Daniel Mays

Daniel Mays


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 31-03-1978
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Epping, Essex, England, UK
  • Also Known As:

    Daniel Alan Mays
    Danny Mays

  • Popularity: 4.07
  • Homepage: N/A


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.




Year Movie Character
2017 Against the Law as Peter Wildeblood
2019 Fisherman’s Friends as Danny
2009 Shifty as Chris
2006 Middletown
2008 Consuming Passion as Charles Boon
2005 Class of '76 as DS Steven Grant
2012 Mrs Biggs as Ronald Biggs
2003 Rehab
2007 Consent as Steve
2009 The Firm as Yeti
2008 White Girl as Stevie
2007 Half Broken Things as Michael
2018 Mother's Day as Colin Parry
2018 The Interrogation of Tony Martin as DC Peters
2004 Vera Drake as Sid
2008 The Bank Job as Dave Shilling
2014 Common as Tommy Ward
2016 The Infiltrator as Frankie
2016 The Limehouse Golem as George Flood
2018 Swimming with Men as Colin
2002 Dead Casual
2012 Byzantium as Noel
2013 Welcome to the Punch as Nathan Bartnick
2018 Two for Joy as Lias
2005 The Secret Life of Words as Martin
2005 Beneath the Skin as Moz Burnside
2010 Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang as Blenkinsop
2002 Tipping the Velvet as Jimmy Burns
2011 The Adventures of Tintin as Allan / Pirate Flunky #1 (voice)
2019 1917 as Sergeant Sanders
2002 All or Nothing as Jason
2009 Mr. Nobody as Young Journalist
2016 Dad's Army as Private Walker
2010 Made in Dagenham as Eddie O'Grady
2015 Victor Frankenstein as Barnaby
2020 The Kemps: All True as Himself
2006 A Good Year as Bert the Doorman
2009 Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1974 as Michael Myshkin
2009 Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1983 as Michael Myshikin
2018 My Dinner with Hervé as Casey
2007 Atonement as Tommy Nettle
2005 The Best Man as Pool Guy
2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story as Tivik
2001 Pearl Harbor as Pilot

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