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Zendaya Movies and TV Shows

From Disney to the Big Screen, Every Role Zendaya Has Played

Zendaya Movies and TV Shows
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It's Zendaya's world, and we're all just living in it — she sings, she dances, she acts! With her recent roles in "Spider-Man: No Way Home," "Dune," and "Malcolm & Marie" — and, of course, her leading part on the HBO series "Euphoria" — Zendaya is *the* moment. In 2020, her incredible performance in "Euphoria" earned her her first-ever Emmy win for outstanding lead actress in a drama series, making her the youngest lead actress and the second-ever Black actress in Emmys history to receive the award.

Even prior to this supernova of a moment for the actress, you've probably seen Zendaya around for a while. Before her historic win, she graced the silver screen as the trapeze artist Anne in "The Greatest Showman" and played the decidedly chill, deadpanned version of MJ in "Spider-Man: Homecoming." But perhaps Zendaya's most recognizable accomplishments before her foray into dramatic feature parts were her breakout roles on Disney Channel.

During her early years, Zendaya's résumé had Disney all over it. In 2010, she first graced the small screen as Rocky Blue, the precocious teen dancing sensation on the show "Shake It Up," which lasted three seasons on the family-friendly network. From 2015 to 2018, the actress also starred on Disney's "K.C. Undercover," in which she played a typical girl next door who also happens to be part of a family of spies. Her prolific Disney era included fun and frothy TV movies like "Frenemies" and "Zapped" as well.

And being the versatile actress she is, Zendaya has lent her voice to a few children's animated films. In the voice-acting world, she's probably best known for her role as "Smallfoot"'s Meechee, a young yeti who's been popularized by the viral "Zendaya is Meechee" meme. Zendaya's colorful voice-acting career also includes Lola Bunny in "Space Jam: A New Legacy," the lost duck Chi in "Duck Duck Goose," Fern the garden fairy in "Pixie Hollow Games," and the adorable pony Lollipop in "Super Buddies."

Zendaya's momentum is going strong, and she's undoubtedly skyrocketing beyond her Disney Channel roots. Clearly, she's booked and busy, as she's currently gearing up for the "Dune" sequel, prepping for Luca Guadagnino's sports drama "Challengers," and likely getting ready for the next season of "Euphoria." While we patiently await what's next for Zendaya, ahead are all of her TV and movie roles for you to enjoy.

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