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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 21 December 1965North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameDanielle Frances von Zerneck

Mini Bio (1)

Danielle von Zerneck produces for both film and television teaming up with studios, companies and producers to develop projects that along with being both commercial and accessible have the ability to touch and provoke an audience.

Current film projects include: In partnership with The Jim Henson Company, a film adaptation of Susan Cooper's novel The Boggart. With Samson Films, (producers of the acclaimed film Once) Rose Of Tralee, by novelist Albyn Leah Hall, a father/daughter story surrounding the fabled Rose of Tralee beauty pageant in Ireland.

Television: Most recently produced for Lifetime Television in association with Sony Television, Left To Die starring Barbara Hershey and Rachel Leigh Cook. In development at ABC Family in association with Pilgrim Studios a series based on Recovery Road by Blake Nelson dealing with the world of sober teens. Also in development with Pilgrim Studios, a series, Lancaster County, based on the Amish themed novels by Karen Anne Hopkins with Jonah Lisa and Stephen Dyer adapting.

Danielle is also a consultant for The XO Group formerly The Knot Inc., a global media and technology company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between, assisting the company in the creation an entertainment department. In addition to developing a talk show in association with 44Blue Productions, she has partnered with several companies in the development of a slate of unscripted series based on XO Group's intellectual property. She is also Executive Producer for XO on the recently announced feature film, The Knot, for 21st Century Fox in association with Invention Films.

Danielle has previously produced two Sundance Film Festival entries, the award winning Living In Oblivion (distributed by Sony Pictures Classics) and God's Lonely Man.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (1)

James Fearnley (1989 - present)

Trivia (9)

Daughter of Frank von Zerneck and Julie Mannix.
Grandaughter of Peter von Zerneck and Daniel P. Mannix.
Has a production company with Mia Sara.
Her husband James Fearnley is the accordion player for the Irish rock group The Pogues.
Older sister of Francis von Zerneck and Kathy Hatfield.
Best remembered for her portrayal of Donna, the blonde Anglo girlfriend of Lou Diamond Phillips in La Bamba (1987), the biopic of ill-fated pop singer Ritchie Valens.
Studied drama at NYU and at the Playwright's Horizon.
One of her first professional jobs was, at age 16, on General Hospital (1963), wherein she played "Lou Swenson".
The movie God's Lonely Man (1996) was a family affair. Danielle was a producer; father Frank von Zerneck served as executive producer; brother Francis von Zerneck took on directing/writing chores; actress/mom Julie Mannix had a bit role; and musician/husband James Fearnley provided the original music.

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