Danielle Campbell

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Danielle Campbell
Danielle Campbell at PaleyFest 2014.jpg
Campbell at PaleyFest 2014 for The Originals
Born (1995-01-30) January 30, 1995 (age 20)
Hinsdale, Illinois, United States
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006–present

Danielle Campbell (born January 30, 1995)[1][2] is an American actress known for her role as Jessica in the Disney Channel Original Movie StarStruck and as Simone in the Disney film Prom, and currently stars on the television series The Originals as Davina.

Life and career[edit]

Campbell is from Hinsdale, Illinois.[3] Her parents are Georganne and John Campbell, and she has a younger brother, Johnny. She was discovered in a hair salon in Chicago.[2][4] And her first big break was as a guest star on Prison Break, appearing in five episodes. She also appeared in a nationwide 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 Channel television series Zeke and Luther, portraying Dani before starring in the television movie StarStruck in the same year. Upon StarStruck's release, she had signed a development deal with the company. She starred in the movie Prom, released on April 29, 2011, co-starring with Nicholas Braun, Nolan Sotillo and Aimee Teegarden. In 2013, she received a starring role in the television series The Originals, where she portrays the role of a powerful, sixteen-year-old witch named Davina. In late 2013, Campbell was announced to star in the 2014 film 16 South, alongside Luke Benward.[5]


Year Title Role Notes
2006–2007 Prison Break Gracey Hollander 5 episodes
2010 Zeke and Luther Dani Episode: "Double Crush"
2012 Drop Dead Diva Carla Middlen Episode: "Family Matters"
2013–present The Originals Davina Claire Main cast
Year Title Role Notes
2008 The Poker House Darla
2010 Starstruck Jessica Olson Disney Channel Original Movie
2011 Prom Simone Daniels First theatrical main character role
2012 Madea's Witness Protection Cindy Needleman Main role
2014 16 South Katie Baker Lead role (pre-production)
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Build-A-Bear Workshop Young Girl Minor role


  1. ^ Campbell, Danielle (January 30, 2012). "Thank you so much for all the happy birthdays guys!!! It means so much to me love you! Xoxoxoxo". Twitter. Retrieved January 30, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Metz, Nina (November 30, 2013). "Hey, you're grounded". Chicago Tribune. 
  3. ^ Pearlman, Cindy (April 24, 2011). "Hinsdale teen Danielle Campbell all dressed up for Disney’s film 'Prom'". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved November 2013. 
  4. ^ Admin. "Danielle Campbell Starstruck". Breaking News Views. Archived from the original on March 23, 2010. Retrieved November 2013. 
  5. ^ "Danielle Campbell to star in 16 South". IMDb Pro. November 26, 2013. Retrieved November 2013. 

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