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Vanessa Hudgens

Actress / Model (person) / Musician / Film Actress / Television Actress / Stage Actress | * 12/14/1988 (35) | Salinas, California (United States of America (USA))
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Vanessa Anne Hudgens ( HUJ-ənz; born December 14, 1988) is an American actress and singer. After making her feature film debut in Thirteen (2003), Hudgens rose to fame portraying Gabriella Montez in the High School Musical film series (2006–2008), which brought her significant mainstream media success. The success of the first film led Hudgens to acquire a recording contract with Hollywood Records, with whom she released two studio albums, V (2006) and Identified (2008). Since the release of her studio albums and the High School Musical franchise, Hudgens has focused on her acting career. She appeared in the films Bandslam (2009), Beastly, Sucker Punch (both 2011), Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, ()
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Vanessa Anne Hudgens (born December 14, 1988) is an American actress and singer. After making her feature film debut in Thirteen (2003), Hudgens rose to fame portraying Gabriella Montez in the High School Musical film series (2006–2008), which brought her significant mainstream media success. The success of the first film led Hudgens to acquire a recording contract with Hollywood Records, with whom she released two studio albums, V (2006) and Identified (2008).Since the release of her studio albums and the High School Musical franchise, Hudgens has focused on her acting career. She appeared in the films Bandslam (2009), Beastly, Sucker Punch (both 2011), Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Spring Breakers (both 2012), Second Act (2018), Bad Boys for Life (2020), and Tick, Tick...Boom! (2021). She starred in the Netflix Christmas movies The Princess Switch (2018) and its sequels (2020 and 2021) and The Knight Before Christmas (2019), and co-produced the latter three.Hudgens played the role of Emily Locke in the NBC series Powerless (2017). She also played the title role in the Broadway musical Gigi (2015) and had roles in two of Fox's live musical productions: Rizzo in Grease: Live (2016) and Maureen Johnson in Rent: Live (2019). In 2022, Hudgens co-hosted the Met Gala in Manhattan.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Kids & Family

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Movies with Vanessa Hudgens as Actress(37)

as Ruby Collins2024 French Girl
as herself2023 Dead Hot
as Naomi2023 Downtown Owl
as Beatrice2022 Asking For It
as Karessa Johnson2021 tick, tick... BOOM!
as Fiona Pembroke / Lady Margaret / Stacy2021 The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star
as Sunny Starscout (voice)2021 My Little Pony: A New Generation
as Kelly2020 Bad Boys for Life
as Stacy De Novo / Lady Margaret Delacourt / Fiona Pembroke2020 The Princess Switch: Switched Again
as Maureen Johnson2019 Rent
as Camille2019 Polar
as Zoe2018 Second Act
as Tara2018 Dog Days
as Stacy De Novo/Lady Margaret2018 The Princess Switch
as Betty Rizzo2016 Grease Live
as Lorelei2015 Freaks of Nature
as Cindy Paulson2013 The Frozen Ground
as Cereza Desdemona2013 Machete Kills
as Agnes 'Apple' Bailey2013 Gimme Shelter
as Candy2013 Spring Breakers
as Ex-Girlfriend2013 Choose You
as Kailani Laguatan2012 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island
as Blondie2011 Sucker Punch
as Lindy Taylor2011 Beastly
as herself2009 Zac Efron's Pool Party
as Sa5m2009 Bandslam
as Gabriella Montez2008 High School Musical 3: Senior Year
as Gabriella Montez2007 High School Musical 2
as Gabriella Montez2006 High School Musical
as Tintin2004 Thunderbirds
as Noel2003 Thirteen

TV Shows/Series with Vanessa Hudgens as Actress(32)

as herself2023 Rennervations
as Willow (voice)2023 Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas
as herself2020 Thanks a Million
as Self - Guest2018 Busy Tonight
as Emily Locke2017 Powerless
as Self - Guest Judge2016 The Boulet Brothers' Dragula
as herself2015 Hot Ones
2011 OK! TV
as herself2010 Conan
as Herself - Judge2005 So You Think You Can Dance
as Rebecca2004 Drake & Josh
as herself2003 Punk'd
as Lindsey2000 The Brothers García
as Self - Guest1997 The View
as Self - Guest??? LIVE with Kelly and Mark
as herself??? Kids' Choice Awards

Movies with Vanessa Hudgens as Crew(3)

Production/Producer2020 The Princess Switch: Switched Again
Production/Producer2019 The Knight Before Christmas

Additional Information

Full Name: Vanessa Anne Hudgens
Born: Wednesday, 12/14 1988 (December) in Salinas, California (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 35 years + 167 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Orange County School of the Arts, Guajome Park Academy
Record Label: Hollywood Records
Spouses (current/former): Cole Tucker
Siblings: Stella Hudgens
Other names for Vanessa Hudgens (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"바네사 허진스"
"Vanessa Anne Hudgens"
"Βανέσα Αν Χάντζενς"
"Βανέσα Χάντζενς"
"ヴァネッサ・ハジェンズ"
"ヴァネッサ・アン・ハジェンズ"
Vanessa Hudgens frequently works together with these people:
Ashley Tisdale (15x, Actress)
Tyra Banks (12x, Actress)
Ashton Kutcher (11x, Actor)
Nick Jonas (11x, Actor)
Tyler Perry (11x, Crew)
Jimmy Fallon (11x, Actor)
Chelsea Handler (11x, Actress)
Daniel Radcliffe (10x, Actor)
Kristen Bell (10x, Actress)
Will Ferrell (10x, Actor)
Jennifer Garner (10x, Actress)
Jonathan Larson (7x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:810, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 05/29/2024