Juliette Danielle

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Juliette Danielle
Born Juliette Danielle Worden
(1980-12-08) December 8, 1980 (age 37)
Fort Smith, Arkansas, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2002–2003; 2011–present
Website juliettedanielle.com

Juliette Danielle Worden (born December 8, 1980)[1] is an American actress best known for her starring role in the 2003 film The Room.

Career[edit]

The Room[edit]

Danielle was the female lead in Tommy Wiseau's cult film The Room in which she plays protagonist Johnny's (Wiseau) scheming future wife, Lisa, although she was originally cast for the supporting role of Michelle.[2]

The film was initially a notable failure, garnering abysmal reviews and exceedingly low box office returns. Shortly after the film, Danielle gave up acting to pursue other careers. However the film went on to garner cult-success in various late night screenings, celebrating the film's disjointed dialog and inconsistent plot. Like many of the film's other actors, including Wiseau himself and Greg Sestero, Danielle has embraced the following the movie has achieved around the world, attending screenings and managing and using her Facebook page[3] to interact with her fans.

Her personal favorite line from the movie is, "Leave your stupid comments in your pocket."[2]

One of Danielle's most notable scenes in the movie was during a conversation with the character Michelle, when a pronounced bulge on her neck appeared several times under her red halter top.[4] That particular scene has been focused on in commentary and audience viewings. Danielle was puzzled by the phenomenon saying, "Can I just tell you that I've spent hours in front of the mirror trying to replicate that on purpose? I have no idea what was going on."[5][6]

Return to acting[edit]

In 2012, Danielle returned to acting[7] and appeared in Dead Kansas, Ghost Shark 2: Urban Jaws[8] and Till Morning.

Personal life[edit]

Danielle spent most of her early life in Sugar Land, Texas, a suburb of Houston.[2] She moved with her mother and sister to Los Angeles, California in the early 2000s, and decided to pursue an acting career.

Portrayal in The Disaster Artist[edit]

The 2017 film The Disaster Artist, starring James Franco,[9] dramatizes the events around the making of The Room.[10] Danielle is portrayed by actress Ari Graynor,[11][12] though Britney Spears was briefly considered for the role.[13][14][15]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role
2002 Tempus Fugit (short) College student
2003 The Room Lisa
2013 Dead Kansas Rebecca
2013 Till Morning (short) Evie
2015 Ghost Shark 2: Urban Jaws Elsie Grey

References[edit]

  1. ^ "How Accurate is The Disaster Artist? The True Story of Tommy Wiseau". HistoryvsHollywood.com. Retrieved 2017-12-03.
  2. ^ a b c Ryan, Andie (July 15, 2011). "Interview with The Room's Juliette Danielle". www.praxismagazine.com. Retrieved 2017-12-03.
  3. ^ "Juliette Danielle". www.facebook.com.
  4. ^ Lisa and Michelle has a conversation., 2015-11-10, retrieved 2017-12-03
  5. ^ Grass, Jonathan (November 15, 2014). "Juliette Danielle discusses starring in 'The Room', thoughts on Huntsville, new Kickstarter". AL.com. Retrieved 2017-12-03.
  6. ^ Dickson, EJ (June 28, 2013). "Lisa Exits "The Room"". The Awl. Retrieved 2017-12-03.
  7. ^ "IAmA Juliette Danielle (Lisa from The Room)". reddit IAmA. Retrieved 22 March 2012.
  8. ^ Juliette Danielle on IMDb
  9. ^ Chang, Justin (2017-11-30). "James Franco's 'The Disaster Artist' is a hilarious, heartening celebration of failure". Los Angeles Times. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved 2017-12-03.
  10. ^ Zuckerman, Esther (December 1, 2017). "How 'The Disaster Artist' Recreated the Low-Budget Costumes of 'The Room'". Racked. Retrieved 2017-12-03.
  11. ^ Page-Kirby, Kristen (2017-12-01). "The moment in 'The Disaster Artist' that's too real to be funny". Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved 2017-12-03.
  12. ^ Marine, Brooke (November 30, 2017). "Ari Graynor on the Meta-Absurdism of 'The Disaster Artist', and Its Depiction of the Troublesome Sex Scene in 'The Room'". W Magazine. Retrieved 2017-12-03.
  13. ^ Musto, Michael (November 20, 2017). "Gigi Gorgeous: Don't Ask Me The Genital Question!". LOGO News. Retrieved 2017-12-03.
  14. ^ Schwerdtfeger, Conner (December 1, 2017). "Apparently The Disaster Artist Originally Wanted To Cast Britney Spears". CINEMABLEND. Retrieved 2017-12-03.
  15. ^ Watkins, Gwynne (November 30, 2017). "Britney Spears in 'The Disaster Artist'? Ari Graynor reveals how she beat out pop star for breakout role". Yahoo! Entertainment. Retrieved 2017-12-03.

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