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Vergara can't play 'ordinary girl'
31 Mar 2015 16:04
Sofia Vergara has explained that due to her good looks she "can't just play an ordinary girl", but instead has to take advantage of her appearance to get good roles.
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The 42-year-old Modern Family star told The Sun: "When I was a teenager I was skinny but with big boobs. Everybody stares at you and of course every man is after you. "Later I realised that having a good figure was an advantage on TV and getting attention and publicity, but it also means you can't play more normal kinds of roles. I can't just play an ordinary girl. "So I try to find roles which will let me capitalise on my looks and my personality and advance my career that way."
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Vergara, who is best known for playing the fiery Gloria on Modern Family, also added about the role: "Modern Family was such a gift for me and it's given me the experience and confidence to be able to do different kinds of roles. "I love Gloria and I love the people I get to work with on the series. It's been such an important and beautiful part of my life and I want to keep working on the show and enjoying it as long as it lasts."
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