Chuchran at the 2008 MovieGuide Faith and Values Awards Gala
|Born||Danielle Ryan Chuchran
June 9, 1993
Upland, California, U.S.
Danielle Ryan Chuchran (born June 9, 1993) is an American actress, having appeared in films since 2001. She played the role of Mary Ingalls in Little House on the Prairie (TV miniseries) and starred in the 2007 film The Wild Stallion (formerly Last of the Mustangs).
Life and career
Chuchran was born in Upland, California but moved to Utah as an infant. At the age of five, she decided she wanted to be in a Hawaiian Tropic beauty pageant; she placed first in the pageant and won the Most Photogenic, Best Hair, and Best Personality categories as well.
After landing several print ads, Chuchran signed with an agent. She landed her first two auditions and filmed two movies for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, one of which still plays at the Salt Lake Visitors Center. At the age of eight she co-starred in Little Secrets, a feature film with Vivica A. Fox, Evan Rachel Wood and Michael Angarano. Shortly thereafter she landed the role of Thing 1 in The Cat in the Hat feature. In 2007 she also starred as one of the children in Saving Sarah Cain as Anna Mae Cottrell.
Additional credits include the HBO movie Shot in the Heart and episodes of several TV series, among them Crossing Jordan, Girlfriends, Days of Our Lives and The District. On stage she appeared in the production of Elvis and Juliet, written by Mary Willard and directed by Ted Lange. She also appeared on The Bold And The Beautiful as a young Stephanie Forrester in flashbacks.
|2002||Handcart||Rescued Girl (uncredited)|
|2003||Cat in the Hat, TheThe Cat in the Hat||Thing One|
|2007||Saving Sarah Cain||Anna Mae Cottrell|
|2009||Wild Stallion, TheThe Wild Stallion||CJ|
|2010||Hunger Games: Katniss & Rue||Katniss Everdeen||Short film|
|2010||You're So Cupid!||Emma Valentine|
|2011||Hunger Games: The Second Quarter Quell||District One Girl||Short Film|
|2011||Scents and Sensibility||Margaret Dashwood|
|2011||Snow Beast||Emmy Harwood|
|2012||Abide with Me||Lucy||Short film|
|2012||12 Dogs of Christmas: Great Puppy Rescue||Emma||Completed|
|2013||Christmas For A Dollar||Verna Kamp||Post-production|
|2013||Dragon Lore: Curse of the Shadow||Nemyt|
|2013||Courting Miss Lancaster||Athena||Filming|
|2014||Fire City||Cornelia, The Interpreter of Signs||Post-Production|
|2001||Shot in the Heart||(uncredited)||TV movie|
|2002||District, TheThe District||Sheridan Haskell||Episode: "Faith"|
|2004||Girlfriends||Lily||Episode: "Good Catch or a Bad Hop?"|
|2004||Crossing Jordan||Amanda||Episode: "What Happens in Vegas Dies in Boston"|
|2005||Little House on the Prairie||Mary Ingalls||TV miniseries|
|2005||Without a Trace||Melissa||Episode: "The Innocents"|
|2006||Bold and the Beautiful, TheThe Bold and the Beautiful||Young Stephanie||3 episodes|
|2009||ER||Sloan||Episode: "And in the End..."|
|2011||Christmas Wish, AA Christmas Wish||Jeanie Bullington||TV movie|