Sep. 28th, 1987
Houston, Texas, USA
Hilary Duff's Main TV Roles
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Hilary Erhard Duff (born September 28, 1987), in Houston, Texas, to Bob and 'Susan Duff'. When Duff was six, she had been traveling in the Cechetti Ballet with her sister 'Haylie Duff' but decided she wanted to fulfill her dream of acting. Her first part was in the mini-series True Women (1997), but her first starring role was as "Ellie" in The Soul Collector (1999), for which she won a Best Performance in a TV Movie or Pilot (Supporting Young Actress) Young Artist Award.
Duff also starred in Casper Meets Wendy (1998) in 1998, in which she played the young witch "Wendy". Success came again as she took the role of the starring title character "Lizzie McGuire" in the #1 hit Disney Channel series Lizzie McGuire (2001). "Lizzie" was extremely successful and spawned The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003). In 2002, she made the Disney Channel movie Cadet Kelly (2002). Duff continues her upward spiral, guest-starring on TV shows, filming movies, recording albums and doing television concerts.
- Has been working for the charity Kids With a Cause (which helps children stricken by poverty, hunger, sickness, a lack of education, abandonment, neglect and/or abuse) since it was founded in September 1999, and is the 2004 Official International Spokesperson for the non-profit organization.
- Plans on starting a design for dogs called Little Dog Duff named after her late dog of the same name.
- Had a conflict with Faye Dunaway when she said Hilary Duff wasn't a real actress (when it was confirmed Hilary Duff was going to perform in the remake of 'Bonnie and Clyde').
- Her song "Wake Up" hit Disney Radio before making it to national airwaves.
- Visited Kitchener, Ontario, Canada in February 2005 to perform in a Tsunami relief fund raiser.
- In preparation for her driving test, she drove herself between filming locations during principal photography for _A Cinderella Story (2004)_ (qv).
- Is recording tracks with the help of boyfriend 'Joel Madden (II)' (qv) and his brother 'Benji Madden' (qv) for her newest album due in summer 2005.
- Her mom is a music producer.