Lizzie McGuire defined a childhood for many viewers. From 2001-2004, the Disney Channel original series depicted the trials and tribulations of middle schooler Lizzie McGuire. She, of course, was Hilary Duff. The show was so successful and influential, there was even a film adaptation. But middle school doesn’t last forever, and all the actors moved on and grew up. Want to see the cast of Lizzie McGuire now? You rang.
Hilary Duff Then
In playing the titular role of Lizzie McGuire, Hilary Duff became a bonafide star. McGuire was clumsy and relatable, even as Duff became more glamorous. Before nabbing the series, Duff appeared in titles like Casper Meets Wendy, The Soul Collector, and Chicago Hope. During the series run, she released lots of successful music and appeared in other films and TV shows.