Danielle Rose Russell is an American model and actress, who despite her young age has made a name for herself in the entertainment industry. She has starred in a few movies and television shows which have endeared her to the hearts of many fans and admirers over the years.
Over the course of her career, She has been able to fulfill one of her life’s dreams, which is to work with one of her idols in Hollywood – Emma Stone. The two actresses appeared in the movie Aloha together in 2015. Keep reading to learn more about Danielle Rose Russell below.
Danielle Rose Russell’s Biography
Danielle Rose Russell was born in Pequannock Township, New Jersey in the United States of America on October 31, 1999. Though she was born in Pequannock County, Danielle was raised in West Milford, also in New Jersey.
She began modeling at a very tender age of ten and has appeared in a few commercials and advertisements. She made the switch to acting a few years later and cut her acting teeth by appearing in theatrical plays.
She then attended the Holy Spirit School in Pequannock, New Jersey where she appeared in several plays in the school. She finished her education and her coursework online, as she was already a star in the making before she left high school.
Movies And Television Shows
Danielle Rose Russell’s first movie appearance was in the action-packed thriller titled A Walk Among The Tombstones that was released in 2014. The movie was written and directed by Scott Frank and was based on a novel with the same name. Danielle appeared as Lucia Landau in the movie. She was next seen in the aforementioned romantic comedy titled Aloha. In the movie, she starred as Grace, the daughter of the lead character played by Bradley Cooper. Aloha was written, directed and produced by Cameron Crowe.
Danielle then starred in Pandemic, a 2016 Sci-Fi movie about a doctor who leads a group of highly trained men to find survivors of a worldwide pandemic. She starred as Meghan Thomas in the movie which included other cast members such as Rachel Nichols, Paul Guilfoyle, Mekhi Phifer, Missi Pyle, and several others.
In 2016, Danielle appeared in her first television show, The Last Tycoon. She played the role of Daria Miner, appearing in six episodes of this television show. The show had Matt Bomer, Kesley Grammer, Lily Collins and many well-known stars as main cast members.
Moving forward, in 2017, Danielle Rose Russell featured in the movie titled Wonder which was based on the critically acclaimed novel of the same title. At the moment, this is one of the most successful films that Danielle has ever featured in. It grossed over $300 million at the box office, having been made with a conservative budget of $20 million. Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Jacob Tremblay, and many more were among the movie’s cast. Danielle played the role of Miranda in the movie.
The talented actress then moved on to one of her most popular roles, as Hope Mikaelson in The Originals. The show was a spinoff of The Vampire Diaries – one of the most popular supernatural television series in Hollywood. Danielle’s character – Hope Mikaelson – was the daughter of Niklaus Mikaelson, a very feared and powerful werewolf and vampire hybrid.
Following her appearance on The Originals, Danielle starred in the film Measure of a Man in 2018. She appeared as Joanie Williams in the comedy-drama, which also starred gifted actors such as Blake Cooper, Luke Wilson, Donald Sutherland, and many more.
Danielle is currently a cast member on the television series Legacies – which is a spinoff of both The Vampire Diaries and its sequel, The Originals. She has been a cast member since 2018 and is one of the principal characters of the show.
Danielle Rose Russell’s Family Facts
• Danielle’s father, Walter Russell was a former singer, while her mother, Rosemary Russell (née Rado) was a former dancer and a member of an American precision dance company called The Rockettes.
• Having been born into a ‘Showbiz family’, the influences of her parent’s career rubbed off on her, as she also chose to follow in her parent’s footsteps from an early age, eventually leading her to Hollywood.