Her full name is Hilary Erhard Duff, and she was born in America. She is a great actress and known pop singer. She was born on the 28th of September 1987 in Houston, Texas. Her parents are Bob Duff and Susan Duff and she is the younger sister of Haylie Duff, also a known actress.
In 1999, Hilary got her first role, which was in the TV series “True Women”. Then, in 1998, she appeared as Wendy in "Casper Meets Wendy". After that, in 1999, Hilary played the role of Ellie in “The Soul Collector” movie. Because of this movie Hilary won a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Movie. That was the time when the bright young Hilary’s career began. Later she got the staring role in the successful show “Lizzie McGuire”, in 2001, a show produced by Disney Channel.
Very surprisingly, Hilary made the announcement in 2003: she will no longer play the role of Lizzie McGuire because of a contract dispute with Disney. That’s the moment when the young Hilary got her first movie role in an independent production in 2001. The movie was called “Human Nature”.
The next movie Hilary played in “Agent Cody Banks” together with Frankie Muniz in 2003. Released on March 13, the movie was a real hit. That’s the moment when Hilary decided that it’s time to play in her first film with million-dollar budget: “The Lizzie McGuire Movie”. The next movie she played in was “Cheaper by the Dozen”, together with the great actors Steve Martin and Bonnie Hunt. The next project she got involved in was "A Cinderella Story" together with the actor Chad Michael Murray. For this movie she received 2 million dollars.
The next movie the young Hollywood sweetheart played in were : In Search of Santa, in 2004(staring as Crystal), Raise Your Voice, also in 2004(staring as Terri Fletcher), The Perfect Man, in 2005(staring as Holly Hamilton), Cheaper by the Dozen 2, in 2005(staring as Lorraine Baker), The New Girl, also in 2005, Material Girls, in 2006(staring as Tanzie Marchetta), Outward Blonde, also in 2006 (staring as Marie), Overrated in '06, also in 2006 (2006), War, Inc., in 2007(stars as Yonica).
Hilary Duff’s next projects are Foodfight, a movie in which she will lend her voice to the character named Sunshine Goodness and Talking to Dog. Both of them will be released in 2008.