5 Things You Don't Know About Ashley Tisdale


5 Things You Don't Know About Ashley Tisdale

This High School Musical alum who started her career in show business as a toddler and is now showing she's all grown up by stripping down for the May cover of Maxim magazine. Here are five things you may not know about Ashley Tisdale.

1. Her career began at the age of three when she was discovered in a New Jersey mall by her manager, who began sending her on auditions for commercials.

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2. Was a Ford Model along with future actresses Lindsay Lohan and Mischa Barton.

3. Was the first female artist to ever debut two songs simultaneously on Billboard's Hot 100 chart. Both songs -- Bop to the Top and What I've Been Looking For -- were from the High School Musical soundtrack.

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4. Made her big screen debut as "Kim, the Dorky Girl" in the 2001 cult classic Donnie Darko, starring Maggie and Jake Gyllenhaal.

5. Auditioned for the role of Karen in Mean Girls, which ended up going to Amanda Seyfried.

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