Born on November 6, 1986 in San Antonio, Texas, actress Katie Leclerc was cast as Daphne Vasquez in the 2011 ABC Family series Switched at Birth. She plays a girl who lost her hearing as a child due to meningitis and later finds out that she was supposed to be raised by a wealthy family instead of her single mom.
While she may not be a familiar face on television yet, Katie Leclerc started her professional acting career with a role in Veronica Mars in 2005. She then got the role of Sara in the series Fashion House the next year, before taking on guest roles on numerous shows. She was in Saints & Sinners, The Naked Trucker and T-Bones Show, and The Riches. She also played Mila on one episode of The Ex-List. On the big screen, Leclerc got by with appearances on Flying By and The Inner Circle. She also made an appearance in the 2010 MTV show The Hard Times of RJ Berger.
2011: Switched at Birth (TV series) - Daphne Vasquez
2011: The Ones - Katie
2010: The Hard Times of RJ Berger (TV series) - Deaf Girl
2009: The Inner Circle - Claire
2009: Flying By - Ally
2008: The Ex List (TV series) - Mila
2008: The Riches (TV series) - Teen Girl
2007: The Naked Trucker and T-Bones Show (TV series) - Tokersville Queen
2007: Saints & Sinners (TV series) - Bride
2006: Fashion House (TV series) - Sara
2005: Veronica Mars (TV series) - Crystal