The road to success in Hollywood is a little different for every would-be actor, but these days, reality TV is becoming a major launching pad for some of the industry's biggest stars. Before they were red-carpet regulars, NeNe Leakes, Jennifer Hudson, Julianne Hough and Lucy Hale were among those who broke through as reality stars
Before she was a Pretty Little Liar, Lucy Hale was experimenting with another talent of hers -- advancing to the top three in short-lived Fox singing competition American Juniors in 2003. The actress also played several minor roles on shows like How I Met Your Mother and Wizards of Waverly Place before hitting it big on the ABC Family series.
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