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Actress Lucy Hale and entrepreneur Donald Trump are celebrating their birthdays today.
Lucy Hale, 25
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Actress and Singer Lucy Hale turns 25 today. In 2003, Hale appeared on the reality show American Juniors. She was part of the vocal quintet formed with the top five finishers. Hale moved to Los Angeles at 15, hoping for a record deal. She later started auditioning for acting roles and received a minor role on Nickelodeon's Drake & Josh. She made other guest roles on shows such as Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide, The O.C., How I Met Your Mother and Wizards of Waverly Place.
Hale made her big screen debut in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2. She then co-starred in the CW series Privileged, and the Lifetime TV movie Sorority Wars. Hale was cast as the lead for A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song in 2012. She hosted the April 25 episode of Punk'd, in which she successfully pranked Ian Harding, Vanessa Hudgens and Josh Hutcherson.
In 2012, Hale signed a record deal with Hollywood Records. Her debut single "You Sound Good to Me" was released in Jan. 2014, and her debut album, Road Between, was released on June 3, 2014 and debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard country chart.
Hale currently plays Aria Montgomery in the ABC Family series Pretty Little Liars; the series is based on the books by Sara Shepard. Hale won a 2010 Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer TV Star: Female, for her role.