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Danielle Harris          

Actress & Film Director; Best Known as a "Scream Queen" in Horror Films such as "Halloween" and the "Hatchet" trilogy

Danielle Harris is one of just a few actresses who has maintained popularity and value in the film and television industry, since starting out as a child star at the age of seven. She is considered the most recognizable female star in the horror genre.

Her journey into acting began in New York, when she was cast, at the age of seven, on the ABC daytime drama One Life to Live. With her growing popularity and her passion for acting, she moved with her supportive family to Los Angeles, to further pursue her acting career. On the very day she arrived in Los Angeles, Danielle was cast in the classic summer sleeper Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead, starring opposite Christina Applegate. Shortly after filming wrapped, Danielle landed a series-regular role on ABC's comedy hit Roseanne. Danielle and her family realized their move to Los Angeles was permanent! Danielle continued booking back-to-back jobs, including being directed by some of Hollywood's most iconic film directors such as Tony Scott, who hired her, starring opposite Bruce Willis in Shane Black's notorious The Last Boyscout. Rob Cohen cast Danielle in his epic mega-budget film Daylight, for Universal Studios, starring opposite Sylvester Stallone, shooting on location in Rome, Italy.

Danielle went on to star as fan favorite Jamie Lloyd in John Carpenter's Halloween IV, sealing her fame in the horror genre. Ms. Harris returned to the franchise starring as Annie Brackett, in the Rob Zombie directed Halloween I and II, for The Weinstein's Dimension Films.

With her success and enormous global fan base, Danielle found herself "back in blood" in the award- winning vampire drama, Stakeland, which premiered at the prestigious Toronto Film Festival in 2010, where she took home the Audience Choice Award. Danielle soon after was cast to star in the much-anticipated sequels to Adam Green's cult classic Hatchet franchise, further fortifying her demand in the genre. Danielle continued her role as "Scream Queen" in the lead role of Amy in See No Evil 2, for WWE Studio/Lionsgate.

Danielle has always been passionate about the workings of behind the scenes, in filmmaking. She wrote and directed Willie's Story (short), which was produced by MPI and Glass Eye Pix. This project showcases her strengths in directing, adding to her varied artistic talents. As she is with her acting, Danielle is a natural as a film director.

Danielle made her full-length feature film directorial debut in 2012 with Among Friends, a hip 1980's throwback Horror Comedy, about a dinner party gone terribly wrong. "This dinner party is gonna be KILLER…" Among Friends was shot in 10 days on a micro budget and quickly became a fan favorite, at genre film festivals across the globe. AMONG FRIENDS received US distribution by Grindstone/Lionsgate and Anchor Bay Canada. As well as the US and Canada, Among Friends was released in Germany, Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxemburg, going on to being distributed in Australia and New Zealand.

Danielle looks forward to being back in the director/producer's chair with her feature film Dead Week (working title), which has been optioned by writer Jenny Wingfield. Dead Week is currently being shopped to studios and Danielle hopes to start production soon, in Louisiana and Georgia.

Danielle currently resides in Los Angeles, with her husband David Gross and baby boy, Carter Davis Gross, born February 21, 2017.

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