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 Betty Suarez (85 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Daniel Meade (85 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Ignacio Suarez (85 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Hilda Suarez (85 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Amanda Tanen / ... (85 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Marc St. James (85 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Justin Suarez (85 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Wilhelmina Slater (85 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Claire Meade (71 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Christina McKinney (66 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Henry Grubstick (35 episodes, 2006-2010)
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A young, smart and wise woman named Betty Suarez goes on a journey to find her inner beauty. The only problem is that it's hard for a slightly less attractive woman to find her beauty surrounded by tall skinny models at a fashion magazine but Betty doesn't let this stop her or her positive attitude towards her work. Written by James Robson

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Chris Williams, who plays Wilhelldiva Hater (the drag queen Wilhelmina Slater) is Vanessa William's brother. See more »

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Hilda Suarez: Betty, have you though about exploring other options?
Betty Suarez: Hilda, I am not going to sell Herbalux.
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Version of Maria i ashimi (2007) See more »

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Loved the pilot
30 September 2006 | by (Montreal, Canada) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this new comedy. It's a little predictable and naive in a fairy-tale style, but what the heck, it's an 8:00 family entertainment! Easy to let yourself absorbed by this simple pleasure. And it is refreshing to see a wits vs. looks sitcom, so better realized than "Almost perfect". And socially appropriate, when many Latino-American girls only have models such as Jennifer Lopez. As to the actors, I loved most of them, particularly America Ferrera (who is not ugly at all, amazing how they were able to make her realistically unattractive!). Also a particular mention for Gina Gershon, very convincing as the pretentious Italian fashion queen Fabia, a parody of Donatella Versace. Hope it will go on in the same style.


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