Julie Bowen

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Quotes (2)

  • Julie Bowen: Television is where the best work for women is right now. I would love to do more movies, but the reality is women have many more opportunities on television to play a greater variety of characters.

  • Julie Bowen: I read books more than I go out. As a matter of fact, I get a little concerned about some of my anti-social habits. I will choose a night with Somerset Maugham or Russell Banks over a crowded bar any day.

Trivia (28)

  • Julie won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 2011 and 2012, for the role of Claire Dunphy on the ABC show Modern Family.

    Julie also earned an Emmy nomination for the role in 2010.

  • Julie starred in the movie Happy Gilmore with Adam Sandler.

  • Julie was nominated, along with her Boston Legal castmates, for the 2007 and 2008 Screen Actors Guild Award in the category of Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. Julie and her Boston Legal castmates were also nominated for a 2006 SAG Award but in the category of Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.

  • When she was pregnant with her son Oliver, her water broke while on the set of Boston Legal as she was pretending to be in labor.

  • In the past, Julie has appeared as a spokesperson for Neutrogena in the company's television commercials.

  • Julie Bowen gave birth to her first child on April 10, 2007. Julie and her husband, Scott Phillips, named their son Oliver McLanahan Phillips. Oliver weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces at birth and measured 19 inches in length. Both the mother and baby were reported doing well as of April 11th.

  • While starring in Ed, Julie appeared in four of NBC's The More You Know public service announcements. Her appearances focused on substance abuse, mentoring, reckless driving and designated drivers.

  • Julie married real-estate investor Scott Phillips in September 2004.

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