Photo: Elizabeth Pena in The Hollywood Mom's Mystery: Investigating the death of Julia at the Freers' house.Copyright: © 2004 Hallmark
‘Modern Family’ actress Elizabeth Peña has passed away due to natural causes. The 55 year old’s death on Tuesday was confirmed by her spokesperson in a statement according to CNN.
Peña played the role of actress Sofia Vergara’s mother in the US sitcom which aired on ABC. She also previously appeared in movies including ‘The Incredibles‘ and ‘Rush Hour‘.
Her acting career which spanned over three decades saw her also appear on the small and big screens.
She’s survived by her mother, sister, husband and two children.