Monique Coleman is an American actress and singer. She first appeared in the 1995 short film Mother of the River. Later, she had her first television role in the TV movie The Ditchdigger’s Daughters. In the 2000s, she made one-time roles in Strong Medicine, Strong Medicine, and Veronica Mars, to name a few. Coleman gained recognition for starring as Taylor McKessie in the Disney TV film High School Musical. She reprised her role in the sequels High School Musical 2 and High School Musical 3: Senior Year. At the same time, she competed in Dancing with the Stars Season 3. In the 2010s, she had roles in the films Promise Rings, Free the Nipple, and Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List.