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Danielle Campbell

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Danielle Campbell
Danielle Campbell at PaleyFest 2014.jpg
Campbell at PaleyFest in 2014 for The Originals
Born (1995-01-30) January 30, 1995 (age 21)
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006–present

Danielle Campbell (born January 30,[1] 1995)[2][3] is an American actress known for her role as Jessica Olson in the Disney Channel Original Movie StarStruck[2][4][5][6] and as Simone Daniels in the Disney film Prom.[2][5] She currently stars on the television series The Originals[7] as Davina Claire.[4][5][8]

Life and career

Campbell is from Hinsdale, Illinois.[2][3][4] Her parents are Georganne and John Campbell, and she has a younger brother, Johnny.[2][4] She was discovered in a hair salon in Chicago at the age of 10.[2][4][6][8] Her first big break was as a guest star on Prison Break,[3][5] appearing in five episodes.[4] She also appeared in a nationwide commercial for Build-A-Bear Workshop[2][4] 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,[3] portraying Dani before starring in the television movie StarStruck[2][4][5][6] in the same year. Upon StarStruck's release, she had signed a development deal with the company. She starred in the movie Prom,[5] released on April 29, 2011, co-starring with Nicholas Braun, Nolan Sotillo and Aimee Teegarden.[2] In 2013, she received a starring role in the television series The Originals,[7] where she portrays the role of a powerful sixteen-year-old witch named Davina.[4][5][8] In late 2013, Campbell was announced to star in the 2015 film 16 South, alongside Luke Benward.[4][9] In April 2015 Campbell shot the movie Race To Redemption where she has the lead role, alongside Aiden Flowers and Luke Perry. The movie is set to release in 2016.[10] [11]

She lives in Atlanta, Georgia[3][4][8] while filming The Originals and the rest of the time in Chicago, Illinois.[5][6]


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
2015 16 South Katie Baker Lead role; pre-production
2015 Race To Redemption Hannah Rhodes Lead role
Year Title Role Notes
2006–2007 Prison Break Gracey Hollander 5 episodes
2008 Build-A-Bear Workshop Young Girl Commercial
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


  1. ^ Danielle Campbell (January 30, 2012). "Thank you so much for all the happy birthdays guys!!! It means so much to me love you! Xoxoxoxo". Twitter. Retrieved March 19, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Nina Metz (April 26, 2011). "Hey, you're grounded". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved March 19, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Danielle Campbell". Retrieved March 29, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Courtney Crowder (October 5, 2014). "'Originals' actress goes from Hinsdale to Hollywood". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved March 22, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h "Danielle Campbell's Biography on WhoSay". November 24, 2013. Retrieved April 2, 2015. 
  6. ^ a b c d "Danielle Campbell interview on Miss O & Friends". Retrieved April 3, 2015. 
  7. ^ a b "Danielle Campbell: On Kickboxing, Sunscreen, And Apples With Peanut Butter". December 8, 2014. Retrieved March 27, 2015. 
  8. ^ a b c d Liane Bonin Starr (April 15, 2014). "Interview: 'The Originals' ' Danielle Campbell talks life, death and Marcel". Retrieved March 24, 2015. 
  9. ^ "OFFICIAL WEBSITE FOR "16 South"". Retrieved March 19, 2015. 
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