Although Vergara does have a lot of things in common with her character -- like her birthplace and accent -- hair color is not one of them. The actress credits her darker 'do with helping her to land more gigs. "It was the best thing I did" she tells "Access Hollywood." "The moment I dyed my hair dark, [casting directors said,] 'Oh, she's the hot Latin girl.'" SGranitz/WireImage.com - February 3, 2000
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