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Ashley Tisdale

Ashley Tisdale has quickly become one of Hollywood's brightest talents on both the silver screen and on television. Best known for her role as Sharpay Evans in the High School Musical film series, Tisdale starred opposite Zac Efron in the original movie musical High School Musical, directed and choreographed by Kenny Ortega. The film premiered in January 2006 and was the highest rated telecast in Disney Channel history. Ashley made music history by being the first female artist to ever debut with two songs simultaneously on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (Bop To The Top and What I've Been Looking For, both from the RIAA triple-platinum certified High School Musical soundtrack). High School Musical 2 premiered as the most watched cable telecast of all time. High School Musical 3: Senior Year's theatrical release opened at #1 in the box office with over a quarter of a billion dollars in sales. This year, Ashley is slated to start shooting a staring role in the United Artist feature Teen Witch. Her sophmore album for Warner Brothers Records, Guilty Pleasure will be released on July 28th. Ashley's debut album Headstrong for Warner Bros. Records, has sold over a million copies worldwide.

Ashley executive produced and starred in the MGM feature Picture This, directed by Stephen Herek, which aired on ABC family to a #1 telecast rating. Ashley also has producing deals at E!, the Disney Channel and Freemantle Media.

Ashley gained worldwide notoriety by playing Maddie, a hotel candy counter clerk and baby-sitter of devious twin boys who live in The Tipton Hotel on the Disney Channel #1 hit series The Suite Life of Zack & Cody. Her acting credits also include a featured role in the film Donnie Darko with Jake Gyllenhaal, Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Duval. She was a series regular on Nathan's Choice, Mayor of Oyster Bay and The Howie Mandel Pilot, and had recurring roles on The George Lopez Show, Still Standing and The Hughleys. Guest star roles include Grounded for Life, Strong Medicine, Boston Public, Seventh Heaven, Malcolm in the Middle, Charmed, Hannah Montana, Once and Again and Saturday Night Live.

Ashley shot the now-famous T-mobile commercial with Catherine Zeta-Jones. She had a recurring role on Disney Channel's animated film Kim Possible and is now the voice of Candice in Disney Channel's #1 animated series Phineas and Ferb. Manager Bill Perlman, who continues to represent her today, discovered Ashley at the age of three in her hometown mall in Monmouth County, New Jersey After booking the first audition she was sent out on, Ashley went on to star in dozens of national network commercials. At the age of eight she booked a leading role in the national tour of the Broadway musical Les Miserables. She then toured internationally with the cast of Annie.

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Ashley Tisdale Facts

Birth NameAshley Michelle Tisdale
BirthdayJuly 2, 1985 (38)
BirthplaceMonmouth County, California, USA
Height5' 3" (1m60)  How tall is Ashley Tisdale compared to you?
Social Media ashleytisdale

Selected Filmography

High School Musical 3 (announced) (2008) user recommendation as Sharpay Evans
High School Musical 2 (2007) as Sharpay Evans
High School Musical (2006) as Sharpay Evans (breakthrough)
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