Jun. 22nd, 1973
Santa Monica, California, USA
Carson Daly's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2001 - Joe Dirt
2001 - Josie and the Pussycats
Guest TV Roles[none found]
- Plays golf and, in fact, contemplated a pro career. He played against 'Tiger Woods' (qv) in the American Junior Golf Association. In 1991 he dropped out of L.A.'s Loyola University to pursue a golf career. In the meantime he latched onto an internship at a radio station, which led to four different DJ gigs and ultimately to MTV at age 24.
- Mentioned unflatteringly (along with 'Fred Durst' (qv) ) in 'Eminem' (qv)'s vitriolic "tribute" to 'Christina Aguilera' (qv).
- Son, Jackson James Daly, born March 15, 2009. He weighed 7 lbs. 8 oz. Mother is girlfriend, Siri Pinter.
- Won a golf scholarship to Loyola Marymount University, but quit school after 1 year
- Worked as a DJ in the San Francisco Bay Area in the early to mid 90s at the alternative radio station 98.5 KOME. Listeners wondered what happened to him until he just appeared on MTV one day.
- Daly attended Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles where he studied theology
- Ranked #24 in TV Guide's list of "TV's 25 Greatest Teen Idols" (23 January 2005 issue).
- Mother, Pattie Daly Caruso, hosts a local tv talk show, "Valley Views", in Palm Springs. His father, J.D., died of bladder cancer when Carson was 6. His stepfather, Richard Caruso, owns a golf shop.