How Old Was Ashley Benson as Hanna Marin in Pretty Little Liars?

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Best known for her role as the fashion-obsessed Hanna Marin in the teen mystery-drama series Pretty Little Liars, Ashley Benson made her movie debut with a bit part in the 2004 comedy 13 Going on 30 when she was 14.

ABC Family began casting for a Pretty Little Liars television pilot in October 2009 when Ashley was 19. Born on December 18, 1989, in Anaheim Hills, California, she turned 20 on December 18, 2009.

Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, and Shay Mitchell promoting Pretty Little Liars in May 2010Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, and Shay Mitchell promoting Pretty Little Liars in May 2010

The pilot was shot in Vancouver in December 2009 and premiered on June 8, 2010. The final episode aired on June 27, 2017, when Ashley was 27.

Ashley Benson was 19 when cast for Pretty Little Liars and had turned 20 by the time the series premieredAshley Benson was 19 when cast for Pretty Little Liars and had turned 20 by the time the series premiered

Have you ever wondered what happens right before two best friends hit the red carpet at one of the most talked-about awards nights in the world?

Why, they FaceTime, of course. In January 2016, Ashley Benson hit the red carpet at the 2016 People’s Choice Awards in Los Angeles, but not before taking a minute to FaceTime with her “wife.”

Ashley Benson slicks her hair back for People's Choice AwardsAshley Benson slicks her hair back for People’s Choice Awards 2016 at Microsoft Theater on January 6, 2016, in Los Angeles, California

Ashley opted for something short, going for an embellished-shoulder Phillip Plein long-sleeved dress. 

Ashley Benson wears a long-sleeved Phillip Plein mini dress on the red carpetAshley Benson wears a long-sleeved Phillip Plein mini dress on the red carpet

The “Pretty Little Liars” star styled her dress with a pair of suede and PVC sandals by Nicholas Kirkwood.

The girls took home the award for Favorite TV Cable Drama, which was presented to them by Abigail Spencer.

Ashley Benson's feet in Nicholas Kirkwood sandalsAshley Benson’s feet in Nicholas Kirkwood sandals

Ashley Benson took to her Instagram to share a cute moment between her and “wife” Shay Mitchell, who both went on FaceTime right before seeing each other at the People’s Choice Awards.

Ashley Benson, Troian Bellisario, Shay Mitchell, and Lucy Hale pose for photos at the People's Choice AwardsAshley Benson, Troian Bellisario, Shay Mitchell, and Lucy Hale pose for photos at the People’s Choice Awards

The 26-year-old American actress, dancer, and model uploaded the picture with the caption, “FaceTime w the wife before the awards @shaym #peopleschoice.”

Ashley Benson enjoyed FaceTime with her best friend Shay Mitchell before attending the People's Choice AwardsAshley Benson enjoyed FaceTime with her best friend Shay Mitchell before attending the People’s Choice Awards

Grab Ashley Benson’s shoe pick of the night over at Ssense or Farfetch.

Nicholas Kirkwood Suede SandalsNicholas Kirkwood Suede Sandals, £795

Credit: Ashley Benson's Instagram / Adriana M. Barraza / FayesVision / Brian To / WENN / Nikki Nelson

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