Daphne is the mermaid character in the movie A Mermaid for Christmas. Daphne is portrayed by actress Jessica Morris.
Daphne is a not so nice princess in ancient Greece. She offends a man, and his mother transforms Daphne into a mermaid with a curse. In every hundred years Daphne gets a chance to right the wrong, and break the curse by making a selfless act.
In a present day Daphne turns up in Coco Bay. A man named Travis Hunter is the current reincarnated soul of the man Daphne wronged. Daphne in the process of learning how to care for others, falls in love with Travis.