Jun. 14th, 1989
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
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Lucy Kate Hale (born Karen Lucille Hale; June 14, 1989) is an American actress and singer.
Hale is a native of Memphis, Tennessee. She was named after one of her great-grandmothers. Her mother is a registered nurse. She has an older sister Maggie who is a teacher and a step-brother Wes. Hale was homeschooled. During her childhood, she took acting and singing lessons.
She first appeared on television in the reality show American Juniors in 2003. She was part of the vocal quintet formed with the top 5 finishers. After American Juniors, Hale moved to Los Angeles at age 15 in the hopes of getting a record deal. Shortly after, she started auditioning and received a minor role on Drake & Josh and other guest roles on shows such as Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide, The O.C., and How I Met Your Mother. She appeared in two episodes of the Disney Channel show Wizards of Waverly Place, which led to her dating co-star 'David Henrie' for a short time.
Hale appeared in "NBC's" short-lived re-imagining of the Bionic Woman as Becca Sommers, younger sister to title character Jaime Sommers (played by Michelle Ryan). In The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2, she portrayed Effie, the younger sister of Lena Kaligaris.
Hale then co-starred in the CW TV show Privileged as Rose Baker, with Ashley Newbrough and Joanna Garcia. She also starred in the Lifetime TV movie Sorority Wars.
In December 2009, Hale was cast as Aria Montgomery in the TV series Pretty Little Liars, based on the book series by Sara Shepard. Hale won a 2010 Teen Choice Award ("Choice Summer TV Star: Female") for her portrayal of Aria on the show.
In January 2010, Hale guest-starred on the CSI: Miami episode "Show Stopper". In August 2010, Hale was cast in a small cameo in Scream 4.
In February 2011, Hale started tweeting pictures of her on set of a movie called Another Cinderella Story. On March 3, 2011, Popstar Magazine announced that they
were on set of A Cinderella Story: Once Upon A Song.
In August 2012, Hale revealed she had suffered from eating disorder. She is dating Revolution actor 'Graham Rogers'.
On June 11, 2013, Hale announced that she is the new Ambassador of the beauty brand Mark Girl. On July 29, 2013, it was announced that Hale and 'Darren Criss' would co-host the 2013 Teen Choice Awards on August 11, 2013.
Hale has been reported to star alongside 'Hayden Panettiere' and 'Nikki Reed' in the upcoming 2012 film Downers Grove. She is also set to star in Halloween 3D as Hannah and is in the 2011 film Ten Year.
- Has an older sister Maggie.
- Former girlfriend of 'David Henrie' (qv).
- Has a Yorkshire Terrier named Bentley that was a gift on her 15th birthday.
- Sang the 1980s hit "Call Me" on American Juniors, which was the performance that got her into the group.
- Was the oldest member of American Juniors, before the band was dropped.