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America Ferrera stars in "Ugly Betty" on ABC as Betty Suarez. America Ferrera's portrayal has earned her an Emmy for Best Actress in a Comedy Series, a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series-Musical or Comedy, and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance for a Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, as well as ALMA and Imagen Awards.

America Ferrera also voices the character of Astrid in "How to Train Your Dragon" from DreamWorks Animation. America Ferrera stars in and executive produced "The Dry Land," opposite Melissa Leo and Jason Ritter, which premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. America Ferrera was also recently seen in Rick Famuyiwa's "Our Family Wedding," opposite Forest Whitaker and Carlos Mencia.

America Ferrera secured her place as one of Hollywood's most vibrant young talents with her starring role in the Patricia Cardoso film, "Real Women Have Curves." America Ferrera's performance earned her a Sundance Jury Award for Best Actress, an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Debut Performance, as well as a Young Artist Award nomination for Best Performance for a Leading Young Actress.

Additional film credits for America Ferrera include a starring role in the 2005 box office hit "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants," directed by Ken Kwapis and based on the bestselling novel by Ann Brashares. The film earned America Ferrera an ALMA Award nomination. America Ferrera also appeared in the sequel, "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2," Catherine Hardwicke's "Lords of Dogtown" and the 2005 Sundance Film Festival entry, "How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer," written and directed by Georgina Riedel and co-starring Elizabeth Peña. In recognition of her work, America Ferrera received a 2005 Movieline Breakthrough Award.

At the 2006 Sundance Film Festival, America Ferrera appeared in the Brian Jun film "Steel City," which premiered in Dramatic Competition. On stage America Ferrera most recently appeared off-Broadway in "Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead," directed by Trip Cullman.

America Ferrera also executive produced and starred in the bilingual independent film "Towards Darkness." Directed by Antonio Negret, the film follows the last 90 minutes in a kidnapped hostage's life, and the frustration felt by his family, a special ops team and the man in charge of delivering the ransom money, as they all rush to save him. America Ferrera plays a young woman who has a complicated relationship with the young hostage. The feature is based on Negret's short film "Darkness Minus 12," in which America Ferrera.






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AMERICA FERRERA: FACTS

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Age: 31 years old
Birthday: April 18, 1984
Height: 5' 1"
Nickname: Georgina
Full Name / Real Name: America Georgine Ferrera
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA





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