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Laura Marie Marano (born November 29, 1995) is an American actress and singer. She is the younger sister of actress Vanessa Marano. Laura played Ally Dawson in the Disney Channel television series Austin & Ally.

In the movie A Sort of Homecoming, Marano played Young Amy.

Marano was born in Los Angeles, California.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2003 Finding Nemo Additional voices
2005 Jacket, TheThe Jacket Young Jackie
2006 Ice Age: The Meltdown Additional voices
2007 Goldfish Suzy Short film
Superbad Young Becca
2015 Sort of Homecoming, AA Sort of Homecoming Young Amy
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip Hotel Babysitter
2017 Lady Bird Diana Greenway
2019 The Perfect Date Celia Lieberman In post-production
2019 The War With Grandpa Mia
TBA
Saving Zoë Echo In post-production

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2003–2006 Without a Trace Kate Malone Recurring role (seasons 2–4)
2004 Joan of Arcadia Emily Episode: "Night Without Stars"
2005 Medical Investigation Brooke Beck Episode: "Tribe"
2005–2006 X's, TheThe X's Scout Y Voice; main role
2006 Ghost Whisperer Audrey Episode: "Friendly Neighborhood Ghost"
Huff Amelia Episode: "Black Shadows"
Dexter Young Debra Episodes: "Let's Give the Boy a Hand", "Father Knows Best"
2007 Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader? Herself / Judge / Mentor Season 1
2007–2008 Back to You Gracie Carr Main role
2007–2010 The Sarah Silverman Program Heather Silverman / Young Sarah Silverman Recurring role
2008 Ni Hao, Kai-Lan Mei Mei Voice; episode: "Kai-Lan's Trip to China"
Gary Unmarried Louise Brooks Episodes: "Pilot", "Gary Gets Boundaries"
2009 Heroes Young Alice Shaw Episode: "1961"
Little Monk Cousin Lauren Episode: "Little Monk and the Monk Cousin"
2010 True Jackson, VP Molly Episode: "Little Buddies"
FlashForward Young Tracy Episode: "Blowback"
Childrens Hospital Haley Episode: "Frankfurthers, Allman Brothers, Death, Frankfurters"
2011–2016 Austin & Ally Ally Dawson Main role
2014 Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja Rachel Voice; recurring role (season 2)
Fish Hooks Girl Hamster #2 Voice; episode: "Algae Day"
Liv and Maddie Fangs Special guest star; episode: "Howl-A-Rooney"
2015 Bad Hair Day Monica Reeves Television film
Pickle and Peanut Veronica Voice: "Gory Agnes, Haunted Couch"
Girl Meets World Ally Dawson Special guest star; episode: "Girl Meets World of Terror 2"
2016 Mère et Fille, California Dream Herself Television film
2018 Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir Clara Nightingale Episode: "Frightningale"

Radio

Year Title Role Notes
2016 For the Record with Laura Marano Host Radio Disney

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2014 Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Actress: Comedy Austin & Ally Nominated
2015 Kids' Choice Awards Favourite TV Actress Austin & Ally Won
Remi Awards Rising Actress A Sort of Homecoming Won
Teen Choice Awards Choice Summer TV Star: Female Austin & Ally Nominated
Choice TV: Chemistry (with Ross Lynch) Austin & Ally Nominated
2016 Kids' Choice Awards Favorite Female TV Star Austin & Ally Nominated
Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Actress: Comedy Austin & Ally Nominated
Streamy Awards Original Song Boombox Nominated
2017 Detroit Film Critics Society Miglior Ensemble The cast of Lady Bird Nominated
San Diego Film Critics Society Best Cast The cast of Lady Bird Nominated
Seattle Film Critics Society Best Ensemble The cast of Lady Bird Nominated
Florida Film Critics Circle Best Cast The cast of Lady Bird Nominated
Online Film Critics Society Best Ensemble The cast of Lady Bird Nominated
2018 Critics' Choice Movie Awards Best Acting Ensemble The cast of Lady Bird Nominated
Georgia Film Critics Association Best Ensemble The cast of Lady Bird Nominated
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