Hilary Erhard Duff is an American actress and singer. She was born in Houston, Texas, U.S. Her date of borth or birthday is on September 28, 1987. When Hilary was six, she had been traveling in the Cechetti Ballet with her sister Haylie Duff but decided she wanted to fulfill her dream of acting.
Her first part was in the mini-series True Women (1997) (TV), but her first starring role was as “Ellie” in The Soul Collector (1999) (TV), for which she won a Best Performance in a TV Movie or Pilot (Supporting Young Actress) Young Artist Award. Hilary also starred in Casper Meets Wendy (1998) (TV) in 1998, in which she played the young witch “Wendy”.
Duff first rose to fame when she was cast as one of the children in the pilot episode of the NBC sitcom Daddio in 2000. Her co-star, Michael Chiklis, stated, “After working with her the first day, I remember saying to my wife, ‘this young girl is going to be a movie star’. She was completely at ease with herself and comfortable in her own skin.” Duff was dropped from the cast of Daddio before it was aired, which made her reluctant to pursue her acting career further.