Danielle Pinnock

Born on May 11, 1988, Danielle Pinnock is an American actor, writer and comedian from Boston, Massachusetts. For her dissertation, Pinnock interviewed many people before writing and performing her one-woman show "Body/Courage," which centers body image and diet culture. She received a chance to train in improv and sketch comedy at Second City in Chicago. After moving to Los Angeles in 2016, Pinnock was cast in her first television role on NBC's "This Is Us." She also appeared on "Get Shorty," "Workaholics" and "A Black Lady Sketch Show." She's done voice acting for "The Boss Baby: Back in Business," "Where's Waldo?" and "ThunderCats Roar." In 2017, for seasons 1-4, Pinnock starred on "Young Sheldon." In 2018, she created the Instagram series "Hashtag Booked." She and co-creator LaNisa Renée Frederick received a Webby Award honor for the series. Pinnock is a main cast member on the 2021 CBS comedy "Ghosts." In 2022, Danielle Pinnock was named to Backstage's list of 25 On-the-Rise Performers You Need to Know.