In 20, Burrell was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries, or Television Film.On May 4, 2016, Phil appeared in the first commercials for the National Association of Realtors telling about his "Phil's-osophies".
In 2012, Burrell won the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.
In 2014, Burrell won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series, receiving nominations in 2011, 2012, 2013, 20.
Modern Family, an American TV comedy series, revolves around three families that are interrelated through Jay Pritchett, his son Mitchell Pritchett, and his daughter Claire Dunphy.
The families meet for family functions, around the neighborhood, and cross-family bonding.
Phil is always reminding Jay of when he fixed his wireless printer, trying to show Jay that he can be manly.
In the season 3 episode "Dude Ranch", Phil shows considerable skill both on horseback and with a shotgun. or he might make a historical reference such as "John Philip Sousa! It is revealed in "Tableau Vivant" that Phil had once tried to break up with Claire but didn't have the courage to do so.
She often despises the attention that Gloria gets for her voluptuous figure, and was thrilled to learn that Gloria was pregnant because of all the weight that Gloria would be gaining.
Julie Bowen's performance was praised by Ken Tucker of Entertainment Weekly who said, "Bowen's Claire could have been a blank blonde cipher.
Phil has a severe case of coulrophobia, which is first revealed when despite Mitchell's objection, Cameron comes to Luke's party dressed as a clown.