Has a production company with Mia Sara.
Studied drama at NYU and at the Playwright's Horizon.
Daughter of Frank von Zerneck and Julie Mannix.
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.
Older sister of Francis von Zerneck and Kathy Hatfield.