Description:As one of the stars of ABC's Modern Family, Sofia Vergara is among TV's hottest and funniest actresses. Growing up in Barranquilla, Colombia, however, she had very different ambitions.
Dishing about her history in showbiz at the 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards on Jan. 27, Vergara said that her dad advised her against a career in Hollywood. But not because he worried she wouldn't succeed.(1:24)