Maiara Walsh is a Brazilian-American actress. She began her career in the mid 2000s, making her debut in an episode of Unfabulous. Her first starring role on television was as Meena Paroom on the Disney series Cory in the House. She next played recurring role Ana Solis on Desperate Housewives. She continued her career in the 2010s. During this period, she starred as Simone Sinclair on Switched at Birth. In the movies, she had appeared in the films General Education, The Prankster, The Starving Games, and Vanish. She had also guest starred on the TV shows Notorious and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D..