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SOFIA VERGARA
SOFIA VERGARA
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SOFIA VERGARA

Born: July 10 1972
Colombia
Sofia Vergara started her acting and modeling career at age 17 when she was discovered on a beach in Colombia. She started doing commercial work and most notably landed a Pepsi commercial. In 1998 Vergara and her family moved stateside to Miami, Florida. She then became a host for multiple shows on the Spanish language television network, Univision. This gave her exposure in the United States and led her to land her first role in English in the 2003 movie Chasing Papi. She later starred in two Tyler Perry movies, Meet the Browns and Madea Goes to Jail. She was nominated for her first Alma Award for her work in Madea Goes to Jail.
She now can be seen in the critically acclaimed ABC show Modern Family playing Gloria Delgado-Prichett. Since the series started in 2009 Vergara has been nominated for two Primetime Emmys, two SAG awards, and a Golden Globe. Vergara also can be seen on the big screen in movies such as Happy Feet 2, New Years Eve, and The Three Stooges which are all set to be released later this year and early next year.

 

FUN FACTS:

She is naturally blond

She was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2002.

She has an 18 year old son.

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