She's the star of Lizzie McGuire and at age 14 Hillary Duff is on the brink of a huge career. Unlike other stars, Hillary started show biz by taking acting lessons. Her older sister started and soon she took them and loved acting! Once she became convinced she wanted a professional acting career, she convinced her mother to take her to LA. Her first movie wa Casper and Wendy and she starred on the second part to an episode of Chicago Hope and then Lizzie McGuire. She syas its easy to become whatever you want to if you only put a little hope and effort into your dreams.