Shanola Hampton

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Shanola Hampton
Hampton in March 2012
Born Shanola Hampton
(1977-05-27) May 27, 1977 (age 38)
Occupation Actress
Years active 2001–present

Shanola Hampton (born May 27, 1977) is an American actress best known for her work as Veronica Fisher on Showtime dramedy "Shameless."


Hampton has appeared in several television series, such as Shameless, Reba, Popular, Scrubs, Criminal Minds, Related, and Miami Medical. She has also had roles in the movies: The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green, The Hanged Man, and You Again.[1]

She had her face modeled for the video game Left 4 Dead 2.[2]

Shanola Hampton graduated from Winthrop University with a degree in Theater and holds a Masters of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of Illinois.


In Summer 2010, Hampton was cast as a series regular on the Showtime dramedy Shameless as Veronica Fisher, a role for which she has received critical acclaim. On February 1, 2012, the series was renewed for a third season, which began shooting on June 27, 2012 and premiered on Sunday, January 13, 2013. On January 29, 2013, Showtime renewed Shameless for a fourth season, which premiered on January 12, 2014. On February 18, 2014, Showtime renewed Shameless for a fifth season, which premiered on January 11, 2015. On January 12, 2015, Showtime renewed Shameless for a sixth season.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Hampton is married to Daren Dukes. Together they have one daughter, Cai MyAnna, born January 2014.[4]


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