America Ferrera

America Ferrera is an American actress. She is best known for playing Betty Suarez on ABC's Ugly Betty from 2006 to 2010, which earned her an Emmy and Golden Globe in 2007. Ferrera also starred in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005) and on NBC's Superstore from 2015 to 2021. She has lent her voice to the animated film and TV franchise How to Train Your Dragon.
America Ferrera
Full Name
America Georgine Ferrera
Los Angeles
Notable Projects
Ugly Betty


Why did America Ferrera leave 'Superstore?'

America Ferrera told 'Variety' in 2021 that she left 'Superstore' to "start pursuing some of the other creative endeavors" she was working on behind the scenes. Ferrera had begun directing and producing episodes of the NBC sitcom toward the end of her run on the series.

Is America Ferrera married?

Yes, America Ferrera is married to filmmaker Ryan Piers Williams. The couple tied the knot in June 2011. They met when Williams cast Ferrera in a student film at the University of Southern California, and they also worked together on the indie film 'The Dry Land' in 2010.

What nationality is America Ferrera?

America Ferrera is American. She was born in Los Angeles and is the daughter of Honduran immigrants.

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