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Nikki Blonsky stars as Will on ABC Family's "Huge."

Nikki Blonsky

Photos of Great Neck's own Nikki Blonsky through the years. She stars in ABC Family's new show "Huge."

Actress Nikki Blonsky attends the Broadway opening night
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Actress Nikki Blonsky attends the Broadway opening night of "Bonnie & Clyde" at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre in New York City. (Dec. 1, 2011)

Nikki Blonsky stars as Will on ABC Family's
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Nikki Blonsky stars as Will on ABC Family's "Huge."

Nikki Blonsky stars as Will on ABC Family's
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Nikki Blonsky stars as Will on ABC Family's "Huge." (ABC FAMILY/ANDREW ECCLES)

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Nikki Blonsky stars as Will on ABC Family's
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Nikki Blonsky stars as Will on ABC Family's "Huge."

In the July 12, 2010 episode of ABC
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In the July 12, 2010 episode of ABC Family's HUGE, Becca (Raven Goodwin) tries to start a "larping" club at camp, a sort of wizardry game, but to her dismay the club fails to be a success until Will (Nikki Blonsky) uses her creativity and persuasion skills to coerce the other campers into participating. Here, Nikki Blonsky.

ABC Family's HUGE stars Raven Goodwin as Becca,
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ABC Family's HUGE stars Raven Goodwin as Becca, Harvey Guillen as Alistair, Ari Stidham as Ian, Nikki Blonsky as WIll, Hayley Hasselhoff as Amber and Ashley Holliday as Chloe. (2010)

In the second episode of HUGE, Willamina (Nikki
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In the second episode of HUGE, Willamina (Nikki Blonsky), aka Will, displays emotional discomfort when faced with the challenge of writing a letter home to her parents, while at the same time participating in new activities at Camp Victory and developing a crush. Here, Nikki Blonsky.

In the second episode of "Huge," Willamina (Nikki
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In the second episode of "Huge," Willamina (Nikki Blonsky), aka Will, displays emotional discomfort when faced with the challenge of writing a letter home to her parents, while at the same time participating in new activities at Camp Victory and developing a crush.

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Singer/actress Nikki Blonsky attends the premiere of "Camp
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Singer/actress Nikki Blonsky attends the premiere of "Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam" at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center in Manhattan. (Aug. 18, 2010)

Actress Nikki Blonsky attends Animal Fair Media's 9th
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Actress Nikki Blonsky attends Animal Fair Media's 9th Annual "Paws For Style" at Arena in New York City. (July 15, 2008)

Nikki Blonsky stars as 'Tracy Turnblad' in New
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Nikki Blonsky stars as 'Tracy Turnblad' in New Line Cinema�s upcoming release of Adam Shankman�s HAIRSPRAY.Photo Credit: �2007 David James/New Line Cinema

Jerry Stiller (left) stars as 'Mr. Pinky', John
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Jerry Stiller (left) stars as 'Mr. Pinky', John Travolta (center) stars as 'Edna Turnblad' and Nikki Blonsky (right) stars as 'Tracy Turnblad' in New Line Cinema's musical, HAIRSPRAY.

John Travolta (left) stars as 'Edna Turnblad' and
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John Travolta (left) stars as 'Edna Turnblad' and Nikki Blonsky (right) stars as 'Tracy Turnblad' in New Line Cinema's musical, HAIRSPRAY. Photo courtesy David James/New Line Cinema

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John Travolta, left, as "Edna Turnblad" and Nikki
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John Travolta, left, as "Edna Turnblad" and Nikki Blonsky as "Tracy Turnblad" star in New Line Cinema's comedy/musical "Hairspray." (Handout/MCT)

Nikki Blonsky stars as 'Tracy Turnblad' in New
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Nikki Blonsky stars as 'Tracy Turnblad' in New Line Cinema's musical, HAIRSPRAY. Photo courtesy David James/New Line Cinema

The star of "Hairspray" and the new ABC
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The star of "Hairspray" and the new ABC Family show "Huge" still calls Great Neck home.

Nikky Blonsky: "Freeport, where the chartered fishing boats
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Nikky Blonsky: "Freeport, where the chartered fishing boats are. My memories of being a little girl are going to Freeport and getting on a fishing boat with my dad . . . The other place is Huntington Bay, where my uncle lives. I like to walk along the beach and collect sea shells." The Great Neck ingenue nominated for a Golden Globe for her work in the movie "Hairspray" has a favorite place on each shore.

Actress Nikki Blonsky attends Animal Fair Media's 9th
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Actress Nikki Blonsky attends Animal Fair Media's 9th Annual "Paws For Style" at Arena in New York City. (July 15, 2008)

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Nikki Blonsky, right, takes a picture with fans
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Nikki Blonsky, right, takes a picture with fans at the premiere of "Hairspray" in Los Angeles.

Zac Efron, left, and Nikki Blonsky pose together
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Zac Efron, left, and Nikki Blonsky pose together at the "Hairspray" premiere after party in Los Angeles.

From left to right, actress Michelle Pfeiffer, director
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From left to right, actress Michelle Pfeiffer, director Adam Shankman, actress Queen Latifah, actress Nikki Blonsky, and actress Amanda Bynes pose on the press line at the Los Angeles premiere of 'Hairspray' in Los Angeles on Tuesday, July 10, 2007.

Cast member Nikki Blonsky arrives for the premiere
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Cast member Nikki Blonsky arrives for the premiere of "Hairspray" at the Mann Village Theatre Tuesday, July 10, 2007, in the Westwood section of Los Angeles.

From left to right, actress Michelle Pfeiffer, actress
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From left to right, actress Michelle Pfeiffer, actress Nikki Blonsky, and actress Queen Latifah pose on the press line at the Los Angeles premiere of "Hairspray" in Los Angeles.

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Director Adam Shankman, left, and Nikki Blonsky pose
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Director Adam Shankman, left, and Nikki Blonsky pose together at the premiere of 'Hairspray' in Los Angeles.

Actress Nikki Blonsky arrives to the Los Angeles
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Actress Nikki Blonsky arrives to the Los Angeles premiere of New Line Cinema's "Hairspray" held at Mann Village Theatre in Westwood, California.

Actress Nikki Blonsky, left, and director Adam Shankman
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Actress Nikki Blonsky, left, and director Adam Shankman arrive to the Los Angeles premiere of New Line Cinema's 'Hairspray' held at Mann Village Theatre in Westwood, California.

U.S. actors Elijah Kelley, Amanda Bynes, Nikki Blonsky
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U.S. actors Elijah Kelley, Amanda Bynes, Nikki Blonsky and Zac Efron, from left, arrive at the British premiere of 'Hairspray', a feature film adaptation of the Broadway production, in London's Leicester Square.

U.S. actors Zac Efron, Nikki Blonsky and Elijah
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U.S. actors Zac Efron, Nikki Blonsky and Elijah Kelley, from left, arrive at the British premiere of 'Hairspray', a feature film adaptation of the Broadway production, in London's Leicester Square.

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U.S. actress Nikki Blonsky arrives at the British
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U.S. actress Nikki Blonsky arrives at the British premiere of 'Hairspray', a feature film adaptation of the Broadway production, in London's Leicester Square.

Composer Marc Shaiman, Nikki Blonsky, Scot Whitman pose
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Composer Marc Shaiman, Nikki Blonsky, Scot Whitman pose at The Simon Wiesenthal Center, Museum of Tolerance 30th Anniversary 2007 National Tribute Dinner, held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 20, 2007 in Beverly Hills, California.

Actors Zac Efron, Nikki Blonsky and director Adam
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Actors Zac Efron, Nikki Blonsky and director Adam Shankman pose at The Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance 30th Anniversary 2007 National Tribute Dinner.

Actors Zac Efron, Elijah Kelley, Nikki Blonsky and
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Actors Zac Efron, Elijah Kelley, Nikki Blonsky and director Adam Shankman pose at The Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance 30th Anniversary 2007 National Tribute Dinner.

Honoree Bob Shaye, Co-CEo New Line Cinema poses
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Honoree Bob Shaye, Co-CEo New Line Cinema poses with actors Elijah Kelley and Nikki Blonsky at The Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance 30th Anniversary 2007 National Tribute Dinner.

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Actress Nikki Blonsky poses at The Simon Wiesenthal
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Actress Nikki Blonsky poses at The Simon Wiesenthal Center, Museum of Tolerance 30th Anniversary 2007 National Tribute Dinner, held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 20, 2007 in Beverly Hills, California.

Actress Nikki Blonsky
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Actress Nikki Blonsky

Actress Nikki Blonsky poses at the Four Seasons
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Actress Nikki Blonsky poses at the Four Seasons Hotel during promotion for the movie 'Hairspray.' The 18-year-old Blonsky shot from unknown to a lead role alongside John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Queen Latifah and Christopher Walken in the film.

John Travolta, left, stars as 'Edna Turnblad' and
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John Travolta, left, stars as 'Edna Turnblad' and Nikki Blonsky, right, stars as 'Tracy Turnblad' in New Line Cinema's musical, 'Hairspray'.

Nikki Blonsky stars as 'Tracy Turnblad' in New
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Nikki Blonsky stars as 'Tracy Turnblad' in New Line Cinema's musical, 'Hairspray'. Blonsky tried out for the roll, while she was a senior in high school.

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Amanda Bynes, left, stars as 'Penny Pingleton' and
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Amanda Bynes, left, stars as 'Penny Pingleton' and Nikki Blonsky, right, stars as 'Tracy Turnblad' in New Line Cinema's musical, 'Hairspray'.

Zac Efron, left, stars as 'Link Larkin' and
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Zac Efron, left, stars as 'Link Larkin' and Nikki Blonsky, right, stars as 'Tracy Turnblad' in New Line Cinema's musical, 'Hairspray'.

Jerry Stiller, left, stars as 'Mr. Pinky', John
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Jerry Stiller, left, stars as 'Mr. Pinky', John Travolta, center, stars as 'Edna Turnblad' and Nikki Blonsky, right, stars as 'Tracy Turnblad' in New Line Cinema's musical, 'Hairspray'.

Nikki Blonsky stars as 'Tracy Turnblad' in New
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Nikki Blonsky stars as 'Tracy Turnblad' in New Line Cinema's musical, 'Hairspray'.

John Travolta, left, stars as 'Edna Turnblad' and
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John Travolta, left, stars as 'Edna Turnblad' and Nikki Blonsky, right, stars as Edna's daughter, 'Tracy Turnblad' in New Line Cinema's musical, 'Hairspray'.

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Teenager Nikki Blonsky, flanked by her parents, Karen
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Teenager Nikki Blonsky, flanked by her parents, Karen and Carl, poses for pictures before screening of film, HAIRSPRAY in which she makes her professional acting debut as Tracy Turnblad, opposite John Travolta, Christopher Walken and Michelle Pfeiffer.

At Village of Great Neck Plaza hall reception
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At Village of Great Neck Plaza hall reception following screening of film, NIKKI BLONSKY slices and poses with cake bearing her likeness. HAIRSPRAY marks her professional acting debut as Tracy Turnblad, opposite John Travolta, Christopher Walken and Michelle Pfeiffer.

Teenager Nikki Blonsky, flanked by her parents, Karen
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Teenager Nikki Blonsky, flanked by her parents, Karen and Carl, poses for pictures before screening of film, 'Hairspray' in which she makes her professional acting debut as Tracy Turnblad, opposite John Travolta, Christopher Walken and Michelle Pfeiffer.

Teenager Nikki Blonsky, followed by her parents, Karen
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Teenager Nikki Blonsky, followed by her parents, Karen and Carl, returns to Great Neck for screening of film, 'Hairspray' in which she makes her professional acting debut as Tracy Turnblad, opposite John Travolta, Christopher Walken and Michelle Pfeiffer.

Nikki Blonsky returns to The Village School, the
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Nikki Blonsky returns to The Village School, the alternative HS she graduated from in June 2006. She poses in her former classroom. She is making her professional acting debut as Tracy Turnblad in the new version of the film, HAIRSPRAY, opposite John Travolta, Christopher Walken and Michelle Pfeiffer.

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Nikki Blonsky returns to The Village School, the
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Nikki Blonsky returns to The Village School, the alternative HS she graduated from in June 2006. She breaks out a dance move on desk of her former classroom as Principal Stephen Goldberg looks on. She is making her professional acting debut as Tracy Turnblad in the new version of the film, Hairspray, opposite John Travolta, Christopher Walken and Michelle Pfeiffer. Her signature is on blackboard.