Danny grew up travelling the country with his family (his dad was a public speaker), living in trailers and being home schooled with his siblings (all 7 siblings were born in a different state, and have now produced 24 nieces and nephews). By the time he was 16, when he lost his father to brain cancer, he had traveled extensively for 160 months, through 48 states. Always an imaginative child, Danny became passionate about the effective power that art, communication, and the utilization of the imagination could have on the world.
Danny is an actor, singer/songwriter, public speaker, and writer. Soap fans know him as “Gil” on The Young & The Restless, and YouTube lists his views at over 200 million. He has been the national spokesman for numerous brands including Jeep, Chrysler, Rolaids, Salonpas, and 5 Hour Energy. His campaign for Nordnet went viral and according to Adweek and Good Morning America, set the trend in advertising for the last 5 years, being emulated by numerous other brands, including Esurance with Dennis Quaid. He has also been in over 240 commercial campaigns.
Danny did 3 voices in last year’s Oscar winning “Spiderman Into The Spiderverse”, and is starring in several major animation feature films releasing within the next year: As “Bantur” and “Korp” in the upcoming Latte & The Magic Waterstone, as “Lapin” in Chickenhare, the much anticipated animation film from Sony and Darkhorse Comics, and Foodiverse (in which he plays 7 principal characters). He voices the English of “Bogota” for Money Heist (La Casa De Papel), Netflix’s #1 blockbuster non-English series, drawing 35 million viewers in its first week of season 3 this fall, and drawing the attention of the New York Times and Variety: https://www.google.com/amp/s/variety.com/2018/tv/global/la-casa-de-papel-part-3-production-watch-video-1202993850/amp/
As a singer, Danny’s voice can be heard on recordings behind Celine Dion, Brian McKnight, John Legend, Patti LaBelle, Natalie Cole, The Backstreet Boys, Joss Stone, Gavin Degraw, and Wyclef Jean . He has also performed on-stage with Twila Paris, Kathy Mattea, John Tesh, Steven Bishop, and John Debney. Danny sang the theme song to Steven Bochco’s “City of Angels” with composer Mike Post, has voiced over 30 characters for popular video games, and can be heard regularly on numerous musical and animation recordings . As a singer and a pianist, he spent 3 years leading the praise band at the Crystal Cathedral, appearing regularly on “The Hour of Power”. He is also a highly sought after speaker at conferences, concerts, and special events.