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Danielle Macdonald Biography

Birth Name:
Danielle Louise Macdonald
Birth Place:
Sydney, Australia

Fast Facts

  • Moved to Los Angeles at age 18 to pursue a career in acting
  • Originally landed the role of Becca on the ABC family series Huge, but was unable to work after her Visa came in too late
  • First role in Los Angeles was in the Rachel Weisz-directed short film The Thief, alongside Rosemarie DeWitt and Joel Edgerton
  • Has guest starred in a number of popular television shows, including Pretty Little Liars, American Horror Story and Glee
  • Her feature film debut was in 2013's The East, which also starred Ellen Page and Alexander Skarsgård, and premiered at Sundance