Person Details

Birthday: 1970-03-03 20:14:07

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Female

Place of birth: Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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Movie Involvements: 5

TV Involvements: 8


Most Famous Work

Biography

Julie Bowen (born March 3, 1970) is an American film and television actress. 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.

Most Famous Work

Dawson's Creek
Average
7

Dawson's Creek

(1998) Aunt Gwen
ER
Average
7

ER

(1994) Roxanne Please
Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure
Average
7

Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure

(2017) Queen Arianna (voice)
Acapulco H.E.A.T.
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5

Acapulco H.E.A.T.

(1993) Danielle Perkins
Stand Up to Cancer
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9

Stand Up to Cancer

(2008) Herself
Where Are My Children?
Average
6

Where Are My Children?

(1994) Kirstie
The Last Man on Planet Earth
Average
4

The Last Man on Planet Earth

(1999) Hope Chayse
Planes Fire and Rescue: Dipper
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0

Planes Fire and Rescue: Dipper

(2014) Dipper (Voice)

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2020 Violet Valentine
2018 Marcie Strong
2017 Lt. Penumbra (voice)
Queen Arianna (voice)
Queen Arianna (voice)
2016 N/A
2014 Dipper (Voice)
Dipper (voice)
2013 Melanie Staples (voice)
Dr. Devon Albright (voice)
2012 Peaches O'Dell
2011 Rhonda Harken
Amy
Tiffany
2010 Marion Spartan
Christy
2009 Claire Dunphy
2008 Herself
2007 Fiona Wormwood (#29)
2005 Principal Weller
Lisa
Katherine
N/A
2004 Denise Bauer
N/A
2003 N/A
Jamie Quinn
2002 Marilyn Brody
2001 Meg Harper
Lisa
Nikki
2000 Carol Vessey
1999 N/A
Hope Chayse
N/A
1998 Nikky
Amanda Webb
Aunt Gwen
1997 Amy Finch
1996 Robin
N/A
Virginia Venit
1995 Andie McDermott
1994 Roxanne Please
Kirstie
N/A
Angie Gordon
1993 Danielle Perkins
Year Character Movie/Tv

Directing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2009 Director
Year Role Movie/Tv

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