Danielle Harris is an American ﬁlm and television actress best known for her work in the HALLOWEEN series. Harris was born in Daytona Beach, Florida but was raised in Queens, New York after she won a children’s beauty contest. This win was the start to her professional career starring in several television commercials and is what eventually led to her ﬁrst acting role.
In 1985, a young Danielle Harris made her debut as Sammi Garretson in the ABC soap opera, One Life To Live. She played this character for three years. But Danielle’s career soared to new heights in 1988 when she auditioned for a role that would make her famous. She auditioned and was offered the role of Jamie Lloyd in the movie, HALLOWEEN 4: RETURN OF MICHAEL MYERS. She would return for HALLOWEEN 5: THE REVENGE OF MICHAEL MYERS.
Danielle returned to the franchise after a brief hiatus, as Annie Brackett in Rob Zombie’s HALLOWEEN. She’d return for HALLOWEEN 11. Harris’s other ﬁlm credits include Marked for Death (1990) alongside Steven Seagal, Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead (1991) alongside Christina Applegate, City Slickers (1991), The Last Boy Scout (1991) alongside Bruce Willis and Damon Wayans, Free Willy (1993), Daylight (1996) alongside Sylvester Stallone, Wish Upon a Star (1996) alongside Katherine Heigl, and Urban Legend (1998). She has also appeared frequently on television, with a recurring role on the sitcom Roseanne during the 1992-93 season (as Roseanne’s neighbor Molly), and subsequent guest appearances on Boy Meets World, Diagnosis Murder, Charmed, ER and Cold Case. As well, she appeared in a season four promo for American’s Funniest Home videos. She also appeared alongside Ellen Burstyn for two years on the CBS drama That’s Life, and as the voice of Debbie Thornberry on the animated series The Wild Thornberrys, which ran for ﬁve seasons, and as the voice of Sierra, the adolescent lioness in the short-lived animated series Father of the Pride.