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Danneel Ackles (born Elta Danneel Graul, she went by Danneel Harris professionally until after her marriage to Jensen Ackles) was born on March 18, 1979, in Lafayette, Louisiana is an American actress and model. The name “Danneel” was inspired by Danneel Street in New Orleans. She is known for her roles as Shannon McBain on the American daytime soap opera One Life to Live (1968) and as Rachel Gatina on the WB/CW television drama series One Tree Hill (2003).
Interesting Facts about Danneel Ackles
- Filming Mardi Gras: Spring Break (2011) in New Orleans. [July 2008]
- Worked as a model for such companies as Big Sexy Hair and Juicy Jeans before she landed her first acting role.
- She is of Italian/Sicilian (from her maternal grandmother), Cajun French, English, Scottish, German, and Irish descent.
- Starring in One Tree Hill (2003) as recurring character “Rachel Gatina”. [November 2005]
- Ranked #62 in Maxim’s “Hot 100” list for 2007.
- Just wrapped season 3 of One Tree Hill (2003) and has signed on to be a series regular if the show gets picked up for 4th season. [April 2006]
- (May 15, 2010) Married her boyfriend of 4 years Jensen Ackles, son of Alan Ackles. following an engagement of six months. One Tree Hill (2003) costars Hilarie Burton and Bevin Prince were bridesmaids and costar Elisabeth Harnois was the maid of honor at the wedding. The couple has a cockapoo dog named Icarus.
- Was in a relationship with Riley Smith for 4 years, before they broke up.
- Released from contract with ABC’s One Life to Live (1968). Her last air-date is set for December 2nd. [November 2004]
- Was in Ten Inch Hero (2007) with her One Tree Hill (2003) co-star Elisabeth Harnois and her now-husband Jensen Ackles.
- Filming Season 4 of One Tree Hill (2003). [March 2007]
- She and husband Jensen Ackles welcomed their first child, a daughter Justice Jay Ackles on May 30, 2013. They welcomed twins three years later, Zeppelin Bram Ackles and Arrow Rhodes Ackles, on December 2, 2016.