Maybe best known for her character Davina Claire on the CW’s The Originals, Danielle Campbell has been building her stardom over the last few years. Danielle’s large and small screen presence can be captivating due to a combination of beauty and acting talent. Read on below to find out more about this rising Hollywood star!
Exactly Who is Danielle Campbell
Danielle was born Danielle Marie Campbell in Hinsdale, Illinois, on January 30, 1995. She first broke into Hollywood in the 2006 – 2007 season of the FOX Network’s series Prison Break. Danielle would guest-star in five episodes.
Work continued to come in for Danielle; her next project was a television commercial for Build-A-Bear Workshop. Danielle would get her first big-screen role as Darla in the film The Poker House. Continuing to stay busy, Danielle would do work in several movie and television programs throughout the following years. Some of her next projects would include a new television series titled All American and the movies Ghost Light and American Pets.
Were you still wanting to know more about Danielle? Keep reading to find out seven more interesting facts about this talented actress!
A Chance Discovery
In one of the more unlikely places to start an acting career, Danielle first caught the eye of someone in the television industry while in a Chicago, Illinois hair salon at the age of ten. It is unknown and has not been made public who first discovered Danielle, but it is clear she left a lasting impression on someone in Hollywood circles. It is lucky for all of her fans Danielle decided to get her hair done that day!
An Intense First Role
It is already known that Danielle’s first role was on the series Prison Break for five episodes. On the show, she played the character of a young child that a sexual predator would end up kidnapping. An intense role to step into for anyone, much less someone as young as Danielle was at that time. The part would not leave any lasting scarring on Danielle, and she has continued to work and grow as a talented young actress.
Big on Social Media
Danielle has an active social media presence and often posts comments and a lot of photos. You can find her on a number of social media outlets.
Arguably more active on Instagram, Danielle has over three million followers on the platform. You can find her on Instagram at theDaniellecampbell. You can find her on Facebook with her more than one million followers at OffcialDanielleCampbell. If Twitter is your go-to platform, Danielle is there at DCampbellN12 and has around five thousand followers.
Big on Social Issues
Not only active and engaging with her fans, but Danielle is also engaged and does work for a number of social issues as well. She has been part of the Stand Up to Cancer campaign. She has done work in Guatemala and other areas around the world facing poverty with the group Heifer International. This group works to help provide sustainable commerce and agricultural programs in these more impoverished areas.
More Than an Actress
Danielle has also found time for music and modeling to go along with her social activism and film and television work. She appeared in the Jesse McCartney music video Better with You. Danielle has appeared on several magazine covers that include Bombshell and Bella.
Her Disney Roles
Although Danielle never signed an exclusive contract with Disney, she has been in several Disney films and television shows. She was Simone on the big screen in the Disney film Prom, and on the small screen as Jessica Olson in the Disney Channel Orginal movie StarStruck. Danielle was Dani on the series Zeke and Luther, and on Marvel’s Runaways, she played the character, Eiffel. That is quite a bit of work for one company, but Danielle chose to remain a free agent, though she had an agent, and work on many non-Disney projects as well.
Taking it a Bit Slower Than Others
Active but not overdoing things, Danielle has been in around ten movies and about as many television programs. She has accumulated around 21 acting credits spread between the two mediums to her name.
This is not the break-neck pace that other actresses and actors have taken, but Danielle has continued to work consistently. Her work has been enough to keep her star shining and on the minds of her many fans!
Now you know a little bit more about this still rising Hollywood star. Danielle Campbell has a presence on film that is hard to look away from, and her engagement with her fans on social media makes her only that much more endearing. A talented actress with a passion for social issues affecting the world, Danielle is a young actress that we should be hearing and seeing more from for many years to come!