Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman, better known as simply Zendaya, is an American actress, singer, dancer, and model. She appeared on the Disney Channel sitcom Shake It Up from 2010-2013 as Rocky Blue. She also starred in the 2012 Disney Channel Original Movie Frenemies, and guest starred as Sequoia Jones in the A.N.T. Farm episode "creative consultANT" and as herself in the Disney Channel reality series PrankStars. In 2014, she starred as Zoey Stevens in the Disney Channel Original Movie Zapped.

In addition, she voiced the character Fern in the 2011 Pixie Hollow Games TV special, also singing the theme song, "Dig Down Deeper". She also played Maya Calais in the ABC TV show, Black-ish.

She protrayed the main character, K.C. Cooper, in K.C. Undercover from 2015-2018 and Michelle Jones in Spider-Man: HomecomingSpider-Man: Far From Home, and Spider-Man: No Way Home. She voiced Libby Tandertiano in Soul.

Disney Roles

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Trivia

  • Zendaya always goes by her first name.
  • She gained fame for playing Rocky Blue on the Disney Channel show Shake It Up.
    • Zendaya was 14 when she first started out at Disney.
  • Zendaya wanted to "re-invent" MJ before getting the role of Michelle. This is something Marvel also wanted to do before Zendaya was cast.[1]
  • She filmed another movie during the Coronavirus pandemic in June 2020 and had to test for the virus a lot.
  • She was a part of Disney for 8 years.
  • Zendaya won her first Enemy Award in 2020 for her role of Rue in "Euphoria".

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