Not so Ugly Betty! Swapping sitcom metal braces for suspenders in Chicago has been liberating, says America Ferrera

Super sexy: America as Roxie Hart in Chicago

Super sexy: America as Roxie Hart in Chicago

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Real-life: America married her long-time boyfriend, director Ryan Piers Williams, this year

Real-life: America married her long-time boyfriend, director Ryan Piers Williams, this year

Bettification: It took two make-up artists an hour every day to transform America into Betty

Bettification: It took two make-up artists an hour every day to transform America into Betty