“It was the best time in my life,” the actress admitted.

American actress of Colombian descent Sofia Vergara won the People’s Choice Awards 2020 in the nomination “Star of a Comedy Series.” She earned this award for her role as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett in Modern Family.

At the awards ceremony, the actress appeared in a luxurious Dolce & Gabbana red lace dress. The audience noticed that the star herself flushed when she went up on stage to accept the well-deserved award.

“This is a very special award because, as you know, nine months ago we completed The American Family. So, this is the last award I will ever receive for a show that changed my life and my career, ”said Sofia Vergara, taking the cherished statuette into her hands.

“I want to thank you for making me a part of this fantastic show. It was the best time in my life, and I appreciated every moment I spent there, ”added the actress. Already coming down from the stage, Sofia shouted: “I miss you, Ed O’Neill!” (Ed O’Neill played Jay Pritchett, Gloria’s husband and Claire and Mitchell’s father in the series).

“American Family” aired on ABC channel for 11 seasons (2009 – 2020) and brought popularity to 48-year-old Sofia Vergara, who could not boast of wide popularity before participating in this project.