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Daniel Mays

Daniel Mays was born on March 31, 1978 in Epping, Essex, England as Daniel Alan Mays. He is an actor, known for The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn (2011), The Bank Job (2008) and Atonement (2007). 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 won the Best Actor prize at the Palmare Television Festival 2003 for his performance in the hard hitting improvised BBC film Rehab. He has made two films with the acclaimed British director Mike Leigh. All or Nothing (2002) and the 1950s abortion drama, Vera Drake (2004), 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. Son of Toni Mays.

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Mar 31, 1978 In Epping, Essex, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series In Deep 2001-02-19
Latest Project:
Movie Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget 2023-11-10
Known For
Poster of White Lines
Poster of Born to Kill
Poster of Plus One
Poster of Top Buzzer
Movie Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget Fetcher (voice) 2023-11-10
Movie The Rhythm Section Dean West 2020-01-31
Series White Lines Marcus 2020-05-15
Movie The Kemps: All True Himself 2020-07-05
Series Des DCI Peter Jay 2020-09-14
Movie Fisherman’s Friends Danny 2019-03-15
Series Good Omens Arthur Young 2019-05-31
Movie 1917 Sergeant Sanders 2019-12-25
Series Temple Lee 2019-09-13
Movie Swimming with Men Colin 2018-07-06
Movie Mother's Day Colin Parry 2018-09-03
Movie Two for Joy Lias 2018-09-28
Movie The Interrogation of Tony Martin DC Peters 2018-11-18
Movie My Dinner with Hervé Casey 2018-10-20
Series Urban Myths Mike Housego 2017-01-19
Series Guerrilla Cullen 2017-04-13
Movie Against the Law Peter Wildeblood 2017-03-16
Series Porters Anthony De La Mer 2017-09-20
Series Born to Kill Bill 2017-04-20
Movie Dad's Army Private Walker 2016-02-05
Movie The Infiltrator Frankie 2016-07-13
Movie The Limehouse Golem George Flood 2016-10-18
Movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Tivik 2016-12-14
Movie Victor Frankenstein Barnaby 2015-11-10
Series The Great War: The People's Story Reg Evans 2014-08-10
Movie Common Tommy Ward 2014-07-06
Series The Great Fire Samuel Pepys 2014-10-16
Movie Welcome to the Punch Nathan Bartnick 2013-03-15
Series Public Enemies Eddie Mottram 2012-01-04
Series Playhouse Presents Guv 2012-04-12
Series Treasure Island Dr. David Livesey 2012-01-01
Series Mrs Biggs Ronald Biggs 2012-09-05
Movie Mrs Biggs Ronald Biggs 2012-09-05
Series Line of Duty Sgt Danny Waldron 2012-06-26
Movie Byzantium Noel 2012-09-09
Series Outcasts Cass Cromwell 2011-02-07
Movie The Adventures of Tintin Allan / Pirate Flunky #1 (voice) 2011-10-24
Movie Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang Blenkinsop 2010-03-26
Movie Made in Dagenham Eddie O'Grady 2010-09-11
Movie Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1983 Michael Myshikin 2009-02-28
Series Plus One Rob Black 2009-01-09
Movie Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1974 Michael Myshkin 2009-02-28
Movie Shifty Chris 2009-04-24
Movie Mr. Nobody Young Journalist 2009-11-06
Movie The Firm Yeti 2009-09-18
Series Ashes to Ashes Jim Keats 2008-02-07
Movie The Bank Job Dave Shilling 2008-02-28
Movie White Girl Stevie 2008-03-10
Movie Consuming Passion Charles Boon 2008-11-02
Movie Consent Steve 2007-01-21
Movie Atonement Tommy Nettle 2007-09-07
Movie Half Broken Things Michael 2007-10-28
Movie Middletown 2006-04-28
Movie A Good Year Bert the Doorman 2006-09-09
Movie Beneath the Skin Moz Burnside 2005-07-03
Series Doctor Who Alex 2005-03-26
Movie The Best Man Pool Guy 2005-07-09
Movie The Secret Life of Words Martin 2005-12-15
Series Class of '76 DS Steven Grant 2005-10-03
Series Funland 2005-10-23
Movie Class of '76 DS Steven Grant 2005-10-05
Series Hustle Unknown 2004-02-24
Movie Vera Drake Sid 2004-10-22
Series Top Buzzer 2004-10-08
Movie Rehab 2003-03-26
Series Keen Eddie Unknown 2003-06-03
Series Manchild Unknown 2002-02-19
Movie All or Nothing Jason 2002-05-17
Movie Bodily Harm Second Trader 2002-03-11
Movie Dead Casual 2002-04-23
Series In Deep Unknown 2001-02-19
Movie Pearl Harbor Pilot 2001-05-21