America Ferrera known for her leading role as Betty Suarez on the ABC television series Ugly Betty. She can be currently seen on the NBC comedy series, Superstore.
Her portrayal in Ugly Betty garnered critical acclaim, for which she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy, the Screen 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 has also starring in several films including, Real Women Have Curves (2002), The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005), its sequel Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008), and End of Watch (2012). In addition, she was the voice of Astrid in the Dreamworks animated picture, How to Train Your Dragon (2010).
On February 14, 2017, NBC renewed the series Superstore, in which she stars, for a 22-episode third season.