Smart but wholesome Betty embraces her unique appearance and independent attitude in the cutthroat world of New York fashion.
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Series cast summary:
America Ferrera ...  Betty Suarez 85 episodes, 2006-2010
Eric Mabius ...  Daniel Meade 85 episodes, 2006-2010
Tony Plana ...  Ignacio Suarez 85 episodes, 2006-2010
Ana Ortiz ...  Hilda Suarez 85 episodes, 2006-2010
Becki Newton ...  Amanda Tanen / ... 85 episodes, 2006-2010
Michael Urie ...  Marc St. James 85 episodes, 2006-2010
Mark Indelicato ...  Justin Suarez 85 episodes, 2006-2010
Vanessa Williams ...  Wilhelmina Slater 85 episodes, 2006-2010
Judith Light ...  Claire Meade 71 episodes, 2006-2010
Ashley Jensen ...  Christina McKinney 66 episodes, 2006-2010
Christopher Gorham ...  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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Fashion has a new face (UK) See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Silvio Horta revealed in an interview that it was entirely the network's decision to hire Lindsay Lohan on the show, against Horta's own wishes. Lohan was so difficult to work with that even though she signed up for six episodes in season 3, her character was written out after three. See more »

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Daniel Meade: I'm this close to splitting a Cobb salad with Sarah Jessica Parker and talking about shoes!
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Spoofed in Electric Spoofaloo: Ugly Yeti (2009) See more »

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Wonderful and heartwarming!
2 October 2006 | by Mrs214See all my reviews

Okay, so "wonderful" and "heartwarming" are typical clichés. I did not want to get addicted to another show because it always seems the shows I enjoy end up getting canceled (anyone remember that little gem "Arrested Development?").

Ugly Betty is a great show. I figured when I saw the teasers for it that all the funny scenes were in the commercial and there would be nothing left in the show, but I gave it a chance. I thoroughly enjoyed watching. Salma Hayeck was hilarious in her cameo. Vanessa Williams is E-V-I-L! She seemed to relish in her role! America is amazing as Betty. She plays the part with sensitivity and does not make Betty seem cartoonish, which would have been very easy given the "ugly girl" costume she's wearing.

I will definitely continue to watch Ugly Betty. I am looking forward to seeing what kinds of situations Betty gets into in the future!


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ABC [United States]

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Release Date:

28 September 2006 (USA) See more »

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Betty the Ugly See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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