Her appearance in the series helped make her a household name.Songs from the films also charted worldwide, with the song "Breaking Free" peaking inside the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100.
Vanessa Hudgens: Career Vanessa Hudgens played a small role in the 2003 film Thirteen, alongside Evan Rachel Wood.
Along their journey, they cross a hurricane and crash on the island.
They find a beautiful and dangerous place, surrounded by forests, volcanoes with lava of gold and menacing life forms.
She had her feature film debut in the 2003 film Thirteen, a teenage drama in which Hudgens had a supporting role.
She had mainstream success following the release of the High School Musical trilogy, and her relationship with co-star Zac Efron was heavily publicized.