Actress Sofia Vergara's Most Iconic Roles as 'AGT' Judge

By FactsWow Team

Posted on: 08 Aug, 2022

It hasn't just been Sofia Vergara's role as a judge on America's Got Talent that has made us laugh. She has dozens of credits to her name as an actress.

Modern Family, 2009-2020

Gloria on Modern Family has been Vergara's most memorable role by far. There were four Emmy nominations for the actress during the eleven-season run of the show. 

It was hilarious to see Vergara in her role as Jay's wife and Manny's mother. Between 2013 and 2020, Vergara was the highest-paid actress on American television.

Hot Pursuit, 2015

A comedy starring Vergara and Reese Witherspoon, it was released in 2015. As the widow of a drug lord whose life is being protected by a female police officer, she played the role of the widow. Unfortunately, the movie received negative reviews, even though the actresses exhibited fantastic chemistry.

Machete Kills, 2013

The actress starred as Madame Desdemona in the sequel to 2010's Machete, in which Danny Trejo plays the title character, in which Vergara portrayed Madame Desdemona. 

She wears a bra that shoots bullets like a machine gun, and her crotch is adorned with a gun. Although the movie didn't receive the best reviews, that's an iconic scene.

Happy Feet Two, 2011

The sequel to the 2006 animated film featured Vergara as a penguin character. Among her roles was Carmen, played by Robin Williams, Ramón's love interest. 

Other animated characters have been voiced by the actress in movies like The Emoji Movie as well as TV shows like The Simpsons and Family Guy.

Madea Goes to Jail, 2009

During the filming of this Tyler Perry film, Vergara played the role of a female serial killer, “T.T.,” who shares a prison cell with the title character in the story. 

As she announced to the world that she had murdered 18 men, she had a cute hair clip and an innocent demeanor that contrasted with her announcement.

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