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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyANewGeneration'' (2021) as Sunny Starscout

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Hudgens has European and Native American ancestry on her father's side, while her mother is a Filipina-American.

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* ''Film/DogDays2018''

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Vanessa Anne Hudgens (born December 14, 1988) is an American actress and singer. As an actress, she guest starred in television shows like ''Quintuplets'', ''Series/StillStanding'', ''The Brothers Garcia'', ''Series/DrakeAndJosh,'' and ''Series/TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody''. Hudgens made her screen debut in the 2003 drama film ''Film/{{Thirteen}}'' as Noel. She got her first starring role in the 2004 ''Film/{{Thunderbirds}}'' movie as Tintin.

Hudgens garnered prominence with her portrayal of the fictional character Gabriella Montez in the ''Film/HighSchoolMusical series''. She earned critical acclaim for her role as [=Sa5m=] ([[ItIsPronouncedTroPAY the 5 is silent]]) in the 2009 film ''Film/{{Bandslam}}''.

Hudgens' debut album ''V'' was released on September 26, 2006. The album entered the ''Billboard'' 200 at number twenty four, and was later certified Gold. Hudgens released her second album, ''Identified'', on July 1, 2008 in the U.S. She has since taken a break from her music career.

Her films took on a more darker tone. She has done ''Literature/{{Beastly}}'', a more mature film of the idea of ''Beauty and The Beast'' made up to date, where she plays the beauty, but with real family issues and fitting in problems; and ''Film/SuckerPunch'', a film where she plays a mental patient with depression and anger issues. In 2013, she starred in ''Film/SpringBreakers'' with fellow Disney star Music/SelenaGomez, ''Series/PrettyLittleLiars'' star Creator/AshleyBenson, ''Series/{{Glee}}'' star Heather Morris, and James Franco.

She also played Rizzo in Fox's televised adaptation of ''Film/{{Grease}}'' in 2016, a critically acclaimed role she followed up by playing Maureen in Fox's production of ''Theatre/{{RENT}}'' in 2019.

Hudgens' fame has also been marked by scandal caused by the release of private, self-taken nude photographs of herself on the Internet without her permission, first in 2007, then again in 2009, and again in 2011.
!! Selected filmography:
* ''Film/{{Thirteen}}'' (As Noel) (2003)
* ''Film/{{Thunderbirds}}'' (As Tintin) (2004
* The ''Film/HighSchoolMusical'' series (As Gabriella) (2006-2008)
* ''Film/{{Bandslam}}'' (As S-a-5-M) (2009)
* ''Literature/{{Beastly}}'' (As Lindy Taylor) (2011)
* ''Film/SuckerPunch'' (As Blondie) (2011)
* ''[[Film/JourneyToTheCenterOfTheEarth Journey]] [[{{Sequel}} 2]]: [[Literature/TheMysteriousIsland The Mysterious Island]]'' (As Kailani) (2012)
* ''Film/TheFrozenGround'' (As Cindy Paulson) (2012)
* ''Film/SpringBreakers'' (As Candy) (2013)
* ''Film/MacheteKills'' (As Cereza) (2013)
* ''Film/GimmeShelter2014'' (As Agnes "Apple" Bailey) (shot in 2011, released in 2014)
* ''Series/{{Powerless|2017}}'' (2017) as Emily Locke
* ''Film/ThePrincessSwitch'' (2018) as Stacy de Novo and Duchess Margaret
* ''Film/{{Polar}}'' (2019) as Camille
* ''Film/BadBoysForLife'' (2020)
* ''Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas'' (TBA)

!! Discography:
* ''V'' (2006)
* ''Identified'' (2008)
!!Vanessa's work exhibits these tropes:
* {{Brownface}}: She's given skin that's a bit browner than her natural colour to play Tintin in ''{{Film/Thunderbirds}}''.
* MsFanservice: ''Film/SuckerPunch'', ''[[Film/JourneyToTheCenterOfTheEarth Journey 2: The Mysterious Island]]'', ''Film/SpringBreakers'' and ''Frozen Ground'' all showed her in revealing clothing or nearly nude.

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