America Georgine Ferrera is an American actress, voice actress, producer, and director. Born in Los Angeles to Honduran parents, Ferrera developed an interest in acting at a young age, performing in several stage productions at her school. She made her feature film debut in 2002 with the comedy-drama Real Women Have Curves, earning praise for her performance. Ferrera has won many awards including an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award among others. Ferrera achieved modest success early in her career with roles in films such as the Disney original Gotta Kick It Up! and the drama The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants; the latter earned her the Imagen Award Best Actress and her first nomination at the ALMA Awards. She undertook television roles including the eponymous rôle on the ABC comedy-drama Ugly Betty.
|Born||America Georgine Ferrera, April 18, 1984, Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Alma mater||University of Southern California|
|Occupation||Actress, voice actress, producer|
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Actress best known for her role as Betty Suarez on ABC's Ugly Betty from 2006 to 2010. She also provided the voice of Astrid the Viking in the DreamWorks animated film How to Train Your Dragon. In 2015, she began starring in the NBC sitcom Superstore.
Her first acting role was in Romeo & Juliet in third grade as the apothecary.
She starred in the film The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.
She married Ryan Piers Williams in June of 2011. She and Ryan welcomed a son named Sebastian in May 2018.
She starred opposite Forest Whitaker in the 2010 comedy Our Family Wedding.
- Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series Screen Actors Guild Award winners
- Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Primetime Emmy Award winners
- Best Musical or Comedy Actress Golden Globe (television) winners
- Hispanic and Latino American actresses
- Television producers from California
- Film producers from California
- American women film producers
- American University alumni
Latest information about America Ferrera updated on June 22 2021.