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Modern Family Cast: Then and Now

They're all grown up!

Lily Rose
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Modern Family Cast: Then and Now

How long has Modern Family been around? Long enough to make you feel old. The Emmy-winning ABC ensemble sitcom is scheduled to air the final episode of its 1th -- and final -- season on April 8.

Among other things, the finale will mark the final work by Beatrice, the French bulldog that played Stella, and that recently died.

PHOTOS: See the Modern Family cast then and now

While we await the series finale, let's take a look at how the actors who've played the intertwined members of the Dunphy, Pritchett and Pritchett-Tucker clans have changed over the years. Spoiler alert: They've all changed a lot, especially the children -- or, former children in the cases of Nolan Gould, Ariel Winter and Rico Rodriquez. And, yes, we pay tribute to Beatrice, too.

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Sarah Hyland Then

Hyland was 18 when she started playing image-obsessed, boy-crazy Haley Dunphy.

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Sarah Hyland Now

The Modern Family actress has gone on to roles in Veronica Mars and The Wedding Year. As of 2019, she was engaged to former Bachelorette contestant, Wells Adams.

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Ariel Winter Then

Winter was only 11 when she began her role as Alex Dunphy on the series.

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Ariel Winter Now

Outside of Modern Family, Winter has appeared on Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, and voiced Sofia in the animated series, Sofia the First.

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Rico Rodriguez Then

Rodriguez has been playing pint-sized romantic Manny Delgado since he was 11.

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Rico Rodriguez Now

The actor's voice has been heard in the animated series, The Lion Guard.

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Nolan Gould Then

Gould has played the Dunphys' youngest child, Luke, since the show's inception. He was about a month shy of 11 when the pilot first aired.

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Nolan Gould Now

Gould appeared in Logic's music video for "1-800-273-8255," and is slated to appear alongside The Act's Joey King in a digital project, Camp.

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Aubrey Anderson-Emmons Then

Anderson-Emmons was 2 when she started playing Lily Tucker-Pritchett in Season 3 on the ABC series.

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Aubrey Anderson-Emmons Now

Outside of Modern Family, the child star has appeared as a judge on Beat Bobby Flay.

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Brigitte the Dog Then

Brigitte was the first animal actor to portray Stella, Jay's beloved dog, and Gloria's canine nemesis. The French bulldog made its debut in the show's second season.

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Brigitte the Dog Now

The role of Stella was recast after Season 3. Since leaving Modern Family, Brigitte has starred as Princess Pickles on the Nick Jr. series, Mutt & Stuff.

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Beatrice the Dog Then

The French bulldog took over the role of Stella Pritchett in Season 3.

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Beatrice the Dog Now

The sweet pooch passed away shortly after Modern Family wrapped filming on its 11th -- and final -- season.

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Reid Ewing Then

Ewing has played Dylan Marshall, the on-again, off-again love interest of Haley Dunphy, since the show's first episode.

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Reid Ewing Now

Ewing was upgraded to series regular status in Season 11. In a momentous Season 10 storyline, his character wed -- and welcomed twins with -- Sarah Hyland's Haley.

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Sofía Vergara Then

Vergara starred in Spanish-language telenovelas, and guest-starred in the ABC series Men in Trees and Dirty Sexy Money before joining the cast of Modern Family in 2009.

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Sofía Vergara Now

Vergara has been married to True Blood alum Joe Manganiello since 2015, and starred in the movies Hot Pursuit, Chef, and Bottom of the 9th. She was also the voice of "Flamenca" in The Emoji Movie.

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Julie Bowen Then

Back in 2009, Bowen was one of the best-known faces of the Modern Family cast. Prior to playing Claire Dunphy, she was a series regular on Ed and Boston Legal, and had a recurring role on Weeds.

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Julie Bowen Now

Bowen has won two Primetime Emmys for Modern Family. Besides playing a harried mom of three, Bowen has lent her voice to the animated series DuckTales and Tangled: The Series. Her upcoming projects include: Raised by Wolves and Hubie Halloween.

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Jeremy Maguire Then

Maguire joined the series in Season 7 as Jay and Gloria Pritchett's son, Joe.

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Jeremy Maguire Now

The child actor has also appeared in the TNT series, The Last Ship. He will appear in the upcoming project, The Virgin of Highland Park.

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Ty Burrell Then

Prior to being cast as goofy dad Phil Dunphy, Burrell starred on a pair of short-lived sitcoms, Back to You and Out of Practice.

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Ty Burrell Now

Burrell, a two-time Primetime Emmy-winner for Modern Family, can be heard in the Fox animated series, Duncanville.

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Eric Stonestreet Then

On Modern Family, Stonestreet plays the boisterous, clown-performing and football-coaching Cameron Tucker.

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Eric Stonestreet Now

A Primetime Emmy-winner for Modern Family, Stonestreet can be heard in the animated series, You're Not a Monster. He's previously lent his voice to the character Duke in the Secret Life of Pets films.

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Ed O'Neill Then

The Married... with Children vet plays patriarch Jay Pritchett on the ABC series.

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Ed O'Neill Now

O'Neill was the voice of Mr. Litwak in the animated movie Ralph Breaks the Internet. He is slated to appear in the upcoming film, The Last Shift.

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson Then

Ferguson was a seasoned Broadway star before he was cast as A-type attorney Mitchell Pritchett on Modern Family.

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson Now

The flame-haired actor appeared in Taylor Swift's "You Need to Calm Down" music video.

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Adam DeVine Then

During Modern Family's Seasons 5-7, DeVine, one of the co-creators and stars of Comedy Central's Workaholics, appeared as Joe Pritchett's nanny (and Haley's kinda-sorta love interest), Andy Bailey.

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Adam DeVine Now

Since Modern Family, DeVine's career has skyrocketed. He appeared in the first two Pitch Perfect movies, and was the romantic lead in Isn't It Romantic, opposite Rebel Wilson. He is currently a star on the HBO series The Righteous Gemstones. His upcoming projects include: Omniboat: A Fast Boat Fantasia; a TV series called The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers; and, Magic Camp.

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Fred Willard Then

Comedy vet Willard (Best in Show, Anchorman, Waiting for Guffman) first appeared as Phil Dunphy's dad, Frank, in Season 1.

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Fred Willard Now

Willard's Phil Dunphy passed away in the Season 11 episode, "Legacy." Willard died in May 2020 at 86 years old. His last project was the 2020 Netflix comedy, Space Force.

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Shelley Long Then

The former Cheers star played Claire and Mitchell's high-strung mother, Dede Pritchett, starting in Season 1.

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Shelley Long Now

Long's Modern Family character was killed off in Season 10. Viewers were told Dede died in her sleep.