Danielle Panabaker stars as Caitlin Snow, a brilliant, no-nonsense member of S.T.A.R. Labs who helps Barry (Grant Gustin) manage his newfound powers in The CW’s new series, The Flash.
Born in Georgia, Panabaker graduated from high school at the age of 14 and received her Bachelor’s degree in English from UCLA.
Panabaker was most recently seen in the feature film Weakness, in which she stars opposite Bobby Canavale. She also starred in Yours, Mine and Ours, opposite Renee Russo and Dennis Quaid, and Sky High, opposite Kurt Russell and Kelly Preston. Additional feature film credits include The Crazies, opposite Timothy Olyphant and Radha Mitchell; John Carpenter’s The Ward, opposite Amber Heard; Mr. Brooks, opposite Kevin Costner and Dane Cook; and the remake of Friday the 13th, opposite Jared Padalecki.
Panabaker garnered much critical acclaim for her breakout performance in the television miniseries Empire Falls in which she starred opposite Paul Newman and Ed Harris.
On the small screen, Panabaker starred as James Woods’ unwaveringly wise daughter on the legal drama Shark. She also appeared in the television movie How My Personal Private Journal Became a Best-Selling Novel, where she and her sister, Kay Panabaker, played versions of the same character. Panabaker’s additional television work includes starring roles in Searching for David’s Heart, (for which she won the 2005 Young Artist Award for Best Performance for a TV Movie Leading Young Actress), Mom at Sixteen, Sex and the Single Mom, and the Disney Channel Original Movie Stuck in the Suburbs. Her guest-starring roles have included The Guardian (for which she won the 2004 Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series Guest Starring Young Actress), Law & Order: SVU, CSI, Malcolm in the Middle and Summerland.
She currently resides in Los Angeles.