Vanessa Anne Hudgens (December 14, 1988) is an American actress and singer, born in Salinas, California.
Mainstream success came to Vanessa after High School Musical folm series. Just after the first film was released she got a recording contract with Hollywood Records.
Other notable movies include: Sucker Punch, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Spring Breakers, Machete Kills, The Princess Switch, Polar, and others. She have been casted in the third part of the Bad Boys film series – Bad Boys for Life.
Vanessa has also played the title role in the Broadway musical Gigi, and had roles in two of Fox’s live musical productions: Grease: Live and Rent: Live.