Hilary was the second baby in the family Housewives co-owner of a network of shops and products. The girl has an older sister Haley, now it also works the singer and actress. As a child, sister began to engage with acting. At the scene, Hilary came at the age of 6 years. Then she got the role in the "Nutcracker" ballet. Duff sisters so much dreamed of an acting career, moved with his mother in California. His father did not agree to relocation, he remains in Texas, resulting in parents divorced. A few years Hilary went to the endless interviews and auditions, finally got with her sister in various commercials. First Hilary Duff brought down just as in the crowd, but in the 11 years she was entrusted to play the main role in child-fiction film "Casper 3: Meet" Sean McNamara. This film tells about the life of a friendly ghost. Hilary also played a young witch, who was friends with painted ghost. It also appeared Shelley Duvall, George Hamilton and Cathy Moriarty.

Especially popular with the tape did not have, so do not perepalo fame and the young actors. Following Duff appeared in the episode "the vicissitudes of love," but her name is not even mentioned in the credits. In 1999 she was invited to the film "The Collector of souls." The work was so good that the actress was awarded the prize «Young Artist Award» for best supporting actress. But a year later there was a lull, a girl in 2000 did not receive any offers. But a year later, she flashed into the role of Lily in the film "Human Nature."

Hilary Duff was perplexed when she was given a cameo role in the comedy «Daddio», and after a test shot removed. Then she seriously thought about to give up acting career. Surviving relatives helped this time, they did not let her give up the dream. It turned out, for good reason. A little later, the actress auditioned for the comedy "Cadet Kelly" in 2002, where, by the way, the girl was given the lead role. In 13 years, Hillary has achieved a leading role in the family comedy "The Lizzie McGuire." The series was shown in 2001-2003. Success accompanied the painting for 2 years, Duff also appeared in all 65 episodes and became a teen idol.

In 2003, 16-year-old actress has stepped on the path of more serious roles. Moreover, she began to combine the two activities - Mummery and singing. Moreover, another one did not hurt.

Transitional age
Further, the actress appeared in the spy thriller for teenagers "Agent Cody Banks" Harald Zwart and the family comedy "Cheaper by the Dozen" Shawn Levy. But then I followed a bridge from TV stars to movie stars. Hilary starred in the comedy "The Lizzie McGuire" Jim Fall. But later there was a small setback. The actress successfully played in the movie "A Cinderella Story" and "Superstar", but did not gain popularity. On the contrary, she was given the first nomination for the "Golden Raspberry". In 2005, a boost in his career made the romantic comedy "The Perfect Man" Mark Rosman. Well then, Hillary has appeared in a small role in the comedy "Cheaper by the Dozen 2" Adam Shankmana. But in the next paper in 2006 Hilary Duff has acted not only as an actress but also as a singer. The "materialist" girl Madonna sang the famous song «Material Girl». This was followed by the main role of Eva in the melodrama "Real Girls" Martha Coolidge. Here, by the way, Hilary co-starred with her sister Haylie. After a lull in 2008, the actress appeared before the audience in a small Rocky Jonica in the tragicomedy "Playing for high stakes" Joshua Seftel. Then a bright artistic talent Duff can be noted in the TV series "Ghost Whisperer" and "Just calm." Well, the year 2009 was fruitful for the appearance in the frame. However, this is not always the appearance coincided with the wishes of Hillary. She appeared in the TV series "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," almost the longest in the United States. In the same year she played in convincing comedic drama "Replacement glass" about a reporter who described the launch of the shuttle "Challenger" in 1986. Then followed a number of successful films. For example, "Greta", "Food Battle!", The series "The persecution of" notorious "Gossip Girl," about the life of students of the prestigious private school in Manhattan. Hilary've played and the character of the different characters and different kinozhanrov. And with all she coped easily. In 2010, she appeared in the role of Raven in the melodrama "Province of the night." This picture takes viewers in 1952.

A man returning home after 20 years of service, and it turned out that his wife is not as cheerful, and sons did not represent anything. One began to drink and fallen women get involved, and the second made himself a lot of enemies. Then she starred in the film "excellent education", as well as the thriller "The story of Bonnie and Clyde."

It is worth noting that Hilary Duff successful acting career laced with singing. It all started with the painting "The Lizzie McGuire Movie" in 2003, when she recorded a song for the film. Then the actress released the first album, it was a collection of Christmas songs «Santa Clause Lane». There were duets with Romeo and Milan, as well as her sister, Hilary. Next it was released a few songs already for the full-length version of the series "Lizzie McGuire." In 2003 it was recorded and a solo album «Metamorphosis». The disc was on the top of the charts of America and even got a status as one of the most successful. Almost immediately, Duff went on tour, concert tickets sold out almost immediately after the start of sales. In that year, this success was not even Christina Aguilera and Britney Spears.

The new album titled «Most Wanted» appeared in 2005. There were only two new songs, and the rest - a favorite artist of the song and remixes. Two years later came another album «Dignity». It features a duet with Beyonce, Gwen Stefani and Akon. Critics, by the way, in the plate treated kindly.

Personal life
We can not say that the private life of the singer and actress is going well. So always considered herself Hilary. But gradually the situation began to level off. Duff broke up with singer Aaron Carter and twisted romance with Joel Madden of the group «Good Charlotte». But the girl with him too long provstrechalas. It was one of the saddest events in the life of Duff. Another - is the story of a persistent admirer Maxim Mayakovsky. Because of him, Hilary was forced to go to court. The guy wanted to start with the actress in a love relationship, but after the failure threatened her with murder. For this, and was sentenced to 117 days in jail and five years probation.

Hilary Duff


Wiki info

Hilary Erhard Duff (born September 28, 1987) is an American actress and singer. Duff began her acting career at a young age, and quickly became labeled a teen idol as the title character of the Disney Channel comedy series Lizzie McGuire (2001–2004). The series proved to be a hit, leading to a film adaptation of the series to be released. Duff began working on numerous projects with the Disney Channel, including the film Cadet Kelly (2002). She later began work on an album, releasing the Christmas themed Santa Claus Lane (2002) through Walt Disney Records. Upon signing with Hollywood Records, Duff began working on her second studio album, Metamorphosis (2003). The album achieved critical and commercial success, topping the U. S. Billboard 200 and selling over three million copies in the nation. It also found success in both Canada and Japan. Duff's success in both acting and music led to her becoming a household name, with merchandise such as dolls, clothing, and fragrances being released.