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American actress known for her role in Ugly Betty


America Georgine Ferrera is an American actress. She plays the lead role in the television series Ugly Betty. She also starred in the movie Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and its sequel Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2.

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Birth nameAmerica Georgine Ferrera
Date of BirthApril 18, 1984
Place of BirthLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Years active2001 – present
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 I was always the girl who, when I was younger, played baseball with the boys. I did not play softball. I did not want to play softball. I wanted nothing to do with it. I wanted to play baseball with the guys and I wanted to be as good as them. 
— America Ferrera liked playing baseball with boys / March 28, 2010
 It’s hard for me to even imagine what my life is going to be like now. I’ve been doing the same thing for the last four years, five days a week, 10 months out of the year. Now, I’m just excited to sleep and not feel like I have four weeks to find something that is worth doing. Everyone on the show feels the same way; We’re so lucky we had it and that it was a part of our lives. It’s exciting but sad to come to the end. 
— America Ferrera doesn't know what she is going to do after Ugly Betty comes to an end / March 27, 2010
 I've lived with this character who I've loved from day one and I have only grown to feel more connected to her and also responsible for making sure her journey is a complete one, 
— America Ferrera is in denial that Ugly Betty has been canceled / February 24, 2010
Related Quotes: Ugly Betty
 Her entire journey was about a transformation, kind of coming into her womanhood and owning herself both physically and emotionally. It's hard to say goodbye. I haven't really started going there yet because I still have four episodes to shoot. So I'm staying in denial for now and I'll deal with all those emotions in a little bit. I imagine that when we finally wrap it's not going to be a dry-eyed goodbye. 
— America Ferrera is in denial that Ugly Betty has been canceled / February 24, 2010
 I never really pictured myself being on television, I couldn't imagine a world coming along that would entice me enough to sign away years and years of my life to one character. Then Betty came around. I was 21 when I started and I've learned so much and grown so much as a person. It has to be about believing in what you're doing. 
— America Ferrera saying her role in Ugly Betty helped her develop as a person / February 24, 2010