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Vanessa Hudgens (born 14.12.1988)

Vanessa Hudgens is an American singer and actress. She is perhaps best known for playing Gabriella Montez in High School Musical.

Vanessa Hudgens: Childhood

Vanessa Hudgens was born in Salinas, California, to Gina and Gregory Hudgens. Her mother is an office worker and her father a firefighter. Her younger sister, Stella Hudgens, is also an actress and all of her grandparents were musicians.

As a child, Vanessa Hudgens began performing in musical theatre productions, such as Carousel, Cinderella and The Wizard of Oz.

Vanessa Hudgens: Career

Vanessa Hudgens played a small role in the 2003 film Thirteen, alongside Evan Rachel Wood. The following year, she appeared in the film version of Thunderbirds, but the film was not a success.

2005 saw Hudgens appearing in TV shows, such as Quintuplets, Drake & Josh, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and The Brothers Garcia. Later that year, she landed her breakthrough role; playing Gabriella Montez in High School Musical, opposite Zac Efron. The role brought her global fame and she reprised the role in 2007 in High School Musical 2 and again in 2009's High School Musical 3: Senior Year.

Later on in 2009, Hudgens also appeared in Bandslam. Her acting in the film earned her comparisons to Thandie Newton and Dorothy Parker.

At the 81st Academy Awards, Vanessa Hudgens performed a musical number, with Zac Efron, Beyonce Knowles, Hugh Jackman, Dominic Cooper and Amanda Seyfried.

Hudgens later performed voices for an episode of Robot Chicken, the animated series created by Seth Green. Also in 2009, Vanessa Hudgens was involved in Beastly - the film based on Alex Flinn's novel of the same name.

Two years later, Sucker Punch was released: an action film directed by Zack Snyder and featuring Hudgens alongside Emily Browning, Jena Malone and Abbie Cornish. Hudgens played the role of Blondie, a girl who has been institutionalised in an asylum.

Hudgens was also announced as one of the actors set to appear in the 2011 remake of Journey to the Centre of the Earth, along with Josh Hutcherson and Dwayne Johnson.

Vanessa Hudgens has also had a successful musical career, signing a contract with Hollywood Records, via whom her debut album, 'V' was released in 2006. The album was certified gold in 2007. At the end of the year, she was invited to sing for then-president, George Bush, at the National Building Museum in Washington DC.

Vanessa Hudgens: Personal Life

Vanessa Hudgens and Zac Efron became romantically involved around two years after they started to work on High School Musical, though their relationship ended in December 2010.



Biography by Contactmusic.com

Vanessa Hudgens Teases New Music


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Vanessa Hudgens is working on new music.

The 'High School Musical' star promised fans a ''surprise taste'' of some new tracks soon.

Asked by AOL Entertainment if she is working on new songs, she said: ''I actually am. You'll get a little surprise taste soon ... Acting has always been my number one passion. Singing is a close second, but acting has always been my main focus.''

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Vanessa Hudgens seen out and about in LA whilst grabbing a coffee - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 24th March 2017

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Vanessa Hudgens at the 25th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation's Academy Awards Viewing Party held at The City of West Hollywood Park - West Hollywood, California, United States - Monday 27th February 2017

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Vanessa Hudgens meets her sister Stella for a shopping trip to Sephora - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 6th February 2017

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Vanessa Hudgens at the 2017 NBC Universal Winter TCA on the second day held at The Langham Hotel - Pasadena, California, United States - Wednesday 18th January 2017

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Vanessa Hudgens at the 2017 NBC Universal Winter TCA on the second day held at The Langham Hotel - Pasadena, California, United States - Wednesday 18th January 2017

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'High School Musical 4' Is Coming! But Where Are The Original Stars Now?


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It's been eight years since the last sequel to Emmy winning Disney Channel original 'High School Musical' and 10 years since the fun began, but it's finally set to return with an all-new cast in the form of 'High School Musical 4', set to be directed by Jeffrey Hornaday.

High School Musical castWhat are the old cast doing now?

Casting for the film was announced to have started taking place yesterday (March 1st 2016), with director Jeffrey Hornaday ('Teen Beach Movie', 'Shout') announced to replace Kenny Ortega at the helm and also choreograph the movie.

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Vanessa Hudgens Reveals Her Father Has Stage 4 Cancer


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High School Musical star Vanessa Hudgens has revealed that her father Greg is battling stage 4 cancer. The actress shared the sad news on Wednesday (August 19th) during an emotional speech at the Industry Dance Awards which were held in aid of cancer charity The Circle of Hope.

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"Last year, my boyfriend, Austin, lost his mom, Lori, to cancer, and my dad has just been recently diagnosed with stage four cancer," Hudgens told the audience. "Let me tell you, I hate cancer. I hate cancer with every cell of my being.”

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Vanessa Hudgens Supported Selena Gomez At Met Gala: 'We Didn't Try To Avoid Justin Bieber'


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Vanessa Hudgens supported Selena Gomez at the Met Gala earlier this month when there was a chance Gomez may have bumped into her ex-boyfriend, Justin Bieber. 26-year-old Hudgens revealed she hadn't specifically intervened in ensuring Gomez avoided Bieber but had been there for her best friend throughout the event.

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Read More: Julianne Hough & Vanessa Hudgens Will Play Sandy & Rizzo in Fox's Grease: Live.

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Julianne Hough & Vanessa Hudgens Will Play Sandy & Rizzo In Fox's 'Grease: Live'


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Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens are set to star in a live version of the musical Grease. Fox made the casting announcement on Saturday (17th January) at the Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena, California.

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Julianne Hough is set to star in Grease: Live.

Read More: TCA Press Tour: Lea Michele to Star in Fox's Scream Queens.

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Lea Michele To Star In Fox's Upcoming Comedy-Horror Anthology Series 'Scream Queens'


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Lea Michele is set to star in Fox's upcoming comedy-horror anthology, Scream Queens. The upcoming anthology, from Glee and American Horror Story creator Ryan Murphy, will premiere in autumn 2015. The first season will consist of 15 hour long episodes with the plot centring on a series of murders on a college campus, according to Billboard

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Lea Michele will star in Scream Queens.

Read More: Ryan Murphy to Create Yet Another FX Anthology Series, American Crime Story, Focussing On O.J. Simpson Trial.

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Vanessa Hudgens Is Quite The Lady In Broadway's 'Gigi'


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Audrey Hepburn is a hard act to follow for anyone, but former Disney star Vanessa Hudgens proves she's more than capable in a remarkable transformation in a preview for the upcoming Broadway re-run of 'Gigi'.

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Hudgens has been making a big impression on the movie industry in recent months, swapping her 'High School Musical' role for the more grown-up likes of 'Sucker Punch', 'Spring Breakers' and, most breathtakingly, the harrowing teen drama 'Gimme Shelter'. But now she's tackling the theater once again, taking on Hepburn's landmark stage role as the title character in 1973 Paris musical 'Gigi'.

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Kim Kardashian, Vanessa Hudgens & Mary-Kate Olsen Reportedly Latest Victims Of Nude Photo Leak Scandal


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The FBI may be hot on the trail of the hackers (or so we hope) but that hasn't stopped what appears to be the perpetrators of 'The Fappening' from leaking yet more nude celebrity photographs.

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Kim Kardashian has reportedly become a victim of the hackers. 

Read More: Kaley Cuoco Made 'A Joke' Out Of 'The Fappening' Nude Photo Leaks.

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Kris Jenner Instagram Hacker Tries To Make '#IhateKanye' Happen


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In perhaps our favorite recent news story, Kris Jenner, matriarch and momager of the Kardashian Klan, had her Instagram account hacked. So, what did the sneaky hacker post? Were they a string of well-crafted witty parody posts, which saw ‘Kris’ acknowledge her reputation as a bit of a hard ass who will do anything to make her daughters famous? Errr, sort of, apart from the clever, well-crafted bit.

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One of the posts read: “So this happened today. Shout out to all my followers. I don’t like Kanye West. I just pretend I do so my daughters can make a profit. I can’t stand Kanye and I hate Karim…that’s French Montana. Anywho the first to #IhateKanye will get a follow.”

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Vanessa Hudgens

Date of birth

14th December, 1988

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Female

Height

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