Karen Lucille "Lucy" Hale (born June 14, 1989) is an American actress and singer. She is known for her roles as Becca Sommers in Bionic Woman, Rose Baker in Privileged, Sherrie in the horror film Scream 4, and as Aria Montgomery on the hit ABC Family series Pretty Little Liars. She is also known for her appearance on the reality show American Juniors. Hale was born in Memphis, Tennessee. She first appeared on the reality show American Juniors in 2003. She was part of the vocal quintet formed with the top 5 finishers.
This was followed by guest roles on shows such as Drake & Josh, Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide, The O.C., and How I Met Your Mother. She appeared in two episodes of the Disney show Wizards of Waverly Place, which led to her dating co-star David Henrie for a short time.
Hale appeared in "NBC's" short-lived re-imagining of the Bionic Woman as Becca Sommers, younger sister to title character Jaime Sommers (played by Michelle Ryan). In The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2, she portrayed Effie, the younger sister of Lena Kaligaris.