Danielle Panabaker was born on September 19, 1987 in Augusta, Georgia to parents Harold and Donna Panabaker. Her nationality is American. She has a younger sister named Kay Panabaker who also happens to be an actress and a zoologist. Danielle’s father’s sales job forced the family to spend their early life all over the country and so the family spend some time in South Carolina, Pennsylvania and also a short time in Orange, Texas. It was during a summer camp that Danielle took a theater class and started enjoying acting. She then started acting in community theatres since she was 12 and later she kept auditioning for commercials.
Once the family moved to Illinois in year 2000, Danielle attended Crone Middle School. Later she went to Neuqua Valley High School where she participated in the speech team. At a small age of 14, Danielle graduated from high school. In order to pursue her dreams, Danielle, along with her sister and mother moved to Los Angeles in 2003. She went to Glendale Community College to study acting. She graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Arts in 2007 from University of California.
Danielle Panabaker is a volunteer for various organisations which include ‘UNICEF’, ‘The Art of Elysium’ and ‘Young Storytellers Foundation’. She got engaged to Hayes Robbins in 2016 and married him on June 24, 2017. Danielle is quite active on social media amassing 2 million followers on instagram and 610k on twitter. She keeps her fans updated about her work.
Danielle Panabaker has been active in the Hollywood industry for over a decade. She has done many films and won several awards. She got a role in the series ‘The Guardian’ which won her the ‘Young Artist Award’. She has appeared on various other series such as ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’, ‘Summerland’, ‘Medium’, ‘Malcolm in the Middle’ and ‘Stuck in the Suburbs’. She has also made an appearance in the Lifetime Television productions ‘Mom at Sixteen’, ‘Sex and the Single Mom’ and ‘Empire Falls’.
In the year 2004, Danielle starred in “Searching for David’s Heart” opposite Ricky Ullman. She co-starred in ‘Sky High’ and ‘Yours, Mind and ours’ in the following year. Her next role was along with Haley Joel Osment and Ryan Merriman in the film ‘Home of the Giants’, which was released in 2008. She was given a supporting role in ‘Mr. Brooks’ alongside Kevin Costner. Danielle was called to play in the television drama ‘Shark’ as Julie Stark, who was the daughter of the main character. She got a regular role in this series which lasted for a couple of years. In 2009, Danielle played the role of Jenna, the leading character of film ‘Friday the 13th’. She went on to play in films like ‘The Crazies’ and ‘The Ward’.
Last Modified: Mar 8, 2020