Description:Yes, the woman in that photo is Julie Bowen (Claire Dunphy)!
Then: Although the Brown University alumna starred on such hit television shows such as Ed and Boston Legal and had recurring roles on ER and Weeds, she’s probably best known for her starring role alongside Adam Sandler in the cult comedy Happy Gilmore.
Now: Bowen shines as high-strung Claire, who is driven to exasperation by her husband and three kids. Although everyone and everything seems to drive Claire crazy, she’s really just a woman who fiercely loves her family. And Bowen plays her brilliantly.
Watch the video to see what the entire cast looked like before hitting it big.(3:26)