Who is Danielle C Ryan?
Danielle C Ryan is an American actress, perhaps still best known as Thing One in the 2003 film “The Cat in the Hat”, Verna Kamp in the film “Christmas for a Dollar” (2013), and recently Margaret Garvey in the film “Finding Love in Mountain View” (2020), in addition to several other prominent roles that she’s secured throughout her career.
Danielle C Ryan Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Danielle Ryan Chuchran was born on 9 June 1992 under the Gemini zodiac sign, in Upland, California, USA; the daughter of Joseph Thomas Chuchran and his wife, Sharon Chuchran, she’s a film producer of part-Czech ancestry, and is the youngest in the family, with an older sister and brother.
Danielle grew up in Utah with her siblings, and during her childhood played basketball, and became interested in the equestrian world – her love for horses lives today, and she still competes on a national level.
Another of Danielle’s early interests was acting, and at just five years old, she knew that she would become an actress. Her debut came four years later, as Lea in the award-winning comedy family-drama “Little Secrets”, starring Evan Rachel Wood, Michael Angarano and David Gallagher.
She continued her career with minor roles in such TV series as “The District” (2002), then in 2003 she was selected as Thing One, a gibbering trouble-making creature and the trusted companion of Cat in the Hat in the film of the same name, co-starring Mike Myers, Dakota Fanning, Alec Baldwin and others in this award-winning family adventure.
Rise to Stardom
The role of Thing One established her at the top of the bar as a child actress, and she continued making remarkable appearances in several film and TV titles. She was Lily in the TV series “Girlfriends”, and Amanda in the TV series “Crossing Jordan”, both in 2004, while in 2005 she was cast as Mary Ingalls in the TV mini-series “Little House on the Prairie”.
The following year, Danielle played Young Stephanie in three episodes of the popular soap opera “The Bold and the Beautiful”, then in 2007, she appeared in the award-winning drama film “Saving Sarah Cain” with Abigail Mason, Lisa Pepper and Elliott Gould. Another of her early appearances was the role of CJ in the western “The Wild Stallion”, co-starring Miranda Cosgrove, Connie Sellecca and Fred Ward.
As she got older Danielle was becoming more popular, and in the early 2010s enjoyed success with roles in several films. She starred in “Snow Beast”, a horror film, with John Schneider and Paul D. Hunt, then “Sense and Sensibility”, and the award-winning comedy-drama “A Christmas Wish”, starring Kristy Swanson, Edward Hermann and K.C. Clyde.
In the first half of the next decade, new film roles lined up in her career one after another. Danielle featured in the horror film “Osombie”, then starred in the family comedy film “12 Dogs of Christmas: Great Puppy Rescue” alongside Sean Patrick Flanery and Skyler Holman in 2012.
The following year, Danielle was the lead star of the action-adventure fantasy film “SAGA: Curse of the Shadow”, appeared with Kevin Sorbo and Kristy Swanson in the western “Storm Rider”, and in the same year was one of the main stars in the family drama film “Christmas for a Dollar”, next to Brian Krause and Nancy Stafford.
In 2014, she teamed up again with Kevin Sorbo, the two working on the fantasy action-adventure film “Survivor”.
Her consequent appearance was in the adventure thriller-drama movie “Nowhere Safe”, in which she starred alongside Natasha Henstridge and Jamie Kennedy. 2015 brought her the role of Marianne Dashwood in ten episodes of the comedy series “Austentatious”.
Three years later, Danielle starred in the television movie “Runaway Romance”, and had a recurring role in the TV procedural crime-drama series “Criminal Minds”,
In 2019, Danielle and Christa B. Allen starred in the thriller film “When Vows Break”, and in 2020, she had the lead role in the romance “Finding Love in Mountain View”, directed by Sandra L. Martin and based on the novel by Miralee Ferrell, with co-stars Myko Olivier and John-Paul Lavoisier.
Recently, Danielle starred in the television movie “Love, Lost & Found” and in the romantic comedy film “Mistletoe Mixup” alongside Joey Lawrence and Matthew Lawrence, both in 2021.
She is currently working on several projects, including the TV drama series “The Detective”, which stars Michael Madsen, Jason Patric and Miguel A. Nunez Jr.
Danielle is co-starring in the “Night Train” action-thriller film with Diora Baird and Abraham Benrubi; the film is in post-production and still awaiting its release date. Furthermore, she’s working on the action-adventure film “Double Threat” with Dawn Olivieri and Matthew Lawrence.
As of early 2022, Danielle C. Ryan’s net worth has been estimated to be around $5 million, earned through her successful career as an actress, during which she’s appeared in more than 50 film and TV titles.
Personal Life, Dating, Single, Married?
Danielle doesn’t like to share information about herself when it comes to her personal life; some sources say she is happily married and has a child, while others put her on the singles list. Her social media profiles show a single lady who enjoys her free time, reading books, and sharing camping trips with her dog.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
The prominent actress has blonde hair and blue eyes. She stands at the height of 5ft 3ins (1.6m), weighs about 110lbs (50kgs), with vital statistics of 33-22-33, bra size 34A.
Hobbies, Interests, and Trivia
An avid animal lover, Danielle has a couple of pet dogs, and spends a lot of time with horses, her love for which and being an experienced rider has helped her secure several film roles.
She enjoys traveling and visiting various locations around the US in her free time; she’s now based in Los Angeles, California.