Since starting her acting, Hilary has branched out her career to many other fields: author, singer, entrepenuer, songwriter and producer.
As well as her success as an actress, she has released 7 albums (one each year from 2002 to 2008. It was also speculated in 2012 that Hilary may be working on another studio album.
Hilary was born on 28th September 1987 in Houston, Texas to Robert Erhard Duff and Susan Colleen. She has an older sister Haylie, who is also in the acting and singing business. From a young age, she took after her sister and the two attended acting, singing and ballet classes together.
Hilary, Haylie and their mum moved to California in 1993 so that the sisters could pursue an acting career. They auditioned for several years and were cast in many TV commercials. Due to her career, Hilary was homeschooled from the age of eight.
|2000||Chicago Hope||Jessie Seldon||S06 E17: Cold Hearts|
|2001 - 2004||Lizzie McGuire||Lizzie McGuire||Main Role|
|2003||George Lopez||Stephanie||S02 E22: Team Leader|
|2003||American Dreams||The Shangri-Las||S02 E08: Change a Comin'|
|2004||Frasier||Britney||S11 E12: Frasier-Lite|
|2005||Joan Of Arcadia||Dylan Samuels||S02 E14: The Rise & Fall Of Joan Girardi|
|2005||George Lopez||Kenzie||S04 E19: George's Grand Slam|
|2005||Dear Santa||Herself||TV Special|
|2007||The Andy Milonakis Show||Herself||S03 E01: Andy Moves To LA|
|2007||Hilary Duff: This Is Now||Herself||MTV Documentary|
|2009||Ghost Whisperer||Morgan Jeffries||S04 E19: Thrilled To Death|
|2009||Law & Order: SVU||Ashlee Walker||S10 E19: Selfish|
|2009||Gossip Girl||Olivia Burke||Recurring Character - Season 3|
|2010||Community||Meghan||S02 E07: Aerodynamics Of Gender|
|2012||Project Runway||Herself||Guest Judge- S10 E11: It's Fashion Baby|
|1998||Casper Meets Wendy||Wendy|
|1998||Playing By Heart||Extra (Uncredited)|
|1999||The Soul Collector||Ellie|
|2002||Human Nature||Young Lila Jute|
|2003||Agent Cody Banks||Natalie Connors|
|2003||The Lizzie McGuire Movie||Lizzie McGuire|
|2003||Cheaper By The Dozen||Lorraine Baker|
|1004||A Cinderella Story||Sam Montgomery|
|2004||Raise Your Voice||Terri Fletcher|
|2004||In Search Of Santa||Crystal (Voice Role)|
|2005||The Perfect Man||Holly Hamilton|
|2005||Cheaper By The Dozen 2||Lorraine Baker|
|2006||Material Girls||Tanzie Marchetta|
|2008||War, Inc.||Yonica Babyyeah|
|2009||What Goes Up||Lucy Diamond|
|2009||According To Greta||Greta O'Donnell-Warner|
|2010||Beauty & The Briefcase||Lane Daniels|
|2011||Stay Cool||Shasta O'Neil|
|2012||She Wants Me||Kim Powers|
2002: Santa Claus LaneEdit
|01||What Christmas Should Be (re-issue bonus track)||3:13|
|02||Santa Claus Lane||2:43|
|03||Santa Claus Is Coming To Town||3:36|
|04||I Heard Santa On The Radio (featuring Christina Milan)||4:02|
|05||Jingle Bell Rock||2:48|
|06||When The Snow Comes Down In Tinseltown||3:18|
|08||Tell Me A Story (About The Night Before) (featuring Lil' Romeo)||3:41|
|10||Same Old Christmas (featuring Haylie Duff)||3:17|
|03||Workin' It Out||3:15|
|05||Where Did I Go Right?||3:52|
|06||Anywhere But Here||3:32|
|08||Love Just Is||4:02|
|13||Why Not (Bonus Track)||3:00|
2004: Hilary DuffEdit
|02||Do You Want Me?||3:31|
|05||Mr James Dean||3:28|
|06||Underneath This Smile||3:39|
|07||Dangerous To Know||3:34|
|08||Who's That Girl?||3:27|
|14||Rock This World||3:46|
|15||Someone's Watching Over Me||4:11|
|17||The Last Song||1:25|
2005: Most WantedEdit
|03||Beat Of My Heart||3:09|
|04||Come Clean (Remix 2005)||3:44|
|05||Mr James Dean||3:29|
|08||Rock This World (Remix 2005)||3:58|
|09||Break My Heart||3:21|
|11||Girl Can Rock||3:04|
|12||Our Lips Are Sealed (with Haylie Duff)||2:40|
|13||Why Not (Remix 2005)||2:59|
2006: 4Ever Hilary DuffEdit
|03||Our Lips Are Sealed (with Haylie Duff)||2:40|
|05||Someone's Watching Over Me||4:11|
|06||Anywhere But Here||3:32|
|07||Who's That Girl? (Acoustic)||3:26|
|11||Come Clean (Joe Bermudez & Josh Harris Remix)||3:35|
|12||Wake Up (DJ Kaya Long-T Remix)||5:31|
|13||Beat Of My Heart (Sugarcookie Remix)||3:00|
|14||So Yesterday (Joe Bermudez Radio Mix)||3:21|
|07||No Work, All Play||4:17|
|08||Between You & Me||3:05|
|12||Outside Of You||4:03|
|14||Play With Fire||3:00|
2008: Best Of Hilary DuffEdit
|01||Reach Out (featuring The Prophet)||4:14|
|05||Play With Fire||3:01|
|08||Come Clean (Remix)||3:20|
|11||Reach Out (Richard Vission's Vocal Club Mix)||6:16|
|12||Holiday (Bermudez - Chico Remix)||4:08|
Hilary has launched 2 clothing lines. The first was 'Stuff By Hilary Duff' and was distributed in the USA, Australia, Canada and South Africa as of 2008. The company later expanded and also sold furniture, fragrances and jewelry which was targeted at the teen and preteen audience. However, by the end of 2008, the company was discontinued due to Hilary losing some of the control over the company.
The second line was a collaboration with DKNY Jeans where she co-designed a collection of special pieces. The objective of the project was to design a clothing line for girls of her own age and the collection debuted in the USA in 2009 under the name 'Femme for DKNY'. The line ran for a short time before being discontinued.
Hilary has also released her own perfume, 'With Love . . . Hilary Duff' which was distributed by Elizabeth Arden from September 2006. it was intially only sold in the USA, but was later branched out to Canada, Japan and Europe. It was one of the three best-selling fragrances in late 2006. A summer version of the perfume, titled "Wrapped with Love", was released in January 2008
With Simon & Schuster, Hilary set up a book writing deal. Her first novel, titled 'Elixir' was published in October 2010. It was co-written by Elise Allen and has since become a New York Times best-seller.
She released 'Devoted' in October 2011 and carries on where her first novel left off. Hilary has also revealed that she wants to release a non-fiction book in 2012 based on children coping with divorce.
Hilary has been involved in many charity campaigns. In 2005, she donated $250,000 to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina on top of 2.5 million meals to the victims. In 2006, she also travelled to a New Orleans elementary school to distribute meals.
She has also helped out with various youth charities such as Kids With A Cause.
In 2007, Hilary began dating NHL player Mike Comrie. They announced their engagement on 19th February 2010 and married on 14th August 2010 in Santa Barbara, California.
Hilary gave birth to the couple's first child, a son named Luca Cruz Comrie, on 20th March 2012.