Shanola Hampton is an American actress best known for her starring role as Veronica Fisher in the comedy-drama television series Shameless, since 2011.
She is also known for her recurring television roles as Flash on Related (2005-2006) and as Nurse Graceffa in Miami Medical, in 2010.
Hampton appeared in the Touchstone feature comedy You Again, directed by Andy Fickman. Her television appearances have included stints on Eli Stone, Pepper Dennis, Scrubs, Strong Medicine and Reba.
Her feature film credits include The Mostly Unfabulous Life of Ethan Green 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.
Hampton currently resides in Los Angeles.