"Danielle Brisebois" (born June 28 1969) was a child actress in the 1970s, most recognized for her role as Stephanie Mills on the sitcoms ''All in the Family'' and its spin-off ''Archie Bunker's Place''. In the 1990s she quit acting and began a career in music, recorded two solo albums and was a member of the New Radicals. She currently works as a producer and songwriter for artists such as Kelly Clarkson and Natasha Bedingfield.
Danielle Brisebois was born on June 28 1969 in Brooklyn, New York. She began acting very early, appearing in her first movie (''The Premonition'') at the age of five. In 1977 she appeared in an episode of ''Kojak'' and began starring in the Broadway play ''Annie'' as the youngest of the orphans, Molly. (Jay-Z later sampled a clip of Brisebois from ''Annie'' for his song "Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)".)
In the late 1970s she joined the cast of ''All in the Family'' and later also starred in its spin-off ''Archie Bunker's Place'' in early 1980s. She was nominated for six Young Artist Awards from 1980 to 1984 and won two of them, in 1981 as Best Young Actress in a TV Special for ''Mom, the Wolfman and Me'' and in 1982 as Best Young Actress in ...