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Ugly Betty TV Show Facts

America Ferrera plays Betty Suarez on Ugly Betty.
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Betty is a smart, sweet, slightly plump girl trying to make it in the superficial and often vicious world of fashion. But Betty isn't going to let a little thing like being ridiculed by her coworkers get in the way of her success. Ugly Betty has been breaking down barriers and cracking up viewers since it premiered in September 2006. Get the lowdown on this beautiful show.

Ugly Betty - Main Characters

  • Betty Suarez - America Ferrera
  • Ignacio Suarez -Tony Plana
  • Hilda Suarez - Ana Ortiz
  • Justin Suarez - Mark Indelicato
  • Daniel Meade - Eric Mabius
  • Bradford Meade - Alan Dale
  • Wilhelmina Slater - Vanessa Williams
  • Christina - Ashley Jensen
  • Amanda/Ruthie - Becki Newton
  • Marc St. James - Michael Urie
  • Walter - Kevin Sussman
  • Alex/Alexis Meade - Rebecca Romijn
  • Ugly Betty - Fun Facts

  • Ugly Betty is based on the Colombian telenova Yo Soy Betty, la Fea (I am Betty, The Ugly).
  • Ugly Betty is produced by Salma Hayek.
  • America Ferrera won a Golden Globe for her role as Ugly Betty.
  • The show is set in New York, but it is filmed in Los Angeles.
  • Ugly Betty star America Ferrera was saluted on both her Golden Globe win and for bringing a positive profile to the Latin and Hispanic communities in the US Senate.
  • Ugly Betty - Quotes

    "Where do you come from?" - Amanda
    "Queens." - Betty
    "What job did you have!?" - Amanda

    "God forbid you have to live with the ugly girl your dad forced you to hire." - Betty

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    "Did you see her yet?" - Marc
    "Yes and it looks as if Queens threw up!" - Wilhelmina

    Ugly Betty - Season One DVD

    If you haven't already jumped on the Ugly Betty bandwagon, now's the time. On August 21. 2007, the first season of the show will hit DVD, complete with commentary from executive producer Salma Hayek and actor Eric Mabius. You can also take a back stage tour of how America Ferrera gets "Betty-fied" every day on set!

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