However, in season five, Harris only reprises the role of Rachel in two episodes due to the seasons format change.

In both 20, Harris had major supporting roles in both films Fired Up! In May 2009 Harris was announced to have been cast in the Screen Gems Thriller film The Roommate.

The film which stars Leighton Meester and Cam Gigandet centers on a college freshman who's roommate has a violent obsession with her.

Harris portrays the role of Irene Crew, a high-profile fashion designer.

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Elta Danneel Graul was born in Lafayette, Louisiana, and was raised in the small town of Eunice in St. Before she landed her first acting role, Harris worked as a model with such companies as Big Sexy Hair and Juicy Jeans. In 2003 Harris landed her first role on the American Broadcasting Company Soap Opera television series One Life to Live as Shannon Mc Bain a student attending the fictional Llanview University.

The name "Danneel" was inspired by Danneel Street in New Orleans. She moved to Los Angeles and continued her acting training.

is a practicing ophthalmologist and her mother Deborah Graul works as an interior designer. Her first name is Elta, but she goes by her middle name, Danneel, professionally.

Harris relocated to New York for the role and left the series in December 2004.

Harris's first film role was in the short film The Plight of Clownana.

In 2005 Harris was announced to have a major recurring role in the third season of The CW Teen Drama television series One Tree Hill.

Harris portrayed the role of Rachel Gattina a bad girl who creates havoc for the residents of Tree Hill and returned to her role as a series regular for the shows fourth season.