Oct. 2nd, 1973
Pickering, Ontario, Canada
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Danny Smith was born in Montreal October 2, 1973 but moved to Pickering, Ontario at the age of seven.
After high school, he spent a over a year performing dinner theater at Stage West. He was accepted into AMDA (American Musical and Dramatic Academy) in New York City, but did not accept. He instead went on to study and perform improvised comedy at The Second City (Toronto), one of his teachers being SCTV's Joe Flaherty. This led to television ("It's Alive!", "Big Wolf on Campus" where he also wrote and performed the theme song, as well as scoring scenes in various episodes) and film roles ("National Lampoon's Senior Trip", "Strike" and "The Big Hit").
In 2000, he was one of eight men flown to New York City to audition for Saturday Night Live, exclusively for Lorne Michaels.
Danny lives in Toronto and in Los Angeles where he was the lead singer/songwriter/guitarist/pianist for the Sony Records-signed band The City Drive. The band has opened for Aerosmith, Fleetwood Mac, Goo Goo Dolls and Hoobastank.
In 2006, Danny started 1888, a clothing company which donates 50% of their proceeds to the NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council.)
- Presently doing McDonald's Canada commercials (March, 2009).
- Danny appeared on the the CBS game show "The Price is Right" on March 27, 2001. He won throughout the show including the "Showcase Showdown" where he took home $31,000 US worth of prizes (including a car).
- Won the Montreal Mirror "Best Actor" and "Most Desirable Male" awards in 2001.
- Danny's songs have been featured in the films "American Pie: Band Camp" and "Yours, Mine & Ours", and the TV show "Celebrity Poker Showdown".
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