The Gallaghers' neighbor, the sassy, sexy Veronica is always willing and able to lend a hand. V and her man Kev are totally hot for each other, and their wild sex life borders on adventuresome. But the desire for a baby, and the great lengths she's gone to conceive, are about to pay off in unimaginable ways.
Shanola Hampton currently stars alongside Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy, and Joan Cusack On Showtime's endearing drama SHAMELESS. Shanola stars as Veronica Fischer, the helpful and loveable friend to Fiona Gallagher (Rossum).
Hampton recently completed production on the independent film THEY DIE BY DAWN, starring alongside Rosario Dawson, Idris Elba, and Erykah Badu. The film is about four outlaws with a bounty on each head that set a date for a shootout -- the last one standing takes the collective bounty. Hampton also recently wrapped production on the independent feature THINGS NEVER SAID, in which she stars opposite Dorian Missick, Omari Hardwick, and Michael Beach.
Hampton has played a wide variety of television roles, including stints on MIAMI MEDICAL, ELI STONE, PEPPER DENNIS, RELATED, SCRUBS, STRONG MEDICINE, and REBA. Film credits include THE MOSTLY UNFABULOUS LIFE OF ETHAN GREEN, YOU AGAIN, and THE HANGED MAN.
Born in Long Island, New York and raised in Summerville, South Carolina, Hampton is one of four sisters. She earned her undergraduate degree from Winthrop University before receiving her Masters Degree in Fine Arts from The University of Illinois. A fitness buff, Hampton swims and does Pilates to stay in shape. Hampton currently resides in Los Angeles, California.