68 Facts About Alex Dunphy


Philip Humphrey "Phil" Alex Dunphy is Claire's husband of 15 years who sees himself as the "cool dad".

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Alex Dunphy is seen as very competitive, one example being his always beating his son at basketball.

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Phil seems oblivious as to what he says by miscalculating the consequences of his expressions, such as "Phil Alex Dunphy is no straight guy" or "If you ain't white, you ain't right".

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Alex Dunphy often seeks approval from Jay, who generally does not openly show approval of anyone.

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Alex Dunphy was once a wild child who made a great deal of mistakes over the years, and she is fearful that her children could make the same mistakes, especially her oldest daughter, Haley.

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Alex Dunphy is often exhausted from the stress created by her family but is still a loving mother.

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Alex Dunphy is seen as an experienced parent by Cameron and Mitchell, so she is called upon for her parenting advice.

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Alex Dunphy could come across as uptight or arrogant at times, especially during her scenes with Gloria.

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Alex Dunphy has been nominated twice for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series in 2012 and 2014.

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Haley Gwendolyn Alex Dunphy is the elder daughter of Claire and Phil, who is portrayed as the stereotypical teenager.

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Alex Dunphy is a little naive, especially when it comes to arguing with her parents.

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Alex Dunphy begins a fashion blog and goes to community college to study business and photography, eventually showing and selling her photos in an exhibit.

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Characteristically nerdy but still cute, Alex Dunphy is the most intelligent of the three siblings and a polar opposite of Haley.

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Alex Dunphy convinced Luke that he was Phil's old girlfriend's son and that Jay was dying.

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In Season 6, Alex Dunphy is currently seeking the best college to enroll in and thinking about getting away from her family for a while.

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Dylan Stardust Marshall, sometimes called "D-Money" by Phil, is the on-and-off boyfriend of Haley Alex Dunphy, introduced as a senior in high school who plays guitar, sings in a band, and has no plans for college.

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Alex Dunphy is often put into awkward situations by Phil, who wishes for the two to be friends.

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Alex Dunphy has diverse interests that are often surprising, such as his love of old western films.

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Alex Dunphy loves the confidence Haley gets from being part of such a loving family and does not mind hanging around during family get-togethers.

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Alex Dunphy wrote a song for Haley, "In the Moonlight, " and performed it for her extended family.

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Alex Dunphy finds inspiration for his music from Bob Dylan, Sum 41, Blink-182 and New Kids on the Block.

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Alex Dunphy ends up getting fired, and while Cam and Mitch separately tell him he can stick around, Lily angrily tells him he isn't welcome there and shouts at him until he leaves the house.

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Alex Dunphy is the owner of a closet company and is presumably the wealthiest family member and, occasionally, the family's chieftain in many situations.

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Alex Dunphy is very comfortable with death, on account of a couple of her relatives being butchers.

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Alex Dunphy is an excellent marksman, often just using one hand and never misses a shot, even saying to Manny that she could have unbuttoned his shirt if she wanted to with her gun.

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Alex Dunphy has a very high tolerance for spicy food and has perhaps the strongest religious views of any family member.

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Alex Dunphy loves her family and spends a great deal of time with Lily because she fixates on having a daughter.

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Alex Dunphy was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series in 2011,2012, and 2013.

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Alex Dunphy is brilliant, probably second after Alex, but in a street smart way.

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Alex Dunphy is mature and intuitive for his age and is often shown doing adult-like things, such as writing precocious poetry for his crushes who are mostly older than him, having conversations with Claire about her marriage and kids, and drinking coffee.

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Alex Dunphy even engaged in the stock market business and briefly considered following his biological father's footsteps by becoming a professional gambler.

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Alex Dunphy plays for a football team, fences, and is a skilled chess player.

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Alex Dunphy was the dog of a man named Guillermo, an inventor, but when Jay convinced him to abandon his idea and return to school, Guillermo gave Stella to the family.

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Alex Dunphy is very problematic and often destroys things, mostly Gloria's belongings.

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Alex Dunphy is a low-key, mild-mannered person but has many sensitive qualities.

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Alex Dunphy is uncomfortable with public displays of affection, as well as invasion of his personal space.

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Alex Dunphy is shown to be a capable lawyer, even representing an entire building full of people one-by-one with no prior notice.

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Alex Dunphy was a starting center for the University of Illinois football team and is a huge sports fan.

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Alex Dunphy was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries, or Television Film in 2011,2012, and 2013, along with receiving nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series in 2011,2012 and 2013.

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Alex Dunphy is at times doing activities with both of her fathers but remains with Cam at home while Mitchell works.

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Alex Dunphy often uses her close relationship with Mitchell to get him to do things he does not want to do.

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Alex Dunphy is very aggressive towards Gloria, often trying to attack her physically.

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Alex Dunphy seems to be terrific friends with Manny as they write letters to each other talking about their issues.

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Alex Dunphy found a new sympathy for Gloria, and the two bonded over Jay-bashing when DeDe tells Gloria that she was always the one having to change diapers, clean spit-up, and buy things for the baby.

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Alex Dunphy is oddly gifted when it comes to betting on horse racing.

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Alex Dunphy has many connections to matadors and baseball players.

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Alex Dunphy first appeared in the episode "The Musical Man" where he visits Jay, and they soon start bickering, and later, Jay finds out he has cancer.

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Alex Dunphy attends Luke and Manny's musical, and there he and Jay share an emotional moment.

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Alex Dunphy reveals that she never liked Jay and wants to name Joe after her husband and father.

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Alex Dunphy appears to be wanting to get out of Colombia after a flood occurred there.

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Alex Dunphy then tries to get Gloria out of the picture, and when Jay tells Gloria, she doesn't believe him.

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Alex Dunphy is first mentioned in "The Kiss" when Jay tells everyone that his father only kissed him once his entire life.

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Alex Dunphy doesn't remember Mitchell coming out as gay and she asks Jay if she can borrow his fishing cabin for the coming summer.

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Alex Dunphy once played a doctor on a soap opera and kept the coat.

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Alex Dunphy had gone back in, gave Becky a hug goodbye, used his sleight-of-hand, and retrieved the necklace on the third try.

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Alex Dunphy convinces her new boyfriend of four months that when a baby comes so early, sometimes it is black.

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Alex Dunphy has appeared in the episodes Treehouse and Boys' Night.

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Alex Dunphy first appeared in the episode "Boys' Night, " where Luke goes over to his house to retrieve their ball, which had flown into his yard.

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Alex Dunphy then plays with Luke and beats him due to Phil always staring at Luke.

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Alex Dunphy kept needing things: his glasses, a new oxygen tank, food, and to take his pills.

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Alex Dunphy makes his second appearance on the show in the episode "Career Day, " where he shows up for Career Day in Luke and Manny's class during Phil's presentation.

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Alex Dunphy stops her pursuit as Andy was ready to jump into it.

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Alex Dunphy had badmouthed Jay to half their Rolodex, and Jay had to start all over.

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Alex Dunphy reappeared in "American Skyper" where she seemed to have been responsible for setting Haley's hair on fire and was last seen in "Summer Lovin, " where she makes a cameo and she and Andy walk in the park.

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Alex Dunphy reappeared in "The More You Ignore Me, " where she and Andy meet Haley and Dylan at the movies, and in "White Christmas, " she comes to the cabin where the family is with Andy, and she admits to him that she has been cheating on him behind his back and it looks like they end things.

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However, in "The Closet Case, " Alex Dunphy reveals that Sanjay broke up with her because he sees someone new.

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Alex Dunphy is Tommy and Joe's teacher and is known to be a hippie.

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Alex Dunphy accepts, but the engagement lasts less than five minutes since they both start having doubts after Rainer realizes that he was wrong about that night's weather forecast.

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