Marano at the Saturn Awards in 2011
Vanessa Nicole Marano
October 31, 1992
Vanessa Nicole Marano (born October 31, 1992) is an American actress. She has starred in television movies and had recurring roles in such series as , Without a Trace , Gilmore Girls , Ghost Whisperer and Scoundrels . Since June 2011, she has starred as The Young and the Restless Bay Kennish on . Switched at Birth
Vanessa Marano began acting professionally when she was seven years old.
According to an interview with her sister, her mother did not want either of her children to have careers in show business, and took her to an agent that she believed was most likely to turn kids down, only to find that she was accepted. Laura, who was on the scene with her also impressed the agency. [1 ] Since then, she worked for productions at the [2 ] Stage Door Theater. Her first major roles on television have been as Jack Malone's older daughter in (she and real life sister Laura play sisters), Valerie's stepdaughter in Without a Trace and as April Nardini in The Comeback . She also played Layne Abeley in Gilmore Girls based on the books by The Clique Lisi Harrison and Samantha Combs in . Marano starred in an episode of Dear Lemon Lima alongside Ghost Whisperer Jennifer Love Hewitt. Marano played Eden on and Hope on The Young and the Restless . Since June 2011, she has starred as Scoundrels Bay Kennish on the ABC Family show . Switched at Birth [3 ]
Personal life [ edit ]
Vanessa Marano was born in Los Angeles, California. Her mother, Ellen,
is the owner of [4 ] Agoura Children's Theatre. Her younger sister, [5 ] Laura, is a star on Disney Channel's . Her father is of Italian descent. Austin & Ally Besides English, Marano speaks fluent [6 ] Italian. She is attending a community college. [7 ] [5 ]
Filmography [ edit ]
Television [ edit ]
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References [ edit ]
^ Jeffrey Dransfeldt (2009-01-25). "Agoura Hills sisters are young stars on the rise". Ventura County Star . Retrieved . 2013-02-07
^ "Laura Marano on "The Better Show. "" . ErgMarano (Originally: " YouTube The Better Show"). 2013-11-05 . Retrieved . 2014-06-20
^ Barney, Chuck. "Chuck Barney: 'Switched at Birth' another winner for ABC Family." San Jose Mercury News, June 29, 2011. Accessed on July 18, 2011.
^ Agoura's Children's Theatre (ed.). "Improvisation".
^ a b "11 Questions with "Switched at Birth" Star Vanessa Marano!". 6 June 2011 . Retrieved . 14 April 2012
^ Mulcahy, Jr., Kevin (2011-06-03). "Q&A: Switched at Birth's Vanessa Marano". welovesoaps.net . Retrieved . 5 August 2011
^ "2011 Teen Choice Awards winners". Popcrush. August 7, 2011 . Retrieved . February 25, 2013
^ Ng, Philiana (May 22, 2013). "Teen Choice Awards: 'Twilight: Breaking Dawn - Part 2' Leads First Wave of Nominees". The Hollywood Reporter . Retrieved . May 23, 2013
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