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Janel Parrish          

Actress, Known for "Pretty Little Liars" and "Dancing With the Stars"

Born in Hawaii, Janel started her career with a love for music. She entered and won a statewide singing contest at age 6 ad soon followed that with being cast in the National Touring Company and Broadway company of Les Miserables as "Little Cosette." It wasn't long before Janel's Broadway experience and recognition lead her to acting auditions in Hollywood. While studying acting, Janel continued to train vocally, eventually adding piano and dance to her repertoire. She also began writing her own music, which led to her becoming the lead singer in a three-girl pop group called Impulse.

The past few years, Janel has appeared in many television shows and made-for-TV movies such as "Gepetto," "Baywatch," "The O'Keefe's," "The Bernie Mac Show," "Zoe 101," and "The O.C." In the summer of 2007, Janel made her feature film debut starring as Jade, one of the lead characters in the Lionsgate feature film "Bratz: The Movie." She was then cast to guest star on NBC's "Heroes."

Janel is famously known as "Mona" in the top-rated ABC Family TV series, "Pretty Little Liars."


Janel Parrish Dishes on 'Pretty Little Liars, Her Favorite Mona Moments, & More! (Exclusive)

Janel Parrish embraces summer in an orange bikini in these gorgeous new photos provided exclusively to JustJaredJr.com!

Pretty Little Liars' Janel Parrish Drops A Bomb About Uber A & Gifts Us With More Juicy Spoilers Between Mona And The Girls!

What would Pretty Little Liars do without the fabulous Janel Parrish?! Luckily for our Perezcious readers, we caught up with Janel EXCLUSIVELY on the set of daytime talk show The Real to discuss a bunch of juicy topics. From Uber A all the way to Mona's dramatic love life, Ms. Parrish was did NOT hold back with her insider info!!

'Pretty Little Liars' Spinoff: Sasha Pieterse and Janel Parrish to Star in

The cable network has picked up a pilot for 'The Perfectionists,' from showrunner Marlene King and 'Pretty Little Liars' author Sara Shepard.

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