America Ferrera is an American actress.

Biography

Born in Los Angeles, California, she initially worked in community theatre before taking minor films in Gotta Kick It Up! and Real Women Have Curves before the successful The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants. Ferrera's greatest early success however, came in playing Betty Suarez in the television series Ugly Betty.

Ferrera also provided the voice of Astrid in How to Train Your Dragon, and appeared in both the telenovela Pedro & Maria and the series Superstore, where she also worked as co-producer.

Singing

Ferrera sang several times onscreen, including in her leading role as Betty Suarez in Ugly Betty, but also appeared onstage as Roxie Hart in Chicago.

Film

It's a Disaster (2012)

  • Blister in the Sun (contains solo lines)

Television

Ugly Betty (2007)

  • Rock and Roll All Night (solo)
  • It Takes Two (duet)
  • It's the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)(solo)

Stage

Chicago (2011)

  • Funny Honey (solo)
  • We Both Reached for the Gun (contains solo lines)
  • Roxie (contains solo lines)
  • My Own Best Friend (duet)
  • Me and My Baby (contains solo lines)
  • Nowadays/Hot Honey Rag (duet)

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