Naming white American actors is such hard work, according to this parody video from America Ferrera. There's probably a white person with that name. I am a fan of both Billy and Tina's but it's a real bummer that, "Can you name 20 Latinos?
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America Ferrera on how she learned to stop caring and go after what she wants. There was a time when America Ferrera considered leaving art for activism. September 11 had occurred a few months earlier, and Ferrera, then a senior in high school, was so shaken, she debated giving up on acting entirely to pursue a more humanitarian career.
Thankfully for Ferrera, she found friends and mentors who encouraged her to use her talent and find her own voice. It was the first time that entire year I felt like I was gonna make it through high school. Marriott hotel in downtown Los Angeles to honor Ferrera and musician Katy Perry for their work as allies and equality advocates both on camera and off. Ferrera, a child of Honduran immigrants, received three standing ovations during her speech, which touched on representation, social activism and inclusion.
It has been five years since the Technicolor wonder that was Ugly Betty aired its series finale, and the last time audiences watched its vibrant star, America Ferrera, in a regular television role. Ferrera spoke with Vogue. I loved Betty.
An emotionally and politically charged collection of first person accounts from prominent citizens in a variety of fields about their experiences being first generation Americans, with a powerful foreword written by actress and activist America Ferrera. From award-winning actress and political activist America Ferrera comes an absorbing and fascinating collection of essays written by prominent Americans from a variety of fields about their experiences being first generation Americans. As the daughter of Honduran immigrants, Ferrara is enthusiastic to share dozens of personal stories from notable actors, comedians, athletes, politicians, artists and entrepreneurs about assimilating into American culture while remaining inextricably connected to the mother tongue and the father land.
There's great news for fans of Superstore and Ugly Betty. And of course, from her role in Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. She currently produces and stars in the NBC comedy Superstore. More recently, Ferrera has become a political activist to fight for the rights of women, Latinx people, and immigrants.
Yet, we can't help but be surprised when we learn just how different some of our favorite actors are from their television counterparts. Sure, it's pretty safe to assume that Michael C. Hall, star of "Dexter," is not a serial killer in real life or that Toni Collette, star of "United States of Tara," does not have multiple personalities.
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