Haylie Duff was born February 19, 1985, in Houston, Texas. At a young age, she and her younger sister Hilary got involved in dance and toured with the Cechetti Ballet during the 1990s. She dabbled with a few acting roles before appearing in television shows such as Boston Public, Lizzie McGuire, and Joan of Arcadia. In 2005, she joined the cast of 7th Heaven. In addition to TV shows, the actress is also known for a role she played in the hugely successful independent film Napoleon Dynamite. Haylie's resume also includes a growing list of movies, such as Dishdogz, Material Girls, Surf School, and Foodfight! In addition, Haylie is an accomplished singer and wrote songs for her sister's album Metamorphosis. The two siblings also collaborated on a 2004 cover of The Go-Go's song "Our Lips Are Sealed."