Daniel Sharman is an English actor. He is known for his roles as ‘Isaac Lahey’ in the American television series ‘Teen Wolf’ (2012–2014), ‘Kaleb Westphall/Kol Mikaelson’ in the American television series ‘The Originals’ (2014–2015), ‘Troy Otto’ in the American television series ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ (2017), and ‘Lorenzo de’ Medici’ in the British television series ‘Medici: The Magnificent’ (2018).
Daniel Sharman was born on Friday, April 25, 1986 (age 34 years; as in 2020), in Hackney, London, England, as ‘Daniel Andrew Sharman.’ He studied at Mill Hill School, London, and Arts Education School, London. He attained a Bachelor’s degree in Art with a Major in Acting from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (2004-07).
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Family, Ethnicity & Relationships
He has a younger sister, and a brother named Hugh Sharman.
From 2011 to 2013, he dated actress Crystal Reed.
As a Theater Artist
When he was nine years old, he auditioned at Royal Shakespeare Company and started his acting career, and he acted in the plays: The Park (1995) and Macbeth (1996). During his school days, he acted in the play ‘Kvetch’ which the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. In 2002, he acted in the touring play ‘The Winslow Boy.’ He performed in many theatre productions across London and Europe after his graduation.
He made his television debut with the series ‘Judge John Deed’ (2003) in the role of ‘Andy Dobbs.’
He has acted in the television series: Inspector Lewis (2009), and Medici (2018-19); he was cast in the series ‘Medici: The Magnificent’ in the lead role of ‘Lorenzo de’ Medici.’
He made his American television debut with the series ‘The Nine Lives of Chloe King’ (2011) as ‘Zane.’
He appeared in the American TV series- Teen Wolf (2012-14), When Calls the Heart (2013), and The Originals (2014-15), and Mercy Street (2017). He was cast as a series regular in the American series ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ (2018) in the role of ‘Troy Otto.’
In 2020, he starred in the Netflix series ‘Cursed’ as ‘The Weeping Monk.’
He made his film debut with the American short film ‘The Last Days of Edgar Harding’ (2010) in the role of ‘Harry.’
In 2011, he made his British debut with the short film ‘The Sexy Dark Age’ in the role of ‘Ulric.’
He made his feature film debut with the role of ‘Ares: God of War’ in the series ‘The Immortals’ (2011).
He has also acted in the American short and feature films: Drone (2015), The Juilliard of Broken Dreams (2015), Soon You Will Be Gone and Possibly Eaten (2016), Simularity (2017), and Good Morning It’s the Cops.
He has narrated the audiobook of Cassandra Clare’s young adult novels ‘The Infernal Devices’ trilogy. He has produced the short films: The Juilliard of Broken Dreams (2015), Soon You Will Be Gone and Possibly Eaten (2016), and Simularity (2017).
- Actor(s): Mark Rylance, Albert Finney, Omar Sharif
- TV Show(s): Preacher (2016), The Young Pope (2016), The Handmaid’s Tale (2017)
- Travel Destination(s): Sweden, Tasmania, Greece
- In his leisure time, he likes traveling and visiting art and sculpture exhibitions.
- He likes football and supports Arsenal F.C. He also participated in various football competitions with his friends.
- While studying acting, he also studied painting and sketching. Daniel is often seen talking about the work of various artists and shares his old sketches to his fans on his Instagram account.
- He has often been vocal about environmental issues and other issues concerning society. He has laid his support to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF), and in 2015, he collaborated with an artist named Audrey to create and sell shirts, the funds from which were given to CFF.
- In 2016, he appeared in the music video of “Where’s the Love?” by The Black Eyed Peas featuring The World.
- He is also a political activist and does not step backs from sharing his political views and ideology. He was seen supporting Bernie Sanders in the 2016 US Presidential Elections, and Labour Party in the UK.