Danielle Panabaker was born in Augusta, Georgia.
During summer camp one year she took a theater class and discovered she loved acting. Soon after, at the age of 12, she began acting in local community theaters.
As a teenager, Panabaker appeared in several Disney films such as Stuck in the Suburbs, Sky High and Read It and Weep. Later on, she earned the title of Scream Queen starring in the horror films Friday the 13th, The Crazies, The Ward and Piranha 3DD.
She currently stars as Dr. Caitlin Snow in the CW's new series, The Flash.