Feb. 16th, 1979
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Daniel Amalm (born 16 February 1979 in Brisbane, Queensland) is an Australian actor and musician.
Daniel's mother is Maltese and his father is Swedish. Daniel's Father introduced Daniel to Guitar from an early age. Daniel's first performances were as a busker in Brisbane Queensland's Queen Street Mall with his Brother where they were spotted by George Benson's tour Manager and invited to George Benson's sound check. The Åmalm Brothers jammed with George Benson and after the jam George donated his own money towards a new guitar that the brothers had been saving for. With that guitar Daniel won a scholarship to study guitar at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music and was trained in classical guitar under Julian Byzantine. Daniel performed as one of the Guitarists in An Angel Moves Too Fast To See written by Rhys Chatham for 100 electric guitars in Brisbane, Australia The Brisbane Biennial, City Hall Auditorium, 4,5 June 1993. Daniel received runner up in the 9th Australian Classical Spanish Guitar Competition.
Daniel's first television appearance was in the role of Jack Wilson in television soap opera Home and Away and he was nominated for a 'Most Popular New Talent Logie Award' in 1995.
In 1996, Amalm left Home and Away and recorded a single 'Classical Gas' which was a top 30 hit on the ARIA Charts and No.5 on the Dance Charts followed by 'Honey Dip Girl' which was voted No.1 on Network Ten's Video Hits for 5 consecutive weeks. In 2000, he returned to Home and Away for a guest appearance and also appeared in All Saints and Tripping Over.
Daniel has worked as a music teacher in Classical, Flamenco and Rock Guitar. He Has performed the live circuit with various Latin/Rock covers & originals bands and wrote with Alternative/Metal band OP25. Daniel's Brother Jacob plays drums in OP25. The band contributed to the original motion picture soundtrack of 'Two Fists One Heart' with a song called 'Like No Other'.
Daniel appeared in the Nine Network drama series Underbelly in 2008 as Melbourne underworld figure, Dino Dibra. He also starred in the Australian film Two Fists, One Heart which was released March 19, 2009 and "Cedar Boys" released July 2009. In 2009, Amalm began a regular role in drama series Rescue: Special Ops as Jordan Zwitkowski on the Nine Network and co-hosted FOX8’s adaptation of the boxing reality series The Contender (TV series).
Rescue: Special Ops
Home and Away
The Contender (TV series)
Two Fists, One Heart
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