Actress who plays the role of Claire Dunphy on the hit sitcom Modern Family and also played Denise Bauer for three years on the series Boston Legal.
She attended Brown University, majoring in Italian Renaissance studies.
Her younger sister, Annie, became a researcher on HIV/AIDS at the University of California, San Francisco.
She married Scott Phillips in 2004. They welcomed a son in 2007 and they had twin sons in 2009 before divorcing in 2018.
Sarah Hyland plays Claire's daughter Haley on Modern Family.