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Vanessa Anne Hudgens Biography

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Birth Name: Vanessa Anne Hudgens
Born: 1988/12/14
Birth Place: Salinas, California, United States
Years Active: 2002–present
Genres: Pop, Dance

Vanessa Anne Hudgens (born December 14, 1988) is an American actress and singer. As an actress, she guest starred in television shows like ''Quintuplets'', ''Still Standing'', ''The Brothers García'', ''Drake & Josh'', and ''The Suite Life of Zack & Cody''. Hudgens made her screen debut in the 2003 drama film ''Thirteen'' as Noel. She got her first starring role in the 2004 science-fiction-adventure film ''Thunderbirds'' as Tintin.

Hudgens garnered prominence with her portrayal of the fictional character Gabriella Montez in the ''High School Musical'' series. She earned critical acclaim for her role in the 2009 film ''Bandslam''.

Hudgens's debut album ''V'' was released on September 26, 2006. The album entered the ''Billboard'' 200 at number twenty four, and was later certified Gold. Hudgens released her second album, ''Identified'', on July 1, 2008 in the U.S.