Television star, film actress, and celebrity speaker Julie Bowen has been in the entertainment industry for over ten years. Bowen is most recognized for her portrayal of Claire Dunphy in the hit ABC sitcom, Modern Family, for which she has been nominated four times and won two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. She has also won three Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, which she shares with her costars including Ty Burrell, Sofia Vergara, Ed O’Neill, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and Eric Stonestreet.
Prior to her success on Modern Family, Celebrity Speaker Julie Bowen appeared in roles on numerous other series including recurring roles on the television show Ed, Boston Legal, ER, Lost, Weeds, and starred in TV movies Runaway Daughters, Where are My Children?, and The Last Man on Planet Earth. She also made several one-time guest appearances on Party of Five, Dawson’s Creek, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and Monk.
Bowen is known for her roles on the big screen as well. In the mid-nineties she starred alongside comedic actor Adam Sandler in the hit sports comedy Happy Gilmore and appeared in the film Multiplicity with award winning costars Michael Keaton and Andie MacDowell. Other films which Julie has had supporting roles in throughout her career include An American Werewolf in Paris, Joe Somebody, Jumping the Broom, and the 2011 box office hit, Horrible Bosses, where she starred alongside actors Kevin Spacey, Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day, and award winning actress Jennifer Aniston.