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America Ferrera

America Ferrera
Ferrera in April 2010
Personal information
Birth nameAmerica Georgina Ferrera
Birth dateApril 18, 1984(age 32)
Place of birthLos Angeles, California
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActress
SpouseRyan Piers Williams
(m. 2011 present)

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America Georgina Ferrera (born April 18, 1984) is an 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 Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, its sequel Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2, and The Dry Land, 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.


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