Dove Olivia Cameron (born January 15, 1996) is an American actress and singer who stars in the Disney Channel Original Comedy series, Liv and Maddie. Cameron portrays both identical twins, Liv and Maddie on the show.
Cameron was born in Seattle, Washington to Philip Alan Hosterman and Bonnie Wallace.  At the age of eight, she began acting in community theater. When Cameron was fourteen she moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting professionally. There she attended Burbank High School and sang in their National Championship Show Choir.
Dove Cameron first made her big appearance as Holly Hermiker in the hit Showtime series Shameless. She was in two episodes of the show, "Father's Day" and "A Beautiful Mess." She then later made another big television appearance as Charlotte Anne Jane in an episode of The Mentalist titled "Devil's Cherry".
Later in 2012 she went to Utah and started filming a new Disney Channel Original Movie titled Cloud 9. Cameron starred as Kayla Morgan, in the snowboarding-comedy film produced by Ashley Tisdale and Shaun White. She starred alongside other known Disney Channel stars. It was first announced to the public that Dove Cameron would be joining the Disney Channel team by Disney Channel head Gary Marsh at the 2013 Disney Upfront Event. Cameron posted a picture early 2013 of her doing basketball training. This training was to prepare for her role of Maddie because Maddie is the captain of her school's basketball team. Dove Cameron attended the Radio Disney music awards in 2013, with the cast of Liv and Maddie.
It was announced that Dove Cameron, would star alongside Hailee Stienfeld in the new movie Barely Lethal, which premiered sometime in 2014. Cameron played the queen bee of the school, Liz Larson.
Dove starred in the 2015 Disney Channel original movie, Descendants, which premiered in 2015. She portrayed Mal, the daughter of Maleficent, as well as in the 2017 sequel, Decedents 2. Cameron starred in the live TV show version of Hairspray, which came out on December 7, 2016.