Daniel Gillies Biography, Facts & Life Story

Daniel Gillies New Zealander Actor

Quick Facts

Known ForActor

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Full Name:Daniel Gillies

Profession:Actor

Nationality:New Zealander

Age:45 years old (in 2021)

Date of Birth:March 14, 1976

Birthplace:Canada

Zodiac Sign: PISCES

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5'11''(feet & inches) (1.8034 meters)

Weight:75 kg (165 lbs)

Chest:42 ''

Waist:32 ''

Biceps:14.5 ''

Hair Color:Brown

Eye Color:Brown


Daniel Gillies was born on 14th March 1976 in Canada. He is a New Zealand Television and Film actor. Daniel Gillies was born in Winnipeg, which is the largest city of the province of Manitoba in Canada, however, Daniel’s parents pertain to New Zealand.

When Daniel Gillies was 5 years old, his parents chose to come back to their local country New Zealand, and later they shifted to Invercargill and afterward to Hamilton. Despite the fact that by birth Daniel introduced to a family of solid medicinal foundation as his dad was a pediatrician, and his mom was an attendant. Sir Harold Gillies, who was the eminent plastic surgery and ENT medical pioneer, was his extraordinary incredible granddad.

In the wake of choosing acting alternatives in his local New Zealand, Daniel finds them constrained. In 2001, as disappointed with the absence of choices available in New Zealand, Daniel Gillies went to Sydney, Australia for about a month and a half. He formerly moved to Canada for 2 months, where he filled in as a dishwasher and waiter before going to Sydney. He finally chose to migrate to  Los Angeles, the USA for better acting opportunities.

Daniel Gillies started his vocational profession in acting by featuring in a few theatre plays in Auckland Theater Company. Afterward, he was cast in the lead role in the TV drama serial Street Legal, Spider-Man 2, and Bride and Prejudice. Daniel Gillies guest appeared in various network shows, like Masters of Horror, True Blood, and NCIS. Further, Daniel has performed as Elijah Michaelson on the CW supernatural teen drama series The Vampire Diaries in 2010. Daniel Gillies’ reprised his character of Elijah Michaelson in The Vampire Diaries sequential The Originals in 2013.

At that point, Daniel Gillies signed an agreement to play the character role of Dr. Joel Goran who was a kind of playboy-ish in the TV occult drama arrangement, Saving Hope. At first, this series was publicized on NBC TV Network in the US. Daniel Gillies composed, coordinated and featured with his significant other Rachael Leigh Cook in TV series arrangement the Broken Kingdom in 2012. On 8th August 2004, Daniel Gillies wedded American renowned artist Rachael Leigh Cook.

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Facts You Never Knew About Daniel Gillies!

    • In the wake of choosing acting alternatives in his local New Zealand, Daniel finds them constrained, so he explored his choices in Sydney and Canada.
    • Daniel Gillies was born in Winnipeg, which is the largest city of the province of Manitoba in Canada, however, Daniel’s parents pertain to New Zealand.
    • When Daniel Gillies was 5 years old, his parents chose to come back to their local country New Zealand, and later they shifted to Invercargill and afterward to Hamilton.
    • Despite the fact that by birth Daniel introduced to a family of solid medicinal foundation as his dad was a pediatrician, and his mom was an attendant.
    • Sir Harold Gillies, who was the eminent plastic surgery and ENT medical pioneer, was his extraordinary incredible granddad.
    • He formerly moved to Canada for 2 months, where he filled in as a dishwasher and waiter before going to Sydney.
    • He finally chose to migrate to Los Angeles, the USA for better acting opportunities.
    • Daniel Gillies started his vocational profession in acting by featuring in a few theatre plays in Auckland Theater Company.
    • In Los Angeles, he was cast in the lead role in the TV drama serials Street Legal, Spider-Man 2, and Bride and Prejudice.

Daniel Gillies Education

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School: Hamilton Boys' High School, Unitec School of Performing Arts

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Daniel Gillies Career

Profession: Actor

Known For: Actor

Debut TV Series/Movie:

  • A Soldier’s Sweetheart (Film 1998)
  • Young Hercules (TV Series 1999)

Net Worth: $3 Million

Family & Relatives

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Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Rachael Leigh Cook (m. 2004)

Son(s): Theodore Vigo,Sullivan Gillies

Daughter(s): Charlotte Easton Gillies

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