Pretty Little Liars

Some of the ugliest secrets belong to the prettiest girls in town. Aria, Spencer, Hanna, and Emily are four... more

Some of the ugliest secrets belong to the prettiest girls in town. Aria, Spencer, Hanna, and Emily are four estranged friends whose secrets are about to unravel. less

Some of the ugliest secrets belong to the prettiest girls in town. Aria, Spencer, Hanna, and Emily are four... more

Some of the ugliest secrets belong to the prettiest girls in town. Aria, Spencer, Hanna, and Emily are four estranged friends whose secrets are about to unravel. less

Pretty Little Liars - Sasha Pieterse

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Film and television star Sasha Pieterse is best known for her lead role on Freeform's "Pretty Little Liars," now in its sixth season, where she plays "Alison DiLaurentis." In addition to her successful acting career, Pieterse has launched her singing career releasing four singles with co-writer and producer, Dan Franklin.

Pieterse got her start in television in 2002 at the age of six, starring in the WB comedy series "Family Affair," a remake of the late 1960s hit, as "Buffy" opposite Gary Cole. She was awarded with a Young Artist's Award for her work on the series. She later reunited with Cole as his daughter in the cable thriller "Wanted."

Pieterse's first major film role was as Ice Princess in Robert Rodriguez's "The Adventures of Shark Boy and Lava Girl 3D," with Taylor Lautner and George Lopez. She also starred in "Good Luck Chuck" and in the telefilm "Claire," opposite Valerie Bertinelli. Pieterse appeared in the hit series "Heroes" in the recurring role of Amanda Strazzulla, a young gypsy girl with fire powers. She guest starred in "House M.D.," as a terminal cancer patient who was terrified of dying without ever being kissed, where Pieterse was put forward for nomination of a daytime Emmy. She also guest starred in "Without a Trace," in a terrifying turn as a kidnapping victim.

In 2011, she appeared as "Amy Loubalu" in the Disney Channel Original Movie "Geek Charming" and also as a teenage girl in the movie "X-Men: First Class." In 2007, she starred in a feature film alongside Sarah Michelle Gellar called "The Air I Breathe." More recently, Pieterse has appeared in the film "G.B.F." with one of the lead roles of "Fawcett Brooks," and in an episode of "Hawaii Five-0" as a terrorist pupil named "Dawn Hatfield." Sasha was also seen in the critically acclaimed film "Inherent Vice" directed by Paul Thomas Anderson where she acted alongside Reese Witherspoon, Joaquin Phoenix and Martin Short. Sasha played the gritty role of "Japonica Fenway," a young runaway teen who "Doc" (Joaquin Phoenix) recollects as one of his first cases. She also recently wrapped filming the feature "Burning Bodhi" where she stars alongside Virginia Madsen and Kaley Cuoco.

In 2011, she appeared as "Amy Loubalu" in the Disney Channel Original Movie "Geek Charming" and also as a teenage girl in the movie "X-Men: First Class." In 2007, she starred in a feature film alongside Sarah Michelle Gellar called "The Air I Breathe." More recently, Pieterse has appeared in the film "G.B.F." with one of the lead roles of "Fawcett Brooks," and in an episode of "Hawaii Five-0" as a terrorist pupil named "Dawn Hatfield." Sasha was also seen in the critically acclaimed film "Inherent Vice" directed by Paul Thomas Anderson where she acted alongside Reese Witherspoon, Joaquin Phoenix and Martin Short. Sasha played the gritty role of "Japonica Fenway," a young runaway teen who "Doc" (Joaquin Phoenix) recollects as one of his first cases. She also recently wrapped filming the feature "Burning Bodhi" where she stars alongside Virginia Madsen and Kaley Cuoco.

When she was just four and a half years old, Pieterse met with a Los Angeles agent who quickly signed her and she has been acting and modeling ever since. She has appeared in scores of television commercials, on billboards, and booked modeling assignments throughout the country.

Pieterse loves her craft and hopes and plans to have longevity in the crazy and wonderful world of the entertainment industry.

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