Christopher Lloyd (born November 12, 1960 in Los Angeles) is an American TV screenwriter and producer. Lloyd is co-creator and executive producer of the TV series Modern Family , which he produces with Steven Levitan . Prior to that, Lloyd had an extensive career on many series, primarily Frasier . He has won 12 Primetime Emmy Awards for his work on Modern Family and Frasier . He currently holds the record for winning the most Primetime Emmy awards as either a comedy or drama series producer.