(L-R) Actors Nolan Gould, Ariel Winter, Sofia Vergara, Ed O’Neill, Julie Bowen and Rico Rodriguez pose in press room during the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 18, 2011 in Los Angeles, United States. (Photo WireImage)

Sofia Vergara joins a new kind of family

Sexy A-lister Sofia Vergara is best known for her sassy role in ABC’s Modern Family but it looks like the actress’s legendary voice will be joining another famous TV family.

Sofia Vergara will be loaning her voice to the animated sitcom, Family Guy, as Peter Griffin’s love interest in an upcoming episode reports Entertainment Weekly.

While day dreaming Peter Griffin imagines himself as a telenovela star withVergara, his bombshell love interest, at his side. She also lends her voice later in the episode as another character: a woman that sells roses in a restaurant where Quagmire and Peter are talking.

Vergara will also appear in a Family Guy spinoff show called “The Cleveland Show” on October 7.  In this episode Vergara will play Tia Sofia who tried to convince Cleveland to have a quinceañera for Cleveland Jr.

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Sofia Vergara at the 63rd Annual Emmy Awards. (Getty Images)

The Colombian actress is just one of many Latino celebs that lent their voice for animated movies.

Most recently, two Latino celebs starred as furry friends in the animated film “Ice Age:  the Continental Drift”.

Colombian actor John Leguizamo starred as clumsy sloth Sid. And Puerto Rican star, Jennifer Lopez, did the voice over of fierce snow leopard, Shira.

“ I think having kids it’s always kind of interesting to be involved in an animated project , cartoon, something they are going to enjoy, “ said Lopez about her children in an interview with Natalie Morales on the TODAY show.

Spanish actor Antonio Banderas is very well-known for playing Zorro but his most recent animated venture was playing Puss in Boots in the film trilogy DreamWork’s “Shrek”. Another Latina starlet in this movie is Cameron Diaz, as Princess Fiona.

Another actor that is known for his famous voice and accent is George Lopez. He starred as the grouchy smurf in Columbia Pictures’ “The Smurfs” movie. He was also Rafael in another Dream Work’s movie “Rio.” Lopez is also the famous  Chihuahua, Carlos in the children’s movie Beverly Hills Chihuahua.

Family Guy’s 11th season will premiere September 30 on FOX. Be sure to check the sexy Sofia Vergara along with other A-lister stars Johnny Depp, Kellan Lutz and Ryan Reynolds which are also scheduled to appear in the season.


  1. Becky S says:

    John Leguizamo is NOT Colombian!! he’s Puerto Rican!

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