Caroline Sunshine landed her first lead role when she was in Kindergarten; she played Goldilocks in a classroom play then went on to act with the Orange County Children's Theater. She also danced competitively with the South Coast Performing Arts studio in Tustin, California. Caroline began auditioning for roles when she was in sixth grade. She landed her first professional role in a commercial for a talking doll called Amazing Allysen. She was also cast as Barbara Winslow in the movie, "Marmaduke." In 2010, she co-starred in Disney's hit show, "Shake it Up!" as Tinka Hessenheffer. In the show, she's Gunther's fraternal twin sister!