Daniel Mays is an English actor. Daniel’s appearance in the independent British film Shifty, co-starring Riz Ahmed, earned his a nomination for best supporting actor at the British Independent Film Awards. In 2020, Daniel played the role as Dean West in the action drama film, The Rhythm Section directed by Reed Morano.

Birth Name

Daniel Mays







Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Daniel Mays was born on the 31st of March 1978, in Epping, Essex, England.


He’s currently 42 years old.

Sun Sign







Daniel attended the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts before going on to win a place at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and he graduated from RADA in 2000.

Family Details

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Toni Mays
  • Siblings – Unknown

Marital Status


Girlfriend / Spouse

Daniel Mays has dated –


  • Louise Burton – Daniel got married with makeup artist, Louise Burton. They has a son and a daughter.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 6 feet 2 inches
  • In centimeters – 188 cm
  • In meters – 1.88 m


  • In Kilograms – 85 kg
  • In Pounds – 187 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 41–14–33
  • Chest – 41 in or 104 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 14 in or 36 cm
  • Waist – 33 in or 84 cm

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color

Dark Brown



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Daniel well known for his roles in Shifty (2008), Bitter (2008) & The Firm (2009. Daniel earned his a nomination for best supporting actor at the British Independent Film Awards for the Shifty film.

Film Debut

In 2001, Daniel made her film debut appearance by playing the role of Pilot No. 3 in the romantic war drama film, Pearl Harbor directed by Michael Bay.

Television Debut

In 1995, Daniel played the role as Patrick Nuffy in episode 2.5–2.6 of comedy drama series, Fist of Fun which was aired on BBC2.

Daniel Mays Favorites

  • Favorite ActorChris Hemsworth
  • Favorite ActressJulia Roberts
  • Favorite TV Show – Game of Thrones
  • Favorite Color – Black & White
  • Favorite Food – Chinese Food

Daniel Mays Net worth

Daniel Mays has an estimated net worth of $8 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Daniel Mays

  • Daniel earned his a nomination for best supporting actor at the British Independent Film Awards.
  • Daniel appeared in the music video for the band’s single Idaho.
  • Daniel  played the role of Michael Myshkin in Channel 4’s adaptation of David Peace’s  Red Riding trilogy.
  • In 2004, he played the role as Sid in the drama film, Vera Drake written and directed by Mike Leigh.
  • In 2007, he portrayed role of Tommy Nettle in the romantic war drama film, Atonement  directed by Joe Wright.
  • In 2010, Daniel played the role as Jim Keats in the antasy crime drama series, Ashes to Ashes which was aired on BBC One.
  • In 2013, Daniel has worked in action thriller film, Welcome to the Punch written and directed by Eran Creevy.
  • In 2016, Mays played the part of Aston in Harold Pinter’s play The Caretaker directed by Matthew Warchus at The Old Vic Theatre in London opposite Timothy Spall and George MacKay.
  • In 2018, he made her acting with the film, Two for Joy in which she played the role of Lias.
  • In 2020, Daniel appeared in his acting role in mystery thriller series, White Lines which was broadcast on Netflix.


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