Vanessa Nicole Marano is an American actress, who is the older sister of Laura Marano.

Her Disney roles include additional voices in Disney/Pixar's Finding Nemo and herself in the 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards. She also portrayed Alise Jones in the CBS/ABC Studios TV show, Ghost Whisperer, Hope West in the ABC TV show, Scoundrels, Casey in the ABC TV show, Private Practice, and Bay Kennish in the Freeform TV show, Switched at Birth.



  • Vanessa and her sister both worked together in 7 episodes of Without a trace, on Finding Nemo, where they were additional voices, and they both starred in the "R" rated Crime-Drama Saving Zoe, which they also co-produced alongside their mother Ellen.
  • Vanessa has appeared in Grey's Anatomy and its spin-off series Private Practice and Station 19.
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