America Ferrera known for her leading role as Betty Suarez on the ABC television series Ugly Betty. She can be seen in the film End of Watch.
Her portrayal in Ugly Betty garnered critical acclaim, and she won theGolden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy, theScreen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series, and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.
She transitioned to a film career, starring in several films aimed at young audiences, including, Real Women Have Curves (2002), The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005) its sequel Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008), The Dry Land (2010), and End of Watch (2012), and had a small role in the skateboard biopicLords of Dogtown (2005). In addition, she was the voice of Astrid the Viking in theDreamworks animated picture How to Train Your Dragon (2010).