In the Modern Family episode “Thunk in the Trunk,” while Mitchell and Cam try to get good reviews for their rental property and Jay deals with a life-size cutout of Gloria in a grocery store, Phil adjusts to Claire’s new role as CEO of the family closet business. Along the way, the family meets Auntie Alice.
Auntie Alice is portrayed by June Squibb. She’s appeared on many CBS shows recently including The Big Bang Theory (Sheldon’s Meemaw), Code Black (patient Dorothy), and Mom (Dottie). Squibb is also recognized for her roles in the films Love The Coopers (Aunt Fishy), Nebraska (wife/mother Kate Grant), and About Schmidt (Helen Schmidt), among others. Modern Family airs Wednesdays at 8pm no CBS.