Meet Julie Bowen's Handsome Husband!

Celebrity News Mar. 23, 2012 AT 9:04AM
Meet Julie Bowen's Handsome Husband! Credit: Eric Charbonneau/

Julie Bowen would like to nominate husband Scott Phillips for sainthood.

"I would have had a bullet in my head so long ago if I was married to me!" the Modern Family star, 42, joked to Us Weekly at the cast's March 14 PaleyFest panel. "He is so patient, and takes care of me like nobody's business."

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Bowen and Phillips have been happily married since 2004. The secret to their success? The actress says that Phillips' personality serves as the "perfect counterbalance" to her own. "I'm a very anxious person," she told Parade in 2010. "He has a calming effect on me, and he's fun." (The pair has three kids together: Oliver, 4, and twins John and Gus, 2.)

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As much as she appreciates her husband, Bowen admits the software developer does have one minor flaw. Laughs Bowen, "He plays beer pong with a seriousness it does not deserve!"


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