Young And Talented Lucy Hale (19 Photos)
Karen Lucille Hale born June 14, 1989 (age 28), in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. She is well known American actress and singer. Hale was homeschooled as a child. During her childhood, she took acting and singing lessons. In 2012, Hale revealed she had suffered from an eating disorder.
Hale moved to Los Angeles at age 15 in the hopes of getting a record deal. Shortly after, she started auditioning and received a minor role on Drake & Josh and other guest roles on shows such as Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide, The O.C., and How I Met Your Mother. She appeared in two episodes of the Disney Channel show Wizards of Waverly Place.
Hale first came to prominence as one of the five winners of the reality show American Juniors, a children’s spin off of American Idol. She is best known for her role as Aria Montgomery on the Freeform series Pretty Little Liars, which won her a People’s Choice Award for Favorite Cable TV Actress in 2014. The same year, she released her debut studio album, Road Between.
Hale described music as her “first love”. Her early musical influences were Shania Twain and Faith Hill, but what ignited her interest in pursuing music was Britney Spears’ …Baby One More Time. She also listened to Dixie Chicks. She recorded songs for A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song. Hale first appeared on television in the reality show American Juniors in 2003.