Laura Marie Marano (born November 29, 1995) is an American actress and singer, who is known for her role as Ally Dawson on the Disney Channel Original Series Austin & Ally, and voices Rachel on the Disney XD animated series Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja and Veronica in Pickle and Peanut . She guest starred as Fangs in one episode of Liv & Maddie. She played Monica Reeves in the 2015 Disney Channel Original Movie Bad Hair Day. She will also be starring in the Disney Channel Original Movie Pop Star Christmas as Jazz Brown. She also portrayed Young Tracy in the ABC TV show FlashFoward and also did additional voices in Finding Nemo.
Laura is the younger sister of actress Vanessa Marano.