October 31, 1992
28 years old
5 ft 3½ in | 161 cm
33-23-34 in | 84-58.5-86 cm
55 kg | 121 pounds
7 US | 37.5 EU
Vanessa Nicole Marano was born in Los Angeles, California, United States, on October 31, 1992, is an American actress.
Young Vanessa Marano began her professional acting career at the age of seven.
She made her big screen debut in road comedy film Easy (2003) in uncredited role as Little Jamie.
She got her television debut in CBS police procedural drama series Without a Trace (2002-2009) in role as Hanna Malone.
Her breakthrough performance came as Bay Kennish in ABC teen family drama television series Switched at Birth (2011-2017).
This Game's Called Murder (2021) thriller opposite Natasha Henstridge and Ron Perlman
She provided additional voices for Disney's animated adventure film Finding Nemo (2003).
The Clique (2008) teen comedy drama opposite Elizabeth McLaughlin, Ellen Marlow and Sophie Anna Everhard
Dear Lemon Lima (2009) family comedy with Meaghan Martin, Shayne Topp and Melissa Leo
The Secret Lives of Dorks (2013) comedy opposite Gaelan Connell, Riley Voelkel and Jim Belushi
Senior Project (2014) comedy drama with Ryan Potter and Meaghan Martin
Daphne & Velma (2018) comedy mystery opposite Sarah Jeffery and Sarah Gilman
Saving Zoë (2019) crime drama with Laura Marano, Chris Tavarez and Giorgia Whigham
This Is the Year (2020) comedy drama opposite Bug Hall and Gregg Sulkin
How to Deter a Robber (2020) crime comedy with Abbie Cobb and Leah Lewis
She was nominated for two Teen Choice Awards for Choice Summer TV Star – Female and Choice TV Actress: Drama for her role as Bay Kennish in ABC teen family drama television series Switched at Birth (2011-2017).
She had recurring role as Hanna Malone in CBS police procedural drama series Without a Trace (2002-2009) in 12 episodes.
The Comeback (2005) HBO comedy drama series in role as Franchesca
Gilmore Girls (2005-2007) The WB comedy drama series in role as April Nardini
The Young and the Restless (2008-2010) CBS soap opera in role as Eden Baldwin
Trust Me (2009) TNT drama series in role as Haley McGuire
She had recurring role as Rebecca Mitchell in Showtime crime drama mystery television series Dexter (2009-2011).
Scoundrels (2010) ABC comedy drama seriesin role as Hope West
Silicon Valley (2017) HBO comedy series in role as Stanford University student
Dead Girls Detective Agency (2018- ) drama fantasy in role as Nancy Graves
Attended community college.
Has younger Sister, Laura.
Has Italian, English and Irish ancestry.
She also speaks Italian.
Good friends with Meaghan Martin and Steffani Brass.
Fan of 'The Real Housewives' franchise.
Has been in relationship with musician Jason Mraz.