Hot List: Ugly Betty - America Ferrera
Hot List: Ugly Betty - America Ferrera
Kris De Leon
Kris De Leon
Staff Writer, BuddyTV
Intellect plus artistic talent equals America Ferrera. This Honduran woman has successfully established herself as an outstanding actress evident in her acquisition of numerous awards. Entertainingly witty, this Golden Globe winner becomes the center of attention on the television series Ugly Betty.

Born on April 18, 1984 in Los Angeles, California, America Ferrera attended the University of Southern California where she took up theater and international relations. As an actress, she got her first break in the film Real Women Have Curves. Eventually, she worked on other projects like Touch By an Angel, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, and Lords of Dogtown. In 2005, she received a Movieline Breakthrough Award.

Playing Betty Suarez on the drama-comedy series Ugly Betty enables Ferrera to inspire young women to improve on their self-worth and appreciate their inner beauty. Gifted with charisma and versatility, she easily tackles the lead role and attracts spectators naturally. As an intelligent woman engulfed in the chaotic fashion world, she stands firm in her beliefs and values, which makes her a much loved character.

-Kris De Leon, BuddyTV Staff Columnist


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