Danielle Riley Keough (/ˈkiːoʊ/ kee-oh; born May 29, 1989) is an American actress and model. She is the daughter of singer-songwriter Lisa Marie Presley and Danny Keough, and the eldest grandchild of Elvis and Priscilla Presley.
She is known for her roles in George Miller's Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) and Andrea Arnold's American Honey (2016), the latter of which garnered her an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Supporting Female. In 2016, Keough starred in the Steven Soderbergh-produced television series The Girlfriend Experience, based on the film of the same name. For her performance as Christine Reade, a law student who moonlights as an escort, Keough earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television.
Early life Keough was born in Santa Monica, California, the daughter of singer-songwriter Lisa Marie Presley and musician Danny Keough. She is the eldest grandchild of singer and actor Elvis Presley and actress and businesswoman Priscilla Presley. She has one brother, Benjamin Storm Keough, and two half-sisters, twins Harper Lockwood and Finley Lockwood, from her mother's fourth marriage to Michael Lockwood.
Career In 2010 at the age of 20, Keough made her film debut in The Runaways based on the 1970s all-girl rock band of the same name. Keough portrayed the role of Marie Currie, the sister to Cherie Currie, the band's lead singer, portrayed by Dakota Fanning. The film also starred Kristen Stewart and Tatum O'Neal and premiered in 2010 at the Sundance Film Festival to favorable reviews.
In April 2011, Keough starred as the female lead in the drama The Good Doctor alongside Orlando Bloom and Taraji P. Henson. Keough portrayed Diane Nixon, a young patient with a kidney infection who's kept ill in order to make her doctor gain the respect he craves. The film received mixed reviews from critics. In May 2010, she replaced actress Olivia Thirlby as the protagonist in the werewolf drama Jack & Diane alongside Juno Temple who portrays her lesbian love interest. Filming took place in New York City, and in May 2011 Magnolia Pictures picked up the film for distribution was released in November 2012.
In September 2011, Keough joined the Steven Soderbergh film Magic Mike, alongside Channing Tatum, Matthew McConaughey and Alex Pettyfer, about a group of male strippers. Keough portrayed the role of Nora, a young stripper. The film was released in June 2012