List of Famous people named Danny
Danny DeWayne McCray is a former American football free safety and special teamer. He was signed by the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in 2010. He played college football at LSU. He also played for the Chicago Bears. In 2021, he competed as a contestant on season 41 of Survivor.
Daniel Benedict Miller is an English actor. He is known for portraying the role of Aaron Dingle in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale, for which he has won the British Soap Award for Best Actor in 2011, 2012 and 2016.
Daniel Michael DeVito Jr. is an American actor, comedian, director, producer, and screenwriter. He gained prominence for his portrayal of the taxi dispatcher Louie De Palma in the television series Taxi (1978–1983), which won him a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy Award. He plays Frank Reynolds on the FX and FXX sitcom It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2006–present).
Daniel Peter Masterson is an American actor and disc jockey. Masterson played the roles of Steven Hyde in That '70s Show (1998–2006) and Jameson "Rooster" Bennett in The Ranch (2016–2018). On June 17, 2020, he was arrested and charged in connection with three rape allegations.
Daniel Robert Elfman is an American composer, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor. He first became well known as the singer-songwriter for the new wave band Oingo Boingo in the early 1980s, and has since garnered international recognition for composing over 100 feature film scores, as well as compositions for television, stage productions, and the concert hall.
Danny Óscar Garcia is an American professional boxer. He has held multiple world championships in two weight classes, including the unified WBA (Super), WBC, Ring magazine and lineal light welterweight titles between 2012 and 2015, and the WBC welterweight title from 2016 to 2017. As of August 2020, he is ranked as the world's sixth best active welterweight by The Ring, seventh by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and eighth by BoxRec.
Daniel James Amendola is an American football wide receiver for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Texas Tech. He was signed by the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in 2008, and has also played for the Philadelphia Eagles, St. Louis Rams, New England Patriots, and Miami Dolphins.
Dan Trejo is an American actor and restaurateur who has appeared in numerous Hollywood films. His films include Heat (1995), Con Air (1997), Bubble Boy (2001), and Desperado (1995), the last with frequent collaborator and his cousin Robert Rodriguez. Trejo is perhaps most recognized as the character Machete, originally developed by Rodriguez for the Spy Kids series of movies and later expanded into Trejo's own series of films aimed at a more adult audience. He has appeared in TV shows such as Breaking Bad, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The X-Files, King of the Hill, The Flash, and Sons of Anarchy. He has also appeared in several music videos for the American band Slayer.
Daniel Richard Green Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the University of North Carolina (UNC), where he played in more games (145) and had more wins (123) than any Tar Heel before him. Green is also the only player in the history of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) with at least 1,000 points, 500 rebounds, 250 assists, 150 three-pointers, 150 blocks and 150 steals.
Daniel Richard McBride is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and director. He starred in the HBO television series Eastbound & Down, Vice Principals, and The Righteous Gemstones, the first two of which he co-created with frequent collaborator Jody Hill. He has starred in films such as The Foot Fist Way (2006), Hot Rod (2007), Pineapple Express (2008), Tropic Thunder (2008), Up in the Air (2009), Your Highness (2011), This Is the End (2013), and Alien: Covenant (2017). He has done voice acting for Despicable Me (2010), Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011), The Angry Birds Movie, Sausage Party, and The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019).
Daniel John Dyer is an English actor and presenter. Dyer's breakthrough role was as Moff in Human Traffic, with other notable roles as Billy the Limpet in Mean Machine and as Tommy Johnson in The Football Factory. Following the success of The Football Factory, Dyer was often typecast in "hard-man" roles, although it was this image that allowed him to present The Real Football Factories, its spin-off, The Real Football Factories International and Danny Dyer's Deadliest Men. Dyer has also worked in theatre, having appeared in three plays written by Harold Pinter, with whom he had a close friendship.
Daniel Ricardo Manning is an American college basketball coach and retired National Basketball Association (NBA) player. He most recently served as the men's head coach at Wake Forest. Manning played high school basketball at Walter Hines Page High School in Greensboro, NC as well as Lawrence High School in Lawrence, Kansas. He played college basketball at the University of Kansas, and played in the NBA for 14 years. After retiring from professional basketball Manning became an assistant coach at his alma mater, the University of Kansas. He won the national championship with the Jayhawks in 1988 as a player, and again as an assistant in 2008. He is the all-time leading scorer in Kansas basketball history with 2,951 points. The next closest player to his point total is Nick Collison, who is 854 points behind Manning.
Daniel John Mark Luke O'Donoghue is an Irish singer-songwriter known for being the frontman of the Irish rock band The Script and as a coach on the first two series of the television singing talent show The Voice UK. He was earlier a member of the Irish boy band Mytown.
Daniel Lee Rose is an English professional footballer who plays as a left-back for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and the England national team.
Daniel John Willett is an English professional golfer who plays on the European Tour. In April 2016, he won his first major championship at the 2016 Masters Tournament, becoming only the second Englishman to achieve the feat and the first European in 17 years to win at Augusta National.
Daniel William John Ings is an English professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Southampton and the England national team.
Danny Fenster is an American journalist. He is the managing editor of Frontier Myanmar, a local news magazine. In the aftermath of the 2021 Myanmar coup d'état, Fenster became the only foreign journalist to be charged by military authorities. In August 2021, the National Press Club awarded Fenster with the 2021 John Aubuchon Press Freedom Award.
Daniel Nii Tackie Mensah Welbeck is an English professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Brighton & Hove Albion and the England national team.
Danny Mac is an English actor, known for various roles across both stage and screen.
Daniel Noel Drinkwater is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Süper Lig club Kasımpaşa on loan from Premier League club Chelsea. He previously played for Manchester United and Leicester City, and has spent time on loan at Huddersfield Town, Cardiff City, Watford, Barnsley, Burnley and Aston Villa. Drinkwater has also played internationally for England at under-18, under-19 and senior levels. He is a Premier League winner, having won the competition with Leicester in the season of 2015–16.