Talent Name
Danneel Ackles


Executive Producer “The Winchesters”

Danneel Ackles is an executive producer of the new supernatural thriller “The Winchesters,” premiering this fall on The CW. Ackles is producing alongside Chaos Machine, the first-look production company she started with husband Jensen, under Warner Bros.

Ackles, an American actress and model, is best known for her roles as Shannon McBain on the American daytime soap opera “One Life to Live and as Rachel Gatina on The CW television drama series “One Tree Hill.” Other television appearances include “NCIS,” “CSI” and “How I Met Your Mother.”

Feature films appearances include “Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay,” “A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas,” “Fired Up!” and the Screen Gems thriller “The Roommate.” In 2004, Ackles landed a role in the small independent film “The Plight of Clownana.” The film was co-produced by her future husband and the pair would be later be cast together in David Mackay’s independent, romantic comedy “Ten Inch Hero.” 

Ackles, along with her husband, Jensen, is active in raising awareness and funds for various social interests. They partnered with and are on the board of a charity founded by Jensen’s “Supernatural” co-star, Misha Collins, called Random Acts —an organization aiming to change the world by spreading positivity in communities everywhere. The Ackles’ have recently partnered with Random Acts to create a new initiative to revolutionize high school education by bringing laptops into the villages of Nicaragua in the era of COVID-19 and the need for virtual instruction. The Ackles’ are also strong supporters of Creative Action, a nonprofit, arts-based youth development organization that provides creative learning programs for Central Texas youth. They also support Out Youth, an organization providing a safe space for all sexual orientations and gender identities as well as The Birthday Party Project, an organization that throws birthday parties for children in homeless shelters. Lastly, the Ackles’ fund a donor-advised endowment that directs monies to other charity organizations based on interest and need.

Born and raised in Louisiana, Ackles currently resides with her husband and children in Austin, Texas.


September 2022