Danielle Jane Harmer (born 8 February 1989) is a singer and actress who is best known for her portrayal as Tracy Beaker in the CBBC programmes The Story of Tracy Beaker, Tracy Beaker Returns and Tracy Beaker Survival Files from 2002 to 2012. She also appeared in the BBC After You've Gone.
Dani also starred in her own sitcom, Dani's House from 2008 to 2012 and also starred in its spin-off series Dani's Castle from 2013 to 2014. Harmer has also occasionally presented continuity clips on the CBBC Channel. She also became a presenter on Friday Download in the first series, where she guest presented the 'Style Download' segment.
In 2008, Harmer branched into the music business and signed a £3m record deal. She recorded her debut album Superheroes in September 2009, and released the single and theme from Dani's House, "Free", but the album was never released and it was later confirmed she had abandoned her music career.
In March 2012, she appeared in Let's Dance for Sport Relief, alongside Outnumbered star, Tyger Drew-Honey. They both reached the final, and became joint runners-up. Harmer completed in the tenth series of the BBC ballroom dancing show, Strictly Come Dancing, in that year. She was paired up with Vincent Simone and the couple reached the grand final, finishing in fourth place.
In January 2016, Harmer announced that she is pregnant with her first child.
External Links Edit
- Dani Harmer on Wikipedia