Julie Bowen’s Parents Were Socially Prominent In Baltimore

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Her parents were socially prominent in Baltimore. Raised in suburban Ruxton, she first attended the Calvert, Garrison Forest School, and also attended St. George’s School, Newport, in Rhode Island. She matriculated at Brown University, majoring in Italian Renaissance studies.

Julie Bowen Is Best Known For Playing Carol Vessey On Ed 20002004 Denise

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She is best known for playing Carol Vessey on Ed (2000-2004), Denise Bauer on Boston Legal (2005-2007) and Claire Dunphy on the sitcom Modern Family (2009-present), for which she was twice nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, winning in 2011. Since fall 2009, Bowen has co-starred on the ABC sitcom Modern Family, playing Claire Dunphy.
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Julie Bowen Matriculated At Brown University Majoring In Italian Renaissance Studies

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She matriculated at Brown University, majoring in Italian Renaissance studies. in her junior year, Bowen spent a year in Florence, Italy. Before graduating, Bowen had the lead role in the independent film Five Spot Jewel. in films, Bowen played the love interest of the title character in Happy Gilmore. Roles in other films include An American Werewolf in Paris and Multiplicity. on August 31, 2010.

Throughout Bowens Career Julie Bowen Has Played Supporting Roles In Films Including Happy

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She played Carol Vessey on Ed and Denise Bauer on Boston Legal. She was also nominated in 2010. Throughout Bowen’s career she has played supporting roles in films including Happy Gilmore (1996), Multiplicity (1996), Venus and Mars (2001), Joe Somebody (2001), Kids in America (2005), Sex and Death 101 (2007), Crazy on the Outside (2010), Jumping the Broom (2011), and Horrible Bosses (2011). Bowen first gained prominence on the television series Ed, where she played high school English teacher Carol Vessey, the love interest of the protagonist, Ed Stevens.