Celebrity America Ferrera Is Engaged! The Ugly Betty star will wed her longtime boyfriend Ryan Piers Williams By Julie Jordan Published on June 17, 2010 03:30 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: J.H.Saunders/Landov Ugly Betty is going to make one beautiful bride! Actress America Ferrera is engaged to marry longtime boyfriend Ryan Piers Williams, her rep confirms to PEOPLE. Ferrera, 26, first met Williams at the University of Southern California when he cast her in his student film. PHOTOS: Hollywood Brides-to-Be! On Wednesday, the actress sported her new diamond on the red carpet at the Edinburgh Film Festival screening of The Illusionist in Scotland.