Veronica Louise Dunne is an American actress, voice actress and writer, who, for Disney, , portrayed Marisa K.C. Cooper ‘s best friend in the Disney Channel Original Series, K.C. Undercover. She also made guest appearances in The Suite Life on Deck as Tiffany, Austin & Ally as Emily, According to Jim as Lauren, Kickin’ It as Taylor, and Walk the Prank as herself. Additionally, she voiced Janna Ordonia in Star vs. the Forces of Evil.
Born age: March 2, 1995, 29 years old and 0 months, Malibu, California, USA
Sun Sign: Pisces
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Green
Height: 5’7″ – 1.70 m)
Measurements: 35-25-36 in – 86-63.5-91.5 cm
Bra size: 32C US – 70C EU
Father: Murphy Dunne
Mother: Kristine Dunne
She is from Malibu, California. She dated actor Max Ehrich for three years before splitting in July 2017. Subsequently, she began dating Taylor Noblett, but they have since split.
Veronica Dunne got admission to Carnegie Mellon University. However, she decided to defer her studies so that she could focus on her acting career.
Veronica’s father, Murphy Dunne, was closely associated with theatre. This way, she was exposed to acting from an early age. Her debut play was Cinderella, produced under ‘Lythgoe Family Production’ house. In the play, Veronica got to share the stage with Hollywood veterans like Jennifer Leigh Warren and Freddie Stroma. Thereafter, Veronica starred in a couple of stage plays namely Into the Woods, Chicago, and Cabaret. She moved to New York for the play Black Suits, written by ‘Smash’ fame Joe Iconis. Her career took a major turn after that. She got an offer to play the role of Marisa Clark in Disney’s then-upcoming television series, K.C Undercover. At the same time, Veronica auditioned for the lead role of Sophie in the Broadway Production, ‘Mamma Mia.’ She cleared both the auditions, but eventually chose the role of Marisa over Sophie.
The character of Marisa brought Veronica the much-needed fame. The party-animal, chirpy and stylish best-friend of the lead, K’.C. Cooper’ became everyone’s favorite television character. For the role, her personal experiences in high school came in handy. Veronica found herself a lot like Marisa. Veronica managed to not get overshadowed by Zendaya Coleman, who played the lead role and is an established Disney’s in-house actress.
Veronica had earlier shown her acting skills in other Disney hit shows, such as Austin & Ally, The Suite Life on Deck, and Disney X D’s Kickin It. She also played the main lead as Lauren in the episode, According to Jim. Veronica made her silver screen debut with the 2009 film, Locker Love in which she played the role of Sarah Meyers. Her filmography includes two shorts films namely Couch and Our Wild Hearts released in 2011, and 2013, respectively.
Veronica regards actresses like Jennifer Lawrence and Lucille Ball as her inspiration. Though, her all-time favorite is Marylin Monroe.
Veronica’s fans got to see her musical talent when she performed at the 2014 Spotlight Awards Gala hosted by The Music Center of Los Angeles.
Known for roles in television series such as Kickin’ It, Austin and Ally, and The Suite Life on Deck, she landed her first series regular role on the Disney Channel original series K.C. Undercover as Marisa.
Veronica terms herself a complete musical theater nerd. She admits that she loves sleeping and can be found napping around on the sets.
She had an early television appearance in an episode of According to Jim in 2008. Her first movie role came in 2009 when she appeared in Locker Love.
She was accepted into the prestigious Carnegie Mellon music program but had to delay her enrollment due to a possible Broadway opportunity.
She starred opposite Kamil McFadden on K.C. Undercover and has shared several Instagram photos with him.
In 2009, she was first seen in the short romantic film Locker Love.
However, her first theatrical film appearance was in the drama flick, A Woman Called Job, released in December 2014.
First TV Show
In 2008, Veronica made her TV show debut in an episode of the comedy and romance series, According to Jim.
Veronica Dunne Favorite Things
Foundation – Giorgio Armani Foundation
Mascara – Colossal Volume by Maybelline
Hair Product – 10 leave-in conditioner spray
Dream Meal – Pepperoni Pizza and cookie dough
Footwear – Booties or Stuart Weitzman over-the-knee boots
Red Carpet Style Icon – Kate Hudson
Hollywood Crush – Tony Goldwyn
Go-To Karaoke Jam – Any song by the Spice Girls
Dream Musical Theatre Role – Fanny Brice in Funny Girl and Glinda in Wicked
TV Show – Girls
Emoji – Monkey with eyes covered
Veronica Dunne Facts
When she was giving a screen test for her role in C. Undercover, she had also cleared an audition for a role in the Broadway production of Mamma Mia! She had to eventually give up on the play to work on TV series.
Veronica Dunne is fond of tattoos and has got “These too shall pass“ inscribed on her left arm and had got a tiny heart tattooed on the inside of her right wrist.
She was cast in the recurring role of Taylor in the comedy television series Kickin It in 2014. The show stars Leo Howard, Dylan Riley Snyder, Mateo Arias, Olivia Holt, Alex Christian Jones, and Jason Earles.
She started her fascination with acting by appearing in musical theater plays.
In 2016, Veronica Dunne provided vocals to the character of Janna in the animated fantasy adventure magical girl television series Star vs. the Forces of Evil.
Some of her hobbies include singing, dancing, watching movies, and spending time at the beach.
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