America Ferrera

Television Actress / Film Actress / Stage Actress / Voice Actress / Television Producer / Television Director | * 04/18/1984 (38) | Los Angeles, California (United States of America (USA))
America Georgina Ferrera (born April 18, 1984) is an American actress. 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 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 film Gotta Kick It Up! (2002) and the comedy-drama The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005); the latter earned her the Imagen Award for Best Actress and her first nomination for the ALMA Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture. She undertook television roles including the eponymous role on the ABC comedy-drama Ugly Betty (2006–2010). She was praised for playing the protagonist of th... ()
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America Georgina Ferrera (born April 18, 1984) is a Honduran-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". She has also starred in Real Women Have Curves, The Dry Land, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, its sequel Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2, and had a small role in the skateboard biopic Lords of Dogtown (2005). In addition, she was the voice of Astrid the Viking in the Dreamworks animated picture How to Train Your Dragon.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Talk-Shows

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Awards & Nominations for America Ferrera

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy
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Movies with America Ferrera as Actress(43)

as Olga Solis (voice)2024 Elio
2023 Barbie
as Astrid Hofferson (voice)2019 How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming
as Narrator (voice)2017 100 Years
as Reader - Declaration of Independence2017 The Words That Built America
as Brigida2016 Special Correspondents
as Helen Chavez2014 Cesar Chavez
as Astrid (voice)2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2
as Silvia2014 X/Y
as Self / Mary2013 Six by Sondheim
as Hedy Galili2013 It's a Disaster
as Officer Orozco2012 End of Watch
as Astrid (voice)2011 Book of Dragons
as Astrid Hofferson (voice)2011 Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury
as herself2011 The Latino List
as Herself - Narrator2011 Me Facing Life: Cyntoia's Story
as Astrid Hofferson (voice)2010 Legend of the BoneKnapper Dragon
as Lucia Ramirez2010 Our Family Wedding
as Sarah2010 The Dry Land
as Astrid Hofferson (voice)2010 How to Train Your Dragon
as Martha2008 Under the Same Moon
as Fawn (voice)2008 Tinker Bell
as Luiza2007 Towards Darkness
as Rebecca2007 Muertas
as Amy Barnes2006 Steel City
as Thunder Monkey2005 Lords of Dogtown
as Victoria Roubideaux2004 Plainsong
as Ana Garcia2002 Real Women Have Curves
as Yolanda2002 Gotta Kick It Up!

TV Shows/Series with America Ferrera as Actress(33)

as Elishia Kennedy2022 WeCrashed
as Self (archive footage)2020 History 101
as Andy Cruz2020 Gentefied
as herself2018 Shine On with Reese
as herself2016 America Divided
as Astrid (voice)2015 Dragons: Race to the Edge
as Amy Dubanowski2015 Superstore
as herself2015 Lip Sync Battle
as Astrid (voice)2012 DreamWorks Dragons
as herself2010 Conan
as Betty Suarez2006 Ugly Betty
as Lin's Wife2000 Curb Your Enthusiasm
as herself1999 The Early Show
as herself1997 The View
as Self - Guest1997 The View
as Charlee Wells1994 Touched by an Angel
as Self - Guest1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien
as Victoria Roubideaux??? Hallmark Hall of Fame

Movies with America Ferrera as Crew(4)

Production/Producer2014 X/Y
Production/Executive Producer2010 The Dry Land
Production/Executive Producer2007 Towards Darkness
Production/Executive Producer2007 Muertas

TV Shows/Series with America Ferrera as Crew(1)

Directing/Director2015 Superstore

Additional Information

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Born: Wednesday, 04/18 1984 (April) in Los Angeles, California (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 38 years + 345 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: Spanish (ES)
Educated at: University of Southern California, American University, University of Southern California School of International Relations, El Camino Real High School
Spouses (current/former): Ryan Piers Williams
Other names for America Ferrera (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"아메리카 퍼레라"
"America Georgine Ferrera"
America Ferrera frequently works together with these people:
Wanda Sykes (18x, Actress)
Brook Chalmers (18x, Cast)
Anne Hathaway (17x, Actress)
Jimmy Fallon (16x, Actor)
John Legend (15x, Actor)
Martin Short (15x, Actor)
Daniel Radcliffe (14x, Actor)
Seth Rogen (14x, Actor)
John Lithgow (14x, Actor)
Jennifer Garner (14x, Actress)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (14x, Actress)
Dean DeBlois (10x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:9095, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 03/25/2023