Gloria Delgado-Pritchett on ABC's "Modern Family"
One of the funniest and sexiest stars today, Sofia Vergara is the only Hispanic actress who started her career in a U.S. Hispanic Network and successfully crossed over to the general market. The Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG nominated actress can currently be seen as Gloria Pritchett-Delgado in the No. 1 comedy in America, "Modern Family."
This year Vergara is taking on the role of executive producer this year for the upcoming ABC television show, "Killer Women," which follows Molly Parker, the only female Texas Ranger.
Vergara can soon be seen in The Robert Rodriguez film "Machete Kills," a sequel to the 2012 film, "Machete," opposite Mel Gibson, Zoe Saldana, Jessica Alba and Amber Heard. The film is slated for release on October 4th, 2013. This summer, she filmed two other star-studded movies slated for release in 2014, "Heat," with Jason Statham and Stanley Tucci, and "Chef" with Jon Favreau and Robert Downey Jr. Additionally Vergara is slated to produce and star in the upcoming buddy comedy "Don't Mess with Texas," opposite Reese Witherspoon for Universal Pictures. The film will begin production in 2014.
On the big screen Vergara got her break on Disney's comedy "Big Trouble," and since then has starred in such films as "Smurfs," "The Three Stooges," "New Years Eve," "The 24th Day," "Four Brothers," "Lords of Dogtown" and Tyler Perry's box office sensations "Meet the Browns" and "Madea Goes to Jail." She recently lent her voice to the Weinstein animated film "Escape from Planet Earth" and "Happy Feet 2." Her past appearances on primetime TV include "Dirty Sexy Money," "Entourage," "Hot Properties" and "The Knights of Prosperity," among many others.
On stage, Vergara earned raves reviews when she debuted on Broadway's "Chicago" as Mama Morton.
In the Hispanic market some of her past TV credits include "Fuera de Serie" and "A Que No Te Atreves," as well as her special guest appearance on 2008's highest rated Spanish language soap opera, "Fuego en la Sangre," on Univision (No. 1 U.S. Hispanic network). Additionally she executive-produced the Spanish version of "Desperate Housewives." The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard have also named her one of the most talented and powerful women in Hispanic entertainment.
When she's not acting, Vergara can be found designing her line for Kmart. The line Sofia by Sofia Vergara includes women's clothing, accessories, shapewear, swimwear, jewelry, luggage and home goods and is available exclusively for Kmart. Vergara is also the face of CoverGirl and Diet Pepsi. This will be her third year working with both brands. This fall Vergara will launch the Sofia Vergara Collection in furniture retailer Rooms To Go. The collection will initially be comprised of living rooms, bedrooms, dining rooms and accessories.
In 2001 Vergara created Peace and Hope for the Children of Colombia, a charity foundation that has helped thousands of children in her country and has donated a pediatric cancer pavilion in her native Barranquilla. She dedicates her time giving back to this charity in her home of Colombia.
Sofia currently splits her time between LA and NY with her son, Manolo.
HOMETOWN Barranquilla, Colombia
BIRTHDATE July 10
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
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