America Ferrera

Born Apr 18, 1984

America Georgina Ferrera is an American actress, best known for playing the lead role in the television comedy series Ugly Betty. Her portrayal garnered critical acclaim, and she won the Golden Globe Award for "Best Actress in a Comedy Series", the Screen Actors Guild Award for "Best Female Actor in a Comedy Series", and the Emmy Award for "Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series".… Read More

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1984 Birth Born on April 18, 1984.


2002 18 Years Old In July 2002, Ferrera appeared in her first television movie, Gotta Kick It Up! for The Disney Channel. … Read More


2005 21 Years Old 1 More Event
In the 2005 film How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer, she starred as Bianca, a 17-year-old third-generation Mexican-American who is disgusted with the boys in her neighborhood but finds romance with a boy from a neighboring town. … Read More
2006 22 Years Old She won the lead role of Betty in Ugly Betty in 2006. … Read More
For her role in Ugly Betty, Ferrera won the 2007 Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy. … Read More
…  Ferrera's father died in 2010. … Read More
2011 27 Years Old Ferrera made her London stage debut on November 7, 2011, playing Roxie Hart in the musical Chicago in London's West End.
In 2012, Ferrera was featured in the four-hour documentary Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, which premiered on PBS October 1 and 2, 2012. … Read More
2013 29 Years Old 1 More Event
On May 17, 2013, ABC announced that Ferrera was cast in a limited-run telenovela titled Pedro & Maria, a modern-day take on Romeo and Juliet set in Washington, D.C. The series had been in development at MTV since 2010 with Ferrera serving as director on the project, which would have interactive participation online content from viewers. … Read More


2016 32 Years Old Ferrera spoke at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
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