Daniel Mays

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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.

MOVIE CREDITS:
2017: Peter Wildeblood - Against the Law
2019: Danny - Fisherman’s Friends
2009: Chris - Shifty
2006: Middletown
2008: Charles Boon - Consuming Passion
2005: DS Steven Grant - Class of '76
2012: Ronald Biggs - Mrs Biggs
2003: Rehab
2007: Steve - Consent
2009: Yeti - The Firm
2008: Stevie - White Girl
2007: Michael - Half Broken Things
2018: Colin Parry - Mother's Day
2018: DC Peters - The Interrogation of Tony Martin
2004: Sid - Vera Drake
2008: Dave Shilling - The Bank Job
2014: Tommy Ward - Common
2016: Frankie - The Infiltrator
2016: George Flood - The Limehouse Golem
2018: Colin - Swimming with Men
2002: Dead Casual
2012: Noel - Byzantium
2013: Nathan Bartnick - Welcome to the Punch
2018: Lias - Two for Joy
2005: Martin - The Secret Life of Words
2005: Moz Burnside - Beneath the Skin
2010: Blenkinsop - Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang
2002: Jimmy Burns - Tipping the Velvet
2019: Sergeant Sanders - 1917
2002: Jason - All or Nothing
2011: Allan / Pirate Flunky #1 (voice) - The Adventures of Tintin
2009: Young Journalist - Mr. Nobody
2016: Private Walker - Dad's Army
2010: Eddie O'Grady - Made in Dagenham
2015: Barnaby - Victor Frankenstein
2006: Bert the Doorman - A Good Year
2009: Michael Myshkin - Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1974
2009: Michael Myshikin - Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1983
2018: Casey - My Dinner with Hervé
2007: Tommy Nettle - Atonement
2005: Pool Guy - The Best Man
2016: Tivik - Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
2001: Pilot - Pearl Harbor

TV CREDITS:
2003: Keen Eddie
2005: Funland
2004: Top Buzzer
2009: Rob Black - Plus One
2005: Alex - Doctor Who
2005: DS Steven Grant - Class of '76
2008: Jim Keats - Ashes to Ashes
2011: Cass Cromwell - Outcasts
2012: Dr. David Livesey - Treasure Island
2012: Eddie Mottram - Public Enemies
2012: Guv - Playhouse Presents
2012: Ronald Biggs - Mrs Biggs
2004: Hustle
2001: In Deep
2002: Manchild
2012: Sgt Danny Waldron - Line of Duty
2017: Bill - Born to Kill
2014: Reg Evans - The Great War: The People's Story
2014: Samuel Pepys - The Great Fire
2017: Cullen - Guerrilla
2017: Mike Housego - Urban Myths
2017: Anthony De La Mer - Porters
2019: Arthur Young - Good Omens
2020: White Lines
2019: Lee - Temple
DCI Peter Jay - Des