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America Ferrera

Television Actress / Film Actress / Stage Actress / Voice Actress | * 04/18/1984 (36) | Los Angeles, California, USA
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America Georgine Ferrera (born April 18, 1984) is an American actress, voice actress, producer, and director. Born in Los Angeles, California, 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, winning praise for her performance. Ferrera is the recipient of numerous accolades including an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award among others. Ferrera garnered modest success early in her career with roles in films like the Disney original Gotta Kick It Up! (2002) and the drama The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005); the latter earned her the Imagen Award Best Actress and her first nomination at the ALMA Awards. She ventured into television roles and landed the leading part on the ABC comedy drama Ugly Betty (2006–2010). Ferrera garnered... ()
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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 | Kids & Family

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Movies with America Ferrera as Actress(36)

as Astrid Hofferson (voice)2019 How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming
as Narrator (voice)2017 100 Years
as Brigida2016 Special Correspondents
as Helen Chavez2014 Cesar Chavez
as Astrid Hofferson (voice)2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2
as Silvia2014 X/Y
as Mary / Herself2013 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(24)

Movies with America Ferrera as Crew(1)

Production/Producer2014 X/Y

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

Directing/Director2015 Superstore

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Born: Wednesday, 04/18 1984 (April) in Los Angeles (current age: 36 years + 108 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:
Kristin Chenoweth (10x, Actress)
Jay Leno (10x, Actor)
Dean DeBlois (10x, Crew)
Samuel L. Jackson (9x, Actor)
Charlize Theron (9x, Actress)
Kevin Bacon (9x, Actor)
Don Cheadle (9x, Actor)
Jennifer Garner (9x, Actress)
Jerry O'Connell (9x, Actor)
Martin Short (9x, Actor)
Kelly Clarkson (9x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:9095, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 07/12/2020