Nominated for Female Singer/Songwriter of the Year – 13th Annual LA Music Awards
Nominee for Independent AAA Album of the Year at the 14th annual LA Music Awards
2004 Unanimous Choice Award Recipient – Independent AC Single of the Year – 14th annual LA Music Awards – “In Passing”
Danielle Bisutti has made a name for herself in the entertainment industry with the diverse characters she has brought to life in film and television. In 2013, Bisutti received rave reviews for her role in top grossing, Sony Pictures’ and FilmDistrict film INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2. Released in theaters nationwide in September, Bisutti appeared as the ‘Mother of Parker Crane,’ and critics took notice; one saying ‘the performance of Danielle Bisutti as the younger version of the Bride in Black is a most elegant personification of evil.” In addition to this film, Bisutti also starred in Universal Studios Home Entertainment’s CURSE OF CHUCKY as “Barb,” and Michael Rosebaum’s indie comedy BACK IN THE DAY. On the television front, this year Bisutti guest starred and recurred on some of the biggest series on TV today, including “Anger Management” for FX, “Grey’s Anatomy” for ABC, and “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” for CBS.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Bisutti attended California State University Fullerton, where she received a BA in Acting and Musical Theatre. While attending CSUF, she was nominated several times for “Best Actress” in the Irene Ryan Competition and took runner up at The Lincoln Center Theatre in NYC. Michael Butler (the original Broadway producer of Hair 1968) fell in love with Bisutti’s talent when he saw her performing the role of ‘Sheila’ in a California production of Hair and brought the cast to Chicago to perform at the Democratic National Convention along with a fiveweek run at The New Athenaeum Theatre. Bisutti’s other theatre credits include: ‘Reno Sweeny’ in Anything Goes, ‘Maggie’ in Boy’s Life, ‘Yelena’ in Uncle Vanya, ‘Victoria/Jane’ in Noel Coward’s Tonight at 8:30, ‘Fastranda’ in Pippin, and ‘Ophelia’ in Hamlet.
Bisutti has made her mark in television over the years, recurring on “Last Man Standing”, “Parks & Recreation”, “CSI Miami”, “Without A Trace”, “Raising the Bar” and “The O.C.”, while also appearing on“NCIS,” “Criminal Minds,” “Castle,” “Hot in Cleveland,” “90210,” “Private Practice,” “Body of Proof,” “Bones,” “Cold Case,” “Two and a Half Men,” and “Boston Legal,” to name a few. However, she may best known for her starring role as the uptight yet lovable fashion diva ‘Amanda Cantwell’ opposite Keke Palmer on the hit Nickelodeon series “True Jackson, VP” from 2008-2011.
While working in television, Bisutti has also made time for film projects, some of her credits include Lionsgate’s VENICE UNDERGROUND (Eric Mabius), First Look Home Entertainment’s THE NEIGHBOR (Matthew Modine), and Lionsgate’s NO GREATER LOVE. Bisutti recently co-produced the web-series “Hollywood Girl” and recurred on the series as ‘Pasha Maneer.’ She also recently secured a leading role in Harland William’s post-apocalyptic sci-fi web-series “The Australian,” scheduled to be released late November of 2013.