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Vanessa Ann Hudgens
Full name: Vanessa Ann Hudgens
Date of Birth: 14th December 1988
Lives: Salinas, California
Star sign: Sagittarius
Siblings: One younger sister called Stella
Spends her spare time: Singing, dancing, acting and shopping
Family: All of her grandparents were musicians during the big band Swing era of the 1930's and 40's
Chart Success: Breaking Free reached #4 in the US chart jumping 82 places from #86 one week earlier - the largest single jump ever! Songs sung with Zac Efron include 'Start of Something New', 'We're All in This Together', 'What I've Been Looking For'.
Currently: Vanessa has signed an exclusive recording deal with Hollywood Records. Her debut CD is set for release in September 2006.
Acting Credits: Vanessa made her feature film debut in "Thirteen" starring Holly Hunter and Evan Rachel Wood. Most recently she starred in the action, adventure film "Thunderbirds". She is a recurring guest star in The Disney Channel's "The Suite Life of Zach & Cody." Vanessa began her acting career in musical theatre when she was 8 years old. She has played leading and supporting roles in "Evita," "Carousel," "The Wizard of Oz," "The King & I," "The Music Man," "Cinderella," and "Damn Yankees," among others.