Sofia Vergara Sofia Vergara's breakout role as trophy wife Gloria Pritchett on "Modern Family" earned her three consecutive Emmy nominations from 2010 to 2012. Back in 2003, Vergara appeared in a film called "Chasing Papi," a comedy that involves three women discovering they have the same boyfriend. Before becoming an actress, Vergara was on a much different path. She studied dentistry at a university in Colombia.
Early Roles of Emmy Stars
See if you can recognize these celebrities in the roles they took before they stepped into the Emmy spotlight.