Daniel Mays

Daniel Mays is an English actor.

Date of birth

Daniel Mays was born on March 31, 1978, in Epping, Essex,.


He was born the son of an electrician and bank teller. Daniel had a sporty childhood growing up in Buckhurst Hill, Essex, with his three brothers.


At 13 Daniel enrolled at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts before going on to win a place at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Love life

Daniel wed his long-term partner and make-up artist Louise Burton on August 25, 2018. The couple has two children, Mylo and Dixie.

Net worth

Not yet known.


After graduating Rada in 2000, Daniel has enjoyed many TV roles.

His most high profile to date was starring in the third series of BBC's highly acclaimed Line of Duty as Sargent Danny Waldron.

He played the lead role in Channel 4's Born to Kill and won the role of Peter Wilderblood, in the BBC's Against The Law.

Daniel has also appeared in EastEnders, Plus One, Ashes to Ashes and Outcasts.

He was back on our screens in Mother's Day, which told the story of the IRA bombing in Warrington.

He also took on Channel 4 crime drama The Interrogation, playing a DC Peters.

In 2020 he played Detective Chief Inspector Peter Jay in Des.

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Daniel Mays
First Name Daniel
Surname Mays
Born 31st March, 1978
Home City Epping, Essex, England
Current City