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Vanessa Hudgens


Vanessa was born in Salinas, California. Her family moved to San Diego whilst she was still a toddler. She has a younger sister, Stella Hudgens, who is also an actress. Her mother, Gina (Guangco), an officer worker, is from the Philippines. Her father, Gregory Hudgens, a firefighter, has Irish and Native American ancestry. Vanessa was interested in... See full bio »

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4 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Freaks of Nature
Lorelei
 2013 Choose You (Short)
 2013 Machete Kills
Cereza
 2011 Beastly
Lindy
 2009 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Lara Lor-Van / Butterbear / Erin Esurance
- Especially the Animal Keith Crofford (2009) ... Lara Lor-Van / Butterbear / Erin Esurance (voice)
 2009 Bandslam
Sa5m
 2006 The Suite Life of Zack and Cody (TV Series)
Corrie
- Kept Man (2006) ... Corrie (as Vanessa Anne Hudgens)
- Neither a Borrower Nor a Speller Bee (2006) ... Corrie (as Vanessa Anne Hudgens)
- Not So Suite 16 (2006) ... Corrie (as Vanessa Anne Hudgens)
- Forever Plaid (2006) ... Corrie
 2006 Drake & Josh (TV Series)
Rebecca
- Little Sibling (2006) ... Rebecca
 2006 High School Musical (TV Movie)
Gabriella Montez (as Vanessa Anne Hudgens)
 2005 Quintuplets (TV Series)
Carmen
- The Coconut Kapow (2005) ... Carmen (as Vanessa Anne Hudgens)
 2003 The Brothers Garcia (TV Series)
Lindsey
- New Tunes (2003) ... Lindsey
 2003 Thirteen
Noel (as Vanessa Anne Hudgens)
 2002 Robbery Homicide Division (TV Series)
Nicole
- Had (2002) ... Nicole (as Vanessa A. Hudgens)
 2002 Still Standing (TV Series)
Tiffany
- Still Rocking (2002) ... Tiffany
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1 Print Biography | 4 Interviews | 2 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 102 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Vanessa A. Hudgens | Vanessa Anne Hudgens | Vanesssa Hudgens

Height:

5' 1" (1.55 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on her role in The Frozen Ground (2013)] Ever since I was really young I wanted to play a prostitute. It's just, like, thrilling as an actor to put yourself in a situation you, personally, would never be in. At the end of the day you're just a kid playing pretend, so if you're going to do it, might as well go crazy with it. See more »

Trivia:

She was included in People's annual "100 Most Beautiful People" 2008 and 2009 lists. See more »

Trademark:

Husky voice See more »

Nickname:

Vanney See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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