Born and raised in Northern Ontario, Danielle studied Music at Queen's University and graduated in 1984. She began her acting career in 1991 in Ottawa. Film and television credits include: How the Gimquat Found Her Song (2007 Award of Excellence - Accolade Television Awards, 2008 Best Children's Program - Banff World Television Festival), the Oscar-winning Affliction (dir. Paul Schrader), Stardom (dir. Denis Arcand), The War of 1812, Big Sugar (dir. Brian McKenna). Some of her favourite stage projects include: The Seagull (dir. Peter Hinton – Segal Centre for Performing Arts, The Comedy of Errors (dir. Peter Hinton - NAC/Centaur), Umloüt, MöcShplat (dir. Alain Goulem - Clowns Gone Bad) , National Capital/e Nationale (dir. Robert Lepage – NAC), as well as her own bilingual adaptation of The Anger In Ernest and Ernestine (dir. Alain Goulem - Hudson Village Theatre). Danielle has been a member of Platypus Theatre's touring company since 1997, performing theatre for young audiences with symphony orchestras across the Canada, the U.S. and South-East Asia.