Vanessa Marano was born on October 31, 1992 in Los Angeles, California. She is an actress best known for her roles on Without a Trace as Jack Malone’s older daughter Hanna and on Gilmore Girls as April Nardini. Vanessa first got exposed into acting at the tender age of 2 and has since worked on several projects both on the big and small screen.
Marano, who is the older sister of Laura Marano, is also credited for her work in The Comback, The Clique, The Closer, Ghost Whisperer, Six Feet Under, Hell on Earth, and The Young and the Restless where she appeared as Eden. In 2010, she was cast on the ABC crime comedy series Scoundrels as Hope West. The actress also got the role of Bay Kennish on the ABC Family drama Switched at Birth.