3 december, 1960
Over a 30 year film career, Daryl Hannah has starred in over 40 feature films, and has created numerous iconic roles in successful, critically acclaimed and enduring films.
Some of her memorable characters include the gymnastic punk android "Pris" in Ridley Scott's sci-fi noir cult classic Blade Runner. The mermaid "Madison" who falls in love with Tom Hanks in Ron Howard's Splash. "Roxanne" in the Eponimous Roxanne Steve Martins contemporary take on the Cyrano de Bergerac story. And more recently "Elle Driver" in Quintin Tarantinos cult classics Kill Bill I and II.
Making her big screen debut at age 15 in Brian De Palma's The Fury, Daryl set an early pattern of working with some of the most talented and accomplished directors and actors of our time. Other films Wall Street, Steel Magnolias, Reckless, The Pope of Greenwich Village, The Clan of the Cave Bear and Legal Eagles Grumpy Old Men & Grumpier Old Men
Daryl has been a consistent, strong supporter of independent cinema, both acting in and producing many films. Starring in such indie films as John Sayles's Casa De Los Babies as well as his political satire Silver City. She worked on several films with the revered Robert Altman, including The Gingerbread Man, as well as several films with the Polish Brother's including Northfork and Jackpot.
Daryl Starred in the experimental improvised Michael Radford film Dancing at the Blue Iguana and made As a filmmaker, Hannah wrote, directed, and produced an award winning short film, entitled The Last Supper. Hannah also directed, produced and shot the documentary Strip Notes which was inspired while researching her role for Dancing At The Blue Iguana that was shown on HBO and UK's Channel 4. Daryl is in the process of shooting a documentary on Human Trafficking and has traveled undercover to South East Asia to document this atrocity and has become and advocates raising awareness and ending slavery.
She has made over 40 video blogs for various websites including her popular dhlovelife.com. She designed dhlovelife.com (online since 2005) her website dedicated to sharing solutions on how to live more harmoniously with the planet and all other living things. Daryl Hannah has been passionate, committed and effective advocate for a more ethical relationship with each other and all life on the Planet. She has produced, hosted and shot numerous environmental awareness/ health documentaries, TV appearances and is a frequent speaker on both the conservative and progressive news. Daryl has been a greening consultant for events such as the Virgin Music Festival, attended by over 150,000 people. Her many speaking engagements include keynote speeches at the UN Climate Change Summit, UN Global Business Conference on the environment,, Natural and Organic Products Expo, LOHAS and numerous national and international universities, conferences and events. She's written articles on self sufficiency and sustainability for many magazines and has done a plethora of interviews on the topic in thousands of publications. The site features weekly five-minute inspirational video blogs which Daryl produces and films. There are daily news updates, alerts, community and access to goods and services. She is a member of the World Future Council, sits on the boards of the Sylvia Earle Alliance, Mission Blue, Eco America, Environmental Media Association (EMA), The Somaly Mam Foundation, and the Action Sports Environmental Coalition, She is the founder of the Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance (SBA).