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SASHA PIETERSE ICON IN THE MAKING By Christine Montanti Photography By Mike Ruiz

South African-born actress Sasha Pieterse not only possesses the undeniable beauty and talent of a young Hollywood star, but also an extraordinary level of maturity and sophistication that is significantly beyond her years. With a career in entertainment spanning two decades, the 23-year actress is idolized by millions for playing the iconic role of Alison DiLaurentis, the fascinating, manipulative, social leader in the Freeform drama series Pretty Little Liars. This year, Sasha reprised her role as Alison, a teaching assistant at Beacon Heights University in Freeform’s spin-off series The Perfectionists, a place where students struggle with dark secrets and lies to unravel a mysterious murder. Aside from Pieterse’s acting abilities, she has many other talents which include singing, songwriting and modeling, placing her in a prestigious league, well above her peers Leaving no time to waste, the Hollywood actress adds author to her impressive list of credentials as she currently gears up to release her latest project, a groundbreaking cook book, Sasha in Good Taste on October 8th, 2019.

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This American actress grew up in show business, and entertaining was indisputably in her blood. At age two, she began traveling back and forth from France to South Africa with her parents, professional acrobatic dancers and international performers. Pieterse was home schooled and first began modeling and acting in commercials at age four, then pursued theatrical work at age six after moving with her parents from her native town of Johannesberg, South Africa to Las Vegas. Not long after, the child actress relocated to California making her first appearance as Buffy on the WB comedy series Family Affair, a remake of the CBS sitcom Family Affair. Pieterse appeared in many films and television shows including one of her most notable roles as Andie, a young girl with terminal cancer, in the acclaimed drama House. She also starred in the Hallmark original film, Claire, with Valerie Bertinelli and in the Disney Channel Orignal Movie, Geek Charming playing Amy Loubalu. Ultimately landing the role of notorious Alison DiLaurentis on the pilot of Pretty Little Liars when she was 12, Pieterse

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Social Life - August 2019 - Sasha Pieterse  

Social Life Magazine is the premier luxury publication for the Hamptons, celebrating 16 years of print. This issue features Sasha Pieterse.

Social Life - August 2019 - Sasha Pieterse  

Social Life Magazine is the premier luxury publication for the Hamptons, celebrating 16 years of print. This issue features Sasha Pieterse.