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America Ferrera

America Ferrera

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Famous as :

Actress

Birth Name :

America Georgine Ferrera

Birth Date :

April 18, 1984

Birth Place :

Los Angeles, California, USA

Spouse :

Ryan Piers Williams (director, since 27-Jun-11)

Claim to fame :

As Ana Garcia in "Real Women Have Curves" (2002)

Biography


America Ferrera comes to light after her involvement in "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" in 2005 and ABC's TV series "Ugly Betty" the next year. She has been acting since she was eight and the Aries lady has won several awards like Golden Globe Award as a Best Performance Actress and also was chosen as one of People's magazine annual 100 Most Beautiful People in the world in May 2007.

America Georgina Ferrera, is the the youngest child from six siblings. Having 4 sisters and one brother, she was born the last on April 14, 1984. Her parents are Honduran who emigrated to United Stated in the mid 1970s. Her mom worked at a hotel as a house cleaning staff but her father walked out from the family when she was a child. Recalling the story, Ferrera said "It wasn't easy, but as a kid you find ways to make sense of it. It wasn't until I was older that I thought, 'Damn, I never really grieved over that'. And there have been male figures in my life who provided that kind of fatherhood role for longer than he was ever in my life." Her mom channeled her children to gain knowledge from school and to pursue higher education, that's why five of them have graduated from college.

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'How to Train Your Dragon 3' Pushed Back a Year to 2017

September 03, 2014 00:35:18 GMT

"" is no longer scheduled to come out in two years. DreamWorks Animation announced on Tuesday, September 2 that the sequel had been pushed almost a year back, from its original June 17, 2016 date to June 9, 2017.
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Man Slipping Under America Ferrera's Gown Identified as Ukrainian Reporter

May 17, 2014 01:10:23 GMT

A man was arrested at Cannes Film Festival in Southern France on Friday, May 16 for trying to slip under 's gown. The culprit was later identified as Ukrainian journalist and frequent red carpet prankster Vitalii Sediuk.
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America Ferrera to Get Bachelor Degree After Ten Years

May 15, 2013 08:30:30 GMT

finally gets a bachelor degree. According to Us Weekly, she is graduating from the USC and will receive her international relations diploma on May 17. "I'm walking in my college graduation in 3 days from @uscdornsife! It's finally happening! Took me 10 years, but it feels great," she tweeted on Tuesday, May 14.
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America Ferrera Got Married Witnessed by Co-Stars

June 28, 2011 18:29:49 GMT

is now a married woman. She wed her longtime boyfriend Ryan Piers Williams on Monday, June 27 morning in "an intimate setting amongst close friends and family," her rep confirmed to People. "The bride wore a dress by Amsale's Christos label and Fred Leighton earrings."
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First Look: America Ferrera Returns to TV on 'The Good Wife'

February 09, 2011 07:55:30 GMT

Actress is returning to TV to romance 's character on hit legal drama "". The " star will step into the courtroom and be introduced to the show's audience as "a potential love interest" for political campaign manager Eli Gold, played by gay Scottish actor Cumming.
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Behind-the-Scene Videos of 'Twilight' Spoof 'Vampires Suck'

August 16, 2010 09:26:12 GMT

Few days away from the U.S. release, "" has brought forward some new sneak peeks. Three B-Roll from the film have hit the web, showing the making of some scenes such as the ones in Edward's house where Becca's finger bleeds and a delivery boy is thrown to female bloodsuckers.
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Joe Jonas Got Surprise Birthday Greetings on Stage

August 16, 2010 08:52:45 GMT

officially turned 21 on Sunday, August 15. And although Joe still had to work during his special day, his family and pal refused to let the day go by without a buzz. When performing in Hershey along with his brother and , Joe got stunned when Kevin and Nick suddenly sang a birthday song for him in the middle of their performance.
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Winners List of 2010 Imagen Awards in TV: 'Cold Case' Takes Top Honor

August 16, 2010 08:32:20 GMT

Sunday, August 15 saw one the biggest celebrations for Latinos in the entertainment world. Trophies from the 25th Annual Imagen Awards were handed out at Beverly Hilton Hotel's International Ballroom to those familiar faces on feature films and television.
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America Ferrera Not Planning Wedding Yet

July 27, 2010 04:56:41 GMT

Former "" star is in no rush to wed fiance Ryan Williams, insisting planning their big day is the last thing on her mind. The actress became engaged to Williams in June, shortly before they flew out to Iraq for a morale-boosting visit to U.S. troops serving in the Middle East.
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Ali Larter Spotted With Baby Bump

July 16, 2010 09:46:17 GMT

"" star has sparked speculation that she's having a bun in the oven. The 34-year-old actress was spotted sporting what-appears-to-be a baby bump while shopping at Barney's New York in Los Angeles on Thursday afternoon, July 15.
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Justin Bieber's Bluewater Comic Book Previewed

July 16, 2010 09:07:02 GMT

As has become the next subject of Bluewater Productions' line of "Fame" bio comics, the first look of the animated "Baby" hitmaker has been previewed. The first preview shows the animated pop sensation in his signature hair with his both hands put on his pants' pockets.
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America Ferrera's 'Our Family Wedding' Leads Imagen Awards Nominations

July 16, 2010 09:04:02 GMT

The nominations list of 25th annual Imagen Awards has been unveiled on Thursday, July 15. In movie categories, "" and "" are going to compete to be the big winner as the two share the same number of nods with four each.
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Nick Jonas Calls 'Les Miserables' Performance as 'Living the Dream'

June 23, 2010 03:23:30 GMT

' theater dreams came true on Monday, June 21 after the pop star made his debut in London's famed West End. The 17-year-old star of boy band the , who began his career as a child actor on Broadway, marked his first night playing Marius in "Les Miserables" at the Queen's Theater in the British capital.
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Jason Ritter Hopes to Get Invited to America Ferrera's Wedding

June 23, 2010 03:18:07 GMT

wants to watch his "" co-star get married - because he was one of the first friends she told about her engagement. The former "" star accepted her partner Ryan Piers William's proposal shortly before the pair's planned trip to Iraq earlier this month to visit U.S. troops serving in the Middle East.
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America Ferrera Was Not Proposed by Fiance

June 19, 2010 03:21:14 GMT

missed out on a romantic proposal from her fiance Ryan Piers-Williams - the actress has described the magic moment as "more of a conversation". The "" star confirmed the happy news this week after she was seen sporting a diamond on her ring finger.
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America Ferrera Engaged to Longtime Boyfriend, Flaunting Ring on Red Carpet

June 18, 2010 02:28:15 GMT

After previously dodging engagement rumor in 2007, finally announces that she is engaged to marry her longtime boyfriend Ryan Piers Williams. The "" star reveals that matter via her spokesperson Carrie Byalick.
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Vanessa Williams Supports America Ferrera's Idea for 'Ugly Betty' Movie

April 20, 2010 03:27:08 GMT

"" actress has joined her former co-stars and on a crusade to bring the canceled U.S. TV series to the big screen. Williams gave her final performance as fashion boss Wilhelmina Slater in the April 14 series finale, and bid farewell to her castmates of four years.
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'True Blood' Season 3 Promo: Waiting Sucks

March 22, 2010 06:05:17 GMT

The second season of "" began its encore screening on Sunday, March 21 and HBO decided to slip in a promo of the new season. Unlike a trailer, the short clip is taken from the on-set filming where Eric is armed down by a Merlott's employee and a shirtless guy. It ends with "Waiting Sucks".
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Bryan Singer May Not Direct 'X-Men: First Class' Due to Schedule Conflict

March 22, 2010 05:27:45 GMT

Rumor has it, Bryan Singer will not soon return to "X-Men" franchise. According to HitFix, although the helmer of "X-Men" and "" has announced that he is on board for "", he might not be able to tackle the job.
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Gerard Butler and America Ferrera Premiere 'How to Train Your Dragon' in LA

March 22, 2010 04:34:47 GMT

DreamWorks does not recognize a day off when it comes to promoting its movie. On Sunday, March 21, the studio has made the cast and crew for "" dressed their best to attend the premiere of the film at the Gibson Amphitheatre Universal City in Los Angeles, California.
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America Ferrera Invites 'Ugly Betty' Co-Stars to 'Our Family Wedding' NY Premiere

March 10, 2010 08:47:34 GMT

Ten days shy of its U.S. release date, "" has held its premiere in New York City. On Tuesday night, March 9, a number of celebrities were spotted hitting the red carpet at AMC Loews Lincoln Square to support the event.
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America Ferrera Faces Conflict Over 'Our Family Wedding' Role

February 25, 2010 06:23:48 GMT

struggled to relate to upcoming mixed-marriage comedy "" - because she was exposed to so many cultures growing up in Los Angeles. Ferrera plays a Mexican woman who upsets her relatives by deciding to wed her African-American boyfriend in the movie.
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America Ferrera: It's Hard to Say Goodbye to 'Ugly Betty'

February 25, 2010 03:15:45 GMT

is dreading the end of hit U.S. TV show "" - because she's been on the series for almost her "entire adult life". The 25-year-old beauty has starred as lead character Betty Suarez in the comedy since it began in 2006.
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America Ferrera's 'Our Family Wedding' Welcomes First Trailer

January 06, 2010 09:07:39 GMT

A trailer for "" has been made available for viewing pleasure. Debuted by MSN, the video gives a preview to the problems that occur when two families from different cultures have to unite for their children wedding day.
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