America Ferrera biography

America Ferrera

Actor, Celebrity

1984 –


Who is America Ferrera?

America Georgine Ferrera is an American actress. She is best known for her leading role as Betty Suarez on the ABC television series Ugly Betty. Her portrayal garnered critical acclaim, and she won the Golden Globe Award for Best ActressTelevision Series Musical or Comedy, the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series, and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.

She has starred in a number of films, including Real Women Have Curves, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, its sequel Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2, The Dry Land, End of Watch, and Our Family Wedding. She also had a small role in the skateboard biopic Lords of Dogtown. In addition, Ferrara provides the voice of Astrid the Viking in the DreamWorks animated picture How to Train Your Dragon, Cartoon Network's television series based on the movie, Dragons: Riders of Berk, and the upcoming sequel, How to Train Your Dragon 2.


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Apr 18, 1984
Los Angeles
Also known as
  • America Georgina Ferrera
  • Georgina
  • Georgina Ferrera
  • Georgine America Ferrera
  • America Georgine Ferrera
  • Catholicism
  • Honduran American
  • United States of America
  • University of Southern California
  • Calabash Street Elementary School
  • George Ellery Hale Middle School
  • El Camino Real High School
Lived in
  • Woodland Hills

on July 23, 2013

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