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Also Known As: Danielle Andrea Harris Died:
Born: June 1, 1977 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Queens, New York, USA Profession: actor

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Tough and talented, Danielle Harris transitioned from child star to adult actress with verve, embracing her horror movie roots to the delight of fans. Born June 1, 1977 in Daytona Beach, FL, Danielle Andrea Harris broke into showbiz on "One Life to Live" (ABC, 1968-2012), but achieved cult superstardom as the imperiled Jamie Lloyd, the young daughter of the dead Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) and niece of the franchiseâ¿¿s villain in "Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers" (1988) and "Halloween 5" (1989). After a small role in "City Slickers" (1991), she played Christina Applegateâ¿¿s tomboy younger sister in "Donâ¿¿t Tell Mom the Babysitterâ¿¿s Dead" (1991) and recurred on "Roseanne" (ABC, 1988-1997) as next-door neighbor Molly. She appeared in "Free Willy" (1993) and "Urban Legend" (1998), but earned far greater fame as the voice of older sister Debbie on the enormously popular animated series "The Wild Thornberrys" (Nickelodeon, 1998-2004) and in the 2002 hit film. Harris was also a series regular on "Thatâ¿¿s Life" (CBS, 2000-02) and the animated series "Father of the Pride" (NBC, 2004). Her "Halloween" role remained her most beloved, however, leading Rob Zombie to honor Harris and her place...

Tough and talented, Danielle Harris transitioned from child star to adult actress with verve, embracing her horror movie roots to the delight of fans. Born June 1, 1977 in Daytona Beach, FL, Danielle Andrea Harris broke into showbiz on "One Life to Live" (ABC, 1968-2012), but achieved cult superstardom as the imperiled Jamie Lloyd, the young daughter of the dead Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) and niece of the franchiseâ¿¿s villain in "Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers" (1988) and "Halloween 5" (1989). After a small role in "City Slickers" (1991), she played Christina Applegateâ¿¿s tomboy younger sister in "Donâ¿¿t Tell Mom the Babysitterâ¿¿s Dead" (1991) and recurred on "Roseanne" (ABC, 1988-1997) as next-door neighbor Molly. She appeared in "Free Willy" (1993) and "Urban Legend" (1998), but earned far greater fame as the voice of older sister Debbie on the enormously popular animated series "The Wild Thornberrys" (Nickelodeon, 1998-2004) and in the 2002 hit film. Harris was also a series regular on "Thatâ¿¿s Life" (CBS, 2000-02) and the animated series "Father of the Pride" (NBC, 2004). Her "Halloween" role remained her most beloved, however, leading Rob Zombie to honor Harris and her place in the franchiseâ¿¿s mythology when he cast her in his reimagined "Halloween" (2007) and "Halloween II" (2009). Considered horror movie royalty and inducted into the Fangoria Horror Hall of Fame, the actress went on to star in a string of horror projects and was crowned by many media outlets as the industryâ¿¿s then reigning "scream queen."

By Jonathan Riggs

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Havenhurst (2014)
3.
 See No Evil 2 (2014)
4.
 Camp Dread (2014)
5.
 Hatchet III (2013)
7.
 Nuclear Family (2012)
8.
 Stake Land (2011)
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1985:
Made acting debut on the ABC daytime drama, "One Life to Live"; played Sammie Garretson
1987:
Guested on an episode of ABC's "Spenser: For Hire"
1988:
Made feature film debut in "Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers" as the serial killer's niece
1989:
Reprised role in "Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers"
1990:
Featured in the action thriller, "Marked for Death"
1991:
Acted in the TV-movies, "Don't Touch My Daughter" (NBC) and "The Killing Mind" (Lifetime)
1991:
Cast as Christina Applegate's younger sister in the comedy, "Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead"
1991:
Played Bruce Willis' daughter in "The Last Boy Scout"
1992:
Had recurring role on the ABC sitcom, "Roseanne"
1993:
Acted in the children's adventure film, "Free Willy"
1993:
Co-hosted the children's game show, "Brains and Brawn" (NBC)
1993:
Appeared in the ABC TV-movie, "The Woman Who Loved Elvis"
1994:
Cast as Roseanne's daughter in the FOX movie, "Roseanne: An Unauthorized Biography"
1996:
Appeared in "Daylight," starring Sylvester Stallone
1997:
Had a two-episode guest role on "ER" (NBC)
1998:
Voiced Debbie on the Nickelodeon animated series, "The Wild Thornberrys"
1998:
Played a dangerous would-be witch in an episode of the WB's "Charmed"
1999:
Acted in the TNT original movie, "Hostage Hotel"
2000:
Played the younger incarnation of Jennifer Tilly's offbeat protagonist in the comedy, "Goosed" (aired on TMC in lieu of theatrical release)
2000:
Had a recurring role on the CBS drama, "That's Life"; promoted to regular as of the 2001-2002 season
2003:
Lent her voice to "Rugrats Go Wild"
2005:
Voiced Sierra in the short-lived NBC series, "Father of the Pride"
2007:
Cast in Rob Zombie's remake of the 1978 horror classic "Halloween"
2009:
Re-teamed with Rob Zombie for "Halloween 2"
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companion:
Omri Katz. Actor. Dated briefly in 1991.

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mother:
Fran Harris.
sister:
Ashley Harris. Younger.

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