Colombian actress Sofia Vergara has been nominated for her second Emmy for her performance on ABC’s Modern Family.
Vergara has been nominated for outstanding supporting actress for the 2011 Emmy awards. Vergara plays Gloria Delgado-Pritchet, a Colombian woman married to an older man. She will compete with her co-star Jane Bowen for the honor.
Modern Family has received significant critical success and won the Emmy for outstanding comedy in 2010.
Born in Barranquilla, Colombia, Vergara will contend with stars like Betty White, Kristen Wiig, and Jane Krakowski for outstanding supporting actress.