America Ferrera Biography (1984- )

America Ferrera. Born America Georgine Ferrera on April 18, 1984 in Los Angeles, California. Of Honduran descent, Ferrera and her five siblings were raised by her mother in the San Fernando Valley. She began acting in local productions at age seven and signed with a small talent agency at 16. Between auditions, Ferrera attended the University of Southern California, where she graduated with a degree in Theater and International Relations.

In 2001, Ferrera made her film debut in Real Women Have Curves, earning the Jury Award for Best Actress at the Sundance Film Festival. After several guest appearances on television and performances in such films as The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and Lords of Dogtown, Ferrera landed the starring role in the hit ABC dramedy Ugly Betty in 2006.


  1. qwxu,gyhre

    April 13, 2011 at 8:58 am

    woooo! go ugly betty! its sooo AWESOME!

  2. lila cooper

    April 20, 2011 at 1:33 pm

    Id just like to say i just got done watching all four seasons of ugly betty and id like to thank you for enlighting my life with the way i felt i knew you and your family and friends on the show.This has to be some of the best acting ive seen in years because betty really made mewish she was my best friend in reallife and i gotta admit i was a little crushed when it ended i felt like i lost you forever.I love all of your movies with each charector you pull me in.I wish there were more actors like you seem so real it boggels me.Any ways just wanted to say thanks for being ugly betty..i will think before i do something crazy now like ,hum what would betty do.Im starting to sound like a stalker so let me for real thank..i love movies and tv and i thank god i got to exsperience betty ill never forget her ..and throw athank you selmas way to….

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *