Hilary Erhard Duff is an American actress and singer. She is the recipient of various accolades, including seven Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, four Teen Choice Awards and two Young Artist Awards. She began her acting career at a young age, quickly being labeled a teen idol, as the title character of the television series, Lizzie McGuire, and in the film based on the series, The Lizzie McGuire Movie. Thereafter, she appeared in numerous mainstream films such as Cadet Kelly, Agent Cody Banks, Cheaper by the Dozen and A Cinderella Story. She later appeared in independent films playing a wider range of adult-themed roles, such as War, Inc., According to Greta, and The Haunting of Sharon Tate, inspired by the real-life Tate–LaBianca murders. From 2015 to 2021, Duff starred as Kelsey Peters in TV Land's longest-running original series Younger, for which she received two People's Choice Awards nominations.