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America Ferrera

About America Ferrera

America Ferrera is a television actresses, famous for her appearance in Ugly Betty as Betty. She appeared in the Cancer telethon Stand Up To Cancer in an attempt to raise money for cancer research and treatment.

Personal Biography

America Ferrera said she drew inspiration from Renne Zellweger's character in 'Bridget Jones Diary' for her role in the hit TV show.

Professional Biography

In November 07, she revealed her ultra-glam avatar after posing for the cover of the latest British edition of Marie Claire magazine.

Ferrera and supermodel Adriana Lima are teaming up for a cover story about the virtues of exotic fruit.

Ferrera turned down an offer in Invisible by Filmmaker Marilyn Agrelo citing her Ugly betty commitments

Rivalry with Lindsay Lohan

America Ferrera and Lindsay Lohan seems to be not on track together and this forced Lohan's six-episode role in Ugly Betty to four though the spokesman denied any rivalry.

List of popular works

Ranking / Recognition / Awards / Nominations / Postive comments

In May 09, she signed up to act in an untitled family wedding project and teamed up with Forest Whitaker and Carlos Mencia for Fox Searchlight.

America Ferrera in News

The Loreen Arbus Foundation Advocates Message of Inclusion in Upcoming 2014 Initiatives
Next month, on May 7 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City, Loreen Arbus will once again take the reins as the Founder and Chair of the 13th Annual Women Who Care Luncheon, one of the most high-profile, philanthropic events on the city's calendar.

Public Media Campaign, Women and Girls Lead, Kicks Off Second Year of Public Television Programming in October to Spotlight Issues Facing Women and Girls Worldwide
Independent Television Service (ITVS) announced today the rollout of its second year of documentary broadcasts in support of the Women and Girls Lead campaign, a multiyear public media initiative to focus, educate, and connect citizens worldwide in support of the issues facing women and girls

Stanley Tucci to Host 11th Season of "Independent Lens" on PBS
"Independent Lens" announced today that acclaimed actor and filmmaker Stanley Tucci will host the upcoming season of "Independent Lens," which moves to Mondays at 10 PM on PBS this fall (check local listings)

ITVS's Community Cinema Series Returns for Seventh Year With a Screening Lineup Featuring Docs From PBS's Independent Lens That Provide a Platform for Audiences to Discuss Controversial Issues in a Local Context and Build Common Ground
The Independent Television Service (ITVS), the leader in independent public media, announces the seventh year of its popular Community Cinema program, beginning in September 2012. The largest public interest outreach program in public or commercial television, Community Cinema features a sneak peek of documentaries set to broadcast on the award-winning PBS series Independent Lens.

"Independent Lens" Announces Fall 2012 Season: Series Moves to New Time Slot -- Monday Nights at 10 PM
The Emmy® Award-winning documentary series "Independent Lens" announced the launch of its 11th season on PBS today. The series moves to the coveted time slot of Monday night at 10 PM (check local listings) starting October 29, 2012 with Macky Alston's "Love Free or Die."

DWTS and Q'VIVA! Choreographer Liz Imperio Reunites With Eileen Koch & Company
Eileen Koch & Company, INC. is thrilled to be reunited with highly distinguished celebrity choreographer Liz Imperio. As an Emmy Award-winning choreographer, Liz uses her extensive technical training and innovative style to produce captivating dance routines for the hottest televisions shows including the sexy salsa finale routine for American Idol

Eileen Koch & Company Client, Director/Choreographer Liz Imperio, Heats Up American Idol Finale
The massive hit show American Idol pulled out all the stops in its star-studded finale, hiring Liz Imperio ( to choreograph Jennifer Lopez and husband Marc Anthony's sexy surprise number live from the Nokia Theatre on May 25, 2011.

ITVS Announces Funding and Production of "Half the Sky" for Primetime PBS Broadcast
ITVS (Independent Television Service) announced today that it, along with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, has made a significant investment in "Half the Sky," a primetime television special and multi-platform project based on New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's widely acclaimed book, "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide."

Multi-Year Public Media Initiative to Focus on Women's Leadership
The Independent Television Service (ITVS), in partnership with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS, announced today the launch of Women and Girls Lead, a multi-year engagement campaign to focus the power of independent documentary storytelling on the leadership and development of women and girls.

ITVS Schedules Encore Presentations of Recent Documentaries on Egypt for PBS and Public Television
Filmed over four years, "Garbage Dreams," a film shortlisted for the 2010 Academy Awards, tells the story of Egypt's most disenfranchised minorities -- the Zaballeen, a co-optic Christian community that recycles 80 percent of Cairo's trash. The film follows two teenage boys born into the trash trade, and provides an unflinching look at poverty in the streets of Cairo

America Ferrera to be honoured with 'Inspira Award'
'Ugly Betty' star America Ferrera is set to be honoured by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation in Washington.

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