Lucy Hale, born Karen Lucille Hale on June 14, 1989, is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. She is best known for starring in the series “Pretty Little Liars,” playing Aria Montgomery. Hale also starred in the CW’s series “Life Sentence,” playing the character Stella Abbott and currently stars in the CW series “Katy Keene” as Katy Keene. We’ll help you celebrate her special day right here.
Lucy Hale was born in Memphis, Tennessee on June 14, 1989, and is the youngest of three sisters. She started her singing career on the reality show “American Juniors” in 2003, and then she dedicated herself to acting. She moved at age 15 to Los Angeles with her mother and was homeschooled through high school.
As an actress, she has appeared in numerous television productions such as “Drake & Josh,” “Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide,” “The O.C.,” and “How I Met Your Mother.” She also filmed a pilot for an ABC sitcom called “Secrets of a Small Town,” a pilot for the FOX sitcom “The Apostles,” and a pilot for an ABC series called “American Family.” Additionally, she appeared in the “Wizards of Waverley Place.” In the movie “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2,” she played Effie, Lena’s sister. In 2011, she played Katie Gibbs in the movie “Cinderella Once Upon a Song.” She played Rose Baker on the show “Privileged,” broadcast in the United States on the CW.
Hale is best known for playing Aria Montgomery on ABC Family’s “Pretty Little Liars”. In 2016, Hale began filming the Netflix original comedy film, “Dude” in April 2018. She starred in the CW’s dramedy, “Life Sentence.” In 2018, she also starred in the horror movie “Truth or Dare” alongside actor Tyler Posey.
Her singing career began in 2012 when she was signed to Hollywood Records to record her first C.D. The first single and music video ‘You Sound Good To Me’ was released on January 7, 2014, on YouTube. On February 12, 2014, through her social media, Hale announced the name of her first career album, “Road Between.” She released the album on June 3, 2014. Later, in July 2014, she released the second single ‘Lie A Little Better,’ whose music video was recorded at the Grand Ole Opry.
In June, Hale participates in the spin-off of the reality show “American Idol,” called “American Juniors,” where she takes fourth place.
She gets her first job as an actress in the famous series “The O.C.,” where she makes a cameo as the character Hadley Hawthorne.
Hale starts working on the hugely successful series “Pretty Little Liars” as one of the protagonists.
She wins the ‘Choice Summer TV Star: Female’ award for her performance in “Pretty Little Liars” at the Teen Choice Awards.
She voices the extremely cute Periwinkle in the animation “Secret of the Wings.”
Hale stars in the thriller/horror film “Truth or Dare.”
She lands the starring role in the film “A Nice Girl Like You," in addition to co-producing the film.
Why We Love Lucy Hale
Her love for entertainment
What originally inspired her to act was likely her love of entertainment as a child. She was never good at sports, so she didn't like school very much. She loved dressing up and singing while she pretended to be someone else.
Grateful to the character Aria Montgomery
She's really grateful for that experience and what it taught her. She spent eight years honing her craft and getting to show up to work every day to do what she loves.
Her friends from "Pretty Little Liars”
She still keeps in touch with the majority of the people involved with “Pretty Little Liars.” They're all in different cities and doing different projects which is why technology has become so great. She keeps up with them through social media.
5 Surprising Facts
The iconic “shhh” gesture
The iconic “shhh” gesture in the series-opening “Pretty Little Liars” wasn't planned — Hale came up with the idea at the very last moment of filming.
She’s obsessed with teeth
She has strong feelings about teeth as she has had braces for three years and Invisalign for one year.
She believes in the supernatural
She has said in a few interviews that she believes in ghosts and is really intrigued by paranormal activity.
The origin of her name
She was named after one of her great-grandmothers.
She loves piercings
She has a total of eight ear piercings.
Lucy Hale FAQs
Does Lucy Hale have a baby?
Hale doesn’t have any children. Hale is currently focused on her career and no information about her plans about having children in the new future has been reported.
Where does Lucy Hale currently live?
She’s currently living in London to film her new series, “Rag Doll.”
How many dogs does Lucy Hale have?
She has two dogs, Ethel and Elvis.
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