Danielle Campbell is from Hinsdale, Illinois. Her parents are Georganne and John Campbell, and she has a younger brother, Johnny. She was discovered in a hair salon in Chicago. Her first big break was as a role of Gracey Hollander on Prison Break, appearing in five episodes. Later in 2013, she received a starring role in the television series The Originals, where she portrayed the role of a powerful witch named Davina.
She lived in Atlanta, Georgia, when filming The Originals, but moved out to Los Angeles and spends the rest of her time in Chicago, Illinois.
Some of her other work includes playing the lead role of Jessica Olsen in the Disney Channel Original movie Starstruck and the feature film, Prom. She also appeared in a commercial for Build-A-Bear Workshop and played the character of Darla in the 2008 movie The Poker House. In 2010, she appeared in the Disney television movie Starstruck and has signed a development deal with the company. She starred in the movie Prom, released on April 29, 2011, costarring with Nicholas Braun (Lloyd), Nolan Sotillo (Lucas), and Aimee Teegarden (Nova).
According to her, she was babysitting when she found out that she had been cast as Davina in The Originals. She also stated that she was a big fan of The Vampire Diaries herself.
In late 2016, Danielle started modeling. In 2017, she gets the cover of numerous magazines and models for numerous clothing lines, as well as starring in a fashion story. She also attends 2017 New York Fashion Week.
Television Edit Edit
- Prison Break (2006-2007)
- Zeke and Luthor (2010)
- Drop Dead Diva (2012)
- The Originals (2013-2018)
- Alive in Denver (pre-production)
Movies Edit Edit
- The Poker House (2008)
- Starstruck (2010; TV Movie)
- Prom (2011)
- Madea's Witness Protection (2012)
- Race to Redemption (2016)
- F*&% the Prom (2017)