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 22)
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006–present

Danielle Campbell (born January 30,[1] 1995[2][3]) is an American actress. She is known for her roles 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 starred on the television series The Originals[7] as Davina Claire from 2013–16.[4][5][8]

Early life[edit]

Campbell is from Hinsdale, Illinois.[2][3][4] Her parents are Georganne and John Campbell, and she has a younger brother.[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] with Sterling Knight the same year. Upon StarStruck's release, she signed a development deal with Disney. 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 was cast a starring role in the television series The Originals,[7][9] where she portrayed the role of a powerful sixteen-year-old witch named Davina for the series' first three seasons.[4][5][8] In late 2013, Campbell was announced to star in the 2015 film 16 South, alongside Luke Benward.[4][10] In April 2015 Campbell shot the movie Race To Redemption where she had the lead role, alongside Aiden Flowers and Luke Perry; the movie was released in 2016. Campbell was also set to play Ellie Reed in the 2016 television series SINs[11] and Maddy in the 2017 Fine Brothers production F*&% the Prom.

Personal life[edit]

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


Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2008 The Poker House Darla
2011 Prom Simone Daniels
2012 Madea's Witness Protection Cindy Needleman
2016 Race to Redemption Hannah Rhodes
2017 F*&% the Prom Maddy Post-production
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2006–2007 Prison Break Gracey Hollander 4 episodes
2010 Zeke and Luther Dani Episode: "Double Crush"
2010 Starstruck Jessica Olson Disney Channel Original Movie
2012 Drop Dead Diva Carla Middlen Episode: "Family Matters"
2013–2017 The Originals Davina Claire Main role (seasons 1–3); guest (season 4); 65 episodes
2017 Hell's Kitchen Herself Episode: "Aerial Maneuvers"
2017 Alive in Denver[12] TBA Main role, upcoming serie


  1. ^ Danielle Campbell [@daniellemcam] (January 30, 2012). "Thank you so much for all the happy birthdays guys!!! It means so much to me love you! Xoxoxoxo" (Tweet). Retrieved May 14, 2016 – via Twitter. 
  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". Hollywoodlife.com. 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". Whosay.com. November 24, 2013. Retrieved April 2, 2015. 
  6. ^ a b c d "Danielle Campbell interview on Miss O & Friends". Missoandfriends.com. Archived from the original on April 7, 2015. Retrieved April 3, 2015. 
  7. ^ a b "Danielle Campbell: On Kickboxing, Sunscreen, And Apples With Peanut Butter". Thenewpotato.com. 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". Hitfix.com. Retrieved March 24, 2015. 
  9. ^ Nellie Andreeva (February 8, 2013). "Danielle Campbell Joins ‘Vampire Diaries’ Spinoff, Chin Han To Recur On ‘Arrow’". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 14, 2016. 
  10. ^ "OFFICIAL WEBSITE FOR "16 South"". Hopekelley.com. Retrieved March 19, 2015. 
  11. ^ SINs, 2000-01-01, retrieved 2016-08-09 
  12. ^ "Danielle Campbell & Nathan Kress Star In Fullscreen Series ‘Alive In Denver’". Deadline.com. 14 August 2017. Retrieved 17 September 2017. 

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