Laura Marano

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Laura Marie Marano (born November 29, 1995) is an American actress and singer.[1] 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.[2]

Marano was born in Los Angeles, California.

Filmography[change | change source]

Film[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
2003 Finding Nemo Additional voices [3][4]
2005 The Jacket Young Jackie
2006 Ice Age: The Meltdown Additional voices
2007 Goldfish Suzy Short film
Superbad Young Becca
2015 A 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 [5]
TBA
Saving Zoë Echo In post-production[6]

Television[change | change source]

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 The 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[7]
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[8]
2018 Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir Clara Nightingale Episode: "Frightningale"

Radio[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
2016 For the Record with Laura Marano[9] Host Radio Disney

Awards and nominations[change | change source]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2014 Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Actress: Comedy Austin & Ally Nominated [10]
2015 Kids' Choice Awards Favourite TV Actress Austin & Ally Won [11]
Remi Awards Rising Actress A Sort of Homecoming Won
Teen Choice Awards Choice Summer TV Star: Female Austin & Ally Nominated [12]
Choice TV: Chemistry (with Ross Lynch) Austin & Ally Nominated [12]
2016 Kids' Choice Awards Favorite Female TV Star Austin & Ally Nominated [13]
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 [14]
San Diego Film Critics Society Best Cast The cast of Lady Bird Nominated [15]
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Seattle Film Critics Society Best Ensemble The cast of Lady Bird Nominated [17]
Florida Film Critics Circle Best Cast The cast of Lady Bird Nominated [18]
[19]
Online Film Critics Society Best Ensemble The cast of Lady Bird Nominated [20]
2018 Critics' Choice Movie Awards Best Acting Ensemble The cast of Lady Bird Nominated [21]
Georgia Film Critics Association Best Ensemble The cast of Lady Bird Nominated [22]


References[change | change source]

  1. "Laura Marano". Disney Channel. Retrieved March 24, 2019.
  2. "'Bad Hair Day'". Variety. Retrieved March 24, 2019.
  3. "Austin & Ally Show Bios". Disney Channel Press. Archived from the original on February 20, 2016. Retrieved January 10, 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. Stephanie Osmanski (May 7, 2014). "13 More Stars You Had No Idea Voiced These Animated Characters!". M Magazine. Retrieved January 10, 2016.
  5. "Robert De Niro's Comedy 'War With Grandpa' Gets February Release". Variety. August 22, 2017.
  6. "Studio71 Adapting YA Novel 'Saving Zoë' Into Feature Starring Laura, Vanessa Marano". Tubefilter. August 24, 2017.
  7. Disney Channel (January 7, 2015). "Original Movie 'Bad Hair Day' Starring Laura Marano & Leigh-Allyn Baker to Premiere Friday, February 13 on Disney Channel". Press release. http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/2015/01/07/original-movie-bad-hair-day-starring-laura-marano-leigh-allyn-baker-to-premiere-friday-february-13-on-disney-channel/346885/. Retrieved January 7, 2015. 
  8. Antoine Delplanque (February 5, 2016). "Mère et fille, California Dream : la fiction avec Lubna Gourion (Plus belle la vie) et Laura Marano (Austin & Ally)". Toutelatele (in French). Retrieved June 18, 2016.
  9. "YEAY: Laura Marano Announces 'For the Record' Radio Disney Show". J-14. Retrieved November 19, 2016.
  10. Philiana Ng (June 17, 2014). "Teen Choice Awards Nominees: Selena Gomez, Austin Mahone and More". Hollywood Life. Retrieved June 17, 2014.
  11. Rebecca Macatee (February 20, 2015). "2015 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards Honor Nick Jones,Meryl Streep: See the Complete List of Nominees!". E! Online. Retrieved August 6, 2015.
  12. 12.0 12.1 "Wave 2 Nominees!". Teen Choice Awards. July 7, 2015. Archived from the original on April 11, 2016. Retrieved August 6, 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  13. Rebecca Macatee (February 20, 2015). "Kids' Choice Awards 2016 Nominations are in: Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Anna Kendrick & More Favorites Named". E! Online. Retrieved August 6, 2015.
  14. "The 2017 Detroit Film Critics Society Awards". Detroit Film Critics Society. Retrieved December 12, 2017.
  15. "2017 San Diego Film Critics Society's Award Nominations". San Diego Film Critics Society. December 9, 2017. Retrieved December 12, 2017.
  16. "2017 San Diego Film Critics Society Award Winners". San Diego Film Critics Society. December 11, 2017. Retrieved December 12, 2017.
  17. "'Blade Runner 2049 Leads the 2017 Seattle Film Critics Society Nominations". Seattle Film Critics Society. Retrieved December 13, 2017.
  18. "'The Shape of Water' Leads 2017 Florida Film Critics Awards Nominations". Florida Film Critics Circle. Retrieved December 21, 2017.
  19. "2017 FFCC Winners". Florida Film Critics Circle. Retrieved December 23, 2017.
  20. Neglia, Matt. "The 2017 Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) Nominations". NextBigPicture. Retrieved December 18, 2017.
  21. Hammond, Pete (December 6, 2017). "Critics' Choice Awards Nominations: 'The Shape Of Water' Leads With 14; Netflix Tops TV Contenders". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 7, 2017.
  22. "2017 Awards". Georgia Film Critics Association. January 8, 2018. Retrieved January 8, 2018.