Mar. 31st, 1978
Epping, Essex, England, UK
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Daniel Alan Mays is an English actor, known for EastEnders, Top Buzzer, Funland, Ashes to Ashes, Outcasts, Mrs. Biggs, The Great Fire, Line of Duty and Born to Kill.
- He won the Best Actor prize at the Palmare Television Festival 2003 for his performance in the hard hitting improvised BBC film Rehab.
- He has a son called Mylo Burton-Mays.
- He has performed five plays at the Royal Court Theatre in London including two in the theatre's 50th Anniversary year in parts that were specifically written for him.
- He has made two films with the acclaimed British director Mike Leigh. All or Nothing and the 1950s abortion drama Vera Drake which received 3 Academy Award Nominations, the Golden Lion Award for Best Film, 3 Bafta Awards and 6 British Independent Film Awards including Best British Independent Film.
- He trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art graduating in 2000.