Laura Marano is a young Disney star who became known for her role as Ally on the show Austin & Ally (2011) and her voice-over jobs in the commercially successful animated films namely Finding Nemo (2003) and Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006). Besides acting, Laura also has her music career with the presence of her four solo songs and one duet with Ross Lynch in the soundtrack album Austin & Ally: Turn It Up (2013) and many other records. Laura has won Kid's Choice Awards for Favourite TV Actress and Remi Awards for Rising Actress in 2015.
Marano was born to a college professor Damiano Marano and a former actress Ellen Marano who is the owner of Agoura Children's Theatre. She started acting when she was five. She starred in the movie The Jacket (2005) with Oscar-winning actor Adrien Brody before beginning Disney career.
Lauraenjoys school, soccer, piano, hip-hop, tap dancing and singing.