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America Ferrera (actress)

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Who is America Ferrera?

America Ferrera: America Georgine Ferrera is an American actress. She is known for her leading role as Betty Suarez on the ABC comedy-drama series Ugly Betty. Her portrayal garnered critical acclaim, and she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy, the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series, and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.

  • also known as America Georgina Ferrera, Georgina, Georgina Ferrera, Georgine America Ferrera, America Georgine Ferrera
  • born on (30 years ago) in Los Angeles, child of Carlos Gregorio Ferrera and América Griselda Ayes
  • ethnicity: Honduran American
  • nationality: United States of America
  • religion: Catholicism
  • education:
  • profession: Actor, film producer, voice actor
  • Marriage with Ryan Piers Williams since
  • filmography:
  • TV series:
  • film produced: X/Y
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • nominated to Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize: U.S. Dramatic - "Real Women Have Curves" (For acting.), with Lupe Ontiveros
      • Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize: U.S. Dramatic - "Real Women Have Curves" (For acting.), with Lupe Ontiveros
      • nominated to Independent Spirit Award for Best Debut Performance - "Real Women Have Curves"
      • nominated to Young Artist Award Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actress - "Real Women Have Curves"
      • nominated to Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Comedy or Musical - "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" (10th Satellite Awards)
      • nominated to Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Breakout Star - Female - "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants"
      • nominated to Teen Choice Award for Choice Hissy Fit: Film - "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants"
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - "Ugly Betty" (role: Betty Suarez)
      • nominated to Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy - "Ugly Betty"
      • nominated to ALMA Award for Outstanding Actress in a Feature Film - "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants"
      • Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - "Ugly Betty" (Role: Betty Suarez)
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - "Ugly Betty"
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - "Ugly Betty" (role: Betty Suarez)
      • nominated to Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy - "Ugly Betty"
      • nominated to Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series - "Ugly Betty" (Role: Betty Suarez)
      • nominated to Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - "Ugly Betty", with Mark Indelicato, Ashley Jensen, Eric Mabius, Becki Newton, Ana Ortiz, Tony Plana, Kevin Sussman, Michael Urie, Vanessa L. Williams, Stelio Savante, Alan Dale
      • nominated to TCA Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy - "Ugly Betty"
      • nominated to Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actress: Comedy - "Ugly Betty"
      • nominated to ALMA Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Series - "Ugly Betty"
      • nominated to NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series - "Ugly Betty"
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - "Ugly Betty"
      • Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy - "Ugly Betty"
      • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series - "Ugly Betty" (Role: Betty Suarez)
      • ALMA Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Series - "Ugly Betty"
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - "Ugly Betty"
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - "Ugly Betty" (role: Betty Suarez)
      • nominated to Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy - "Ugly Betty"
      • nominated to Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series - "Ugly Betty" (Role: Betty Suarez, Role: Wilhemina Slater), with Vanessa L. Williams
      • nominated to Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - "Ugly Betty", with Alan Dale, Christopher Gorham, Mark Indelicato, Ashley Jensen, Judith Light, Eric Mabius, Becki Newton, Ana Ortiz, Tony Plana, Rebecca Romijn, Michael Urie & Vanessa L. Williams
      • nominated to Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actress: Comedy - "Ugly Betty"
      • nominated to NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series - "Ugly Betty"
      • ALMA Award for Chevy Entertainer of The Year
      • ALMA Award for Special Achievement - "Ugly Betty" (Outstanding Performance of a Latino/A-Led Ensemble in a Television Series), with Ana Ortiz, Mark Indelicato, Tony Plana
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series - "Ugly Betty"
      • nominated to Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series - "Ugly Betty" (Role: Betty Suarez)
      • nominated to Kids' Choice Award for Favorite TV Actress - "Ugly Betty"
      • nominated to People's Choice Award for Favorite Star Under 35
      • nominated to Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actress: Comedy - "Ugly Betty"
      • nominated to ALMA Award for Favorite TV Actress - Comedy - "Ugly Betty"
      • nominated to NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series - "Ugly Betty"
      • nominated to People's Choice Award for Favorite Comedic TV Actress
      • nominated to NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series - "Ugly Betty"

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