle Perkins 1993-09-28