Danielle was born Tracy Danielle Martin on April 3, 1962 in Sacramento, California. Martin lost her virginity at age fifteen and first became involved in the adult entertainment industry at age nineteen after answering an ad in The Los Angeles Times for a nude modeling job. Three months after said nude modeling job Danielle began performing in loops before making her hardcore movie debut in Nightdreams (1981). Danielle took a brief hiatus from porn for a year and worked as a waitress before resuming her adult cinema career. She retired from the adult film industry in the early 1990's. Danielle died at the age of 49 on November 3, 2011.