'Betty' is leaving her cocoon
"Ugly Betty" star America Ferrera is losing the braces, wrapping up her role on the ABC sitcom and moving on.

The actress, who plays a fashion-challenged editor at a style magazine, is relocating to New York for career reasons.

She has listed her Hollywood Hills house, with three bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms in 3,427 square feet, at $1,599,000. The master bedroom suite — with two walk-in closets, a corner fireplace and a large balcony — and an adjacent loft-style office occupy the entire upper level of the home, built in 1993. The property has a swimming pool with a spa and mountain, canyon and city views.

Jerry Douglas house: In the Home section's March 27 Hot Property column, a brief item on the sale of actor Jerry Douglas' Encino home said that Harriet Cameron of Prudential California Realty, Sherman Oaks, handled both sides of the transaction. Kristi Sindt of Prudential California Realty, Westlake, shared the listing and was the co-sales agent. —

Ferrera, 25, has won an Emmy, a Golden Globe and an Image Award for her work in the series (2006-10). The show is concluding at the end of its fourth season. She stars in "Our Family Wedding" (2010), and previous credits include "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" (2005) and "Real Women Have Curves" (2002).

Public records show she bought the property in 2008 for $1,415,000.

The listing agent is Anita Rich of the Rich Group, Keller Williams Realty, Sherman Oaks.

Olsen twin sells in Hancock Park

Actress Ashley Olsen has sold her Hancock Park home for $1,399,000.

The 1926 Spanish-style house has a wood-beam ceiling and fireplace in the living room, an arched doorway leading to the formal dining room and a second-story balcony with a period tile staircase. There are three bedrooms and three bathrooms in 2,322 square feet. French doors open to a covered patio and a yard, which has a tiled pool with a spa.

Olsen, 23, starred in the sitcom "Full House" (1987-95), playing the same character with her fraternal twin, Mary-Kate Olsen, starting at the age of 6 months. They moved on to video movies and television shows including "Two of a Kind" (1998-99) and "So Little Time" (2001-02).

She bought the property in 2007 for $1,575,000, public records show.

The listing agent was Joan Duffy of Ewing & Associates, Sotheby's International Realty, Sherman Oaks, and Anthony Stellini of Nourmand & Associates, Beverly Hills, represented the buyer, according to the Multiple Listing Service.

Celebrity pedigree in Beverly Hills

A Beverly Hills house with a decades-long string of celebrity owners has come on the market at $15.9 million.

Designed by Roland Coate and built in 1934 for "Gone With the Wind" producer David O. Selznick, the traditional house has a two-story entry, a formal living room, a walk-in bar in the family room, library and dining room fireplaces, a billiards room, an office and two maids' quarters. The dining room features original Greek keystone-shaped marble. Seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms sit in 12,600 square feet. More than three-quarters of an acre of manicured grounds include a swimming pool.

Among former owners of the estate were oil tycoon E. L. Doheny, entertainer Sammy Davis Jr., actor George Hamilton, media mogul Ted Field, billionaire David Murdock and "The Tonight Show" sidekick Ed McMahon.

The listing agents are Jeffrey Hyland and Richard Hilton of Hilton & Hyland, Beverly Hills.