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Daniel Mays

Daniel Mays is known as an English actor. He is most famous for his roles in Temple and Good Omens.

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Background and Age

Daniel Mays was born on March 31, 1978, in Epping, United Kingdom. His father was a circuit tester while his mom was a bank clerk. He is the third of four young men. Following his graduation from RADA in 2000, Daniel started appearing in various supporting roles.

Career and Net Worth

Daniel Mays kicked off his acting career with parts in the BBC soap opera EastEnders in 2000 and in Jerry Bruckheimer's 2001 American sentimental period drama film, Pearl Harbor. He was cast in the Mike Leigh films in 2002. The British drama film, All or Nothing is where he plays Jason, a hooligan who misuses his sweetheart and the 2004 British drama, Vera Drake, in which he plays Sid, the protagonist's child.

One of his most remarkable early roles was in the BBC drama Rehab. Directed by the late Antonia Bird, Rehab centered about existence inside a medication recovery office. He assumed the featuring role of Adam, a youthful heroin user who is addicted released from jail and sent legitimately to recovery. At the 2003 Palmare-Reims Television Festival, he was granted the Best Actor grant for his performance.

In the 2010 film Made in Dagenham, he featured as Eddie O'Grady. He appears in the BBC science fiction series Outcasts, assuming the role of PAS Officer Cass Cromwell. He had roles in No One Gets Off in This Town. He had a supporting role in the 2011 3D-PC animated Steven Spielberg film The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn.

Mays featured in the third season of BBC's police procedural drama Line of Duty, assuming the role of Sergeant Danny Waldron. His character is that of an official whose disturbed and oppressive youth goes under examination after his passing in the first episode. He assumed the role Tivik in the film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. In April of 2017, he was selected for a BAFTA Television Award for Supporting Actor for his role in Line of Duty series 3.

In September 2019, at the 2019 Emmy Awards show, the film, My Dinner with Hervé was nominated for Outstanding Television Movie. Daniel has a role in the TV movie.

Biography | Marriage, Wife and Kids

Daniel married his long-term lover, Louise Burton on August 25, 2018. His wife, Louise is a cosmetics artist. The couple has two children together. They are raising a son named Mylo and a daughter named Dixie.


Quick Facts
Birth Date: 31 Mar, 1978
Age: 42 yrs
Occupations: Actor
Stage actor
Film actor
Television actor
Citizenship: United Kingdom
Birth Place: Epping
Education: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Gender: Male
Description: British actor
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Last Modified: Oct 18 2020
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