- Elta Danneel Graul is born 18th March 1979 in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA.
- Moves to Los Angeles
Starts work as a model for brands such as Juicy Jeans
- Lands the role of Shannon McBain in the drama TV series, One Life to Live.
- 23rd March – First appearance in One Life to Live airs.
- 23rd January – First appearance in What I Like About You.
- 6th February – Second appearance in What I Like About You.
- 16th April – Third appearance in What I Like About You.
- 17th April – Appears in the movie short, The Plight of Clownana as Dildoman’s fan. Co-stars Christian Kane and Jensen Ackles.
- 30th April – Last appearance in What I Like About You.
- November – Released from OLTL contract.
- 18th November – First appearance on Joey as Katie.
- 9th December – Second appearance on Joey as Katie.
- 27th December – Last appearance in One Life to Live airs.
- 6th January – Last appearance as Katie in Joey.
- 23rd February – First appearance as Cameron Cresswell in NCIS.
- March – Appears in the theatre play, 12th Premise.
- 1st April – Last appearance as Cameron Cresswell in NCIS.
- 22nd May – Guest stars in Charmed S7EP22 as New Paige.
- 1st September – Cast as Rachel Gatina in One Tree Hill.
- 8th September – Stars in the short movie, Rule Number One.
- 26th October – First appeared as Rachel Gatina in OTH.
- April 2006 – Finished filming One Tree Hill in April and signs on for season regular in season 4.
- Filming Ten Inch Hero.
- Ten Inch Hero is released. During the filming Danneel forms a relationship with Jensen and they begin dating.
- March – filming OTH Season 4.
- 30th July – Cast in Harold and Kumar: Escape from Guantanamo Bay.
- 15th January – Danneel guest stars in CSI, S8EP02 as Shasta McCloud.
- 14th March – She guest stars as herself in Free Radio, S1EP07.
- 30th May – Harold and Kumar: Escape from Guantanamo Bay is released in the UK.
- July – Filming Mardi Gras: Spring Break.
- 19th September – Cast in How I Met Your Mother.
- 20th October – Appears as Nora Zinman in How I Met Your Mother S4EP05.
- 5th December – Extreme Movie is released.
- 27th January – Appears in S6EP14 of NCIS.
- 2nd February – Danneel guest stars in the S1EP02 of Trust Me.
- 17th February – Still Waiting… is released straight to DVD.
- 2nd March – Guest stars as Abby Dawson in S7EP16 in CSI:Miami.
- 1st June – Cast as Irene in The Roommate.
- 29th June – Announced as returning to One Tree Hill.
- 10th July – Fired Up! is released in the UK.
- 21st September – Returns after a two absence in One Tree Hill, in season 7 as Rachel Gatina.
- 9th November – Engagement is announced to Jensen Ackles.
- 7th December – Danneel’s last ever episode as Rachel Gatina in One Tree Hill airs on The CW.
- 7th May – The Back-Up Plan is released in the UK.
- 15th May – Marries Jensen in Dallas Texas.
- 16th May – Friends with Benefits is officially picked up by NBC.
- 26th March – Cast as Allie in NBC TV pilot, ‘I Hate That I Love You’. For unknown reasons, it never films or comes to fruition.
- 8th April – The Roommate is released.
- 5th August – Friends with Benefits begins airing Season 1 on NBC.
- 9th September – Friends with Benefits ends with 1 episode yet to air on TV. It is instead released on iTunes. The show is officially cancelled.
- 23rd September – Mardi Gras: Spring Break is released on DVD.
- 9th December – A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas is released.
- 18th July – First appearance as Jenn in Retired at 35.
- 31st July – Second appearance as Jenn in Retired at 35.
- 8th August – Last appearance as Jenn in Retired at 35.
- 24th November – Naughty Or Nice premieres on Hallmark in America.
- 7th January – Danneel’s pregnancy is announced.
- 10th January – Guest Appearances announced on How To Live With Your Parents.
- 15th January – Announced to be starring in the music video, You Belong by Sandra Lynn.
- 23rd February – Danneel reveals on Twitter she is having a baby girl.
- 8th May – Makes first appearance as Olivia on How To Live With Your Parents.
- 22nd May –Last appearance as Olivia on How To Live With Your Parents.
- 30th May – Justice Jay JJ Ackles is born. Danneel announces the birth on the 6th.
- 19th July – We exclusively revealed Danneel had a new, main role, in the TV Movie, Baby Bootcamp.
- 1st April – Baby Bootcamp airs in the UK.
- 22nd April – You Belong is released.
- 24th April – TSA:America is livestreamed at the Supernatural convention. It is then announced at same time that you can buy a signed DVD online.
- 6th May – Canada dates for Baby Bootcamp released.
- May – Baby Bootcamp to finally air in America.