Daniel Eric Gold
|Daniel Eric Gold|
|Born||Daniel Eric Gold
September 19, 1975
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Daniel Eric Gold (born September 19, 1975 in Los Angeles, California) is an American actor. He attended Lee Strasberg's Theater Institute as a teenager, and went on to graduate from Penn State in 1996, with a degree in Theater Arts.
Gold moved to Chicago after college where he performed as Michael in Jean Cocteau's Indescretions, Oak Park Festivals Much Ado About Nothing and Patrick Marber's Dealer's Choice. In May 1998, he landed the part of Ste in Jonathan Harvey's coming of age play Beautiful Thing at The Famous Door Theater in Chicago. Its success there brought the whole cast to the Cherry Lane Theatre in NY, where it opened to rave reviews in February 1999.
Since moving to NY's West Village in 2000, Gold has played several theater roles. For Craig Lucas, he performed in This Thing of Darkness at the Atlantic Theater, A Small Tragedy and a role written especially for him in The Singing Forest. He performed in Loot and Singing Forest for the regional theater Intiman in Seattle.
He is a 2004 nominee for the Lucille Lortel Award for acting in the Craig Lucas Obie winning play, Small Tragedy." In June 2005, Gold was in Roundabout's The Paris Letter with John Glover and Ron Rifkin. That role was followed by Eric Bogosian's subUrbia."
Film and television
Film roles include War of the Worlds with Tom Cruise. Charlie Wilson's War with Tom Hanks. Definitely, Maybe with Ryan Reynolds, Birds of America again for Craig Lucas and Spinning into Butter with Sarah Jessica Parker. Upcoming roles include Ang Lee's Taking Woodstock and Last Night with Keira Knightley and The Harvest in post production.
He also appears in national commercials for McDonald's and AFLAC.
|1999||Beautiful Thing||Ste||Cherry Lane Theatre|
|2002||This Thing of Darkness||Donald/Reef||Linda Gross Theater|
|2004||Small Tragedy||Christmas||Playwrights Horizons|
|2005||Paris Letter, TheThe Paris Letter||Sam Arlen/Young Sandy||Laura Pels Theatre (current)|
|2006||subUrbia||Jeff||Second Stage Theatre|
|2008||Len, Asleep in Vinyl||Max||McGinn-Cazale Theatre|
|2005||War of the Worlds||Conspiracy buff|
|2007||Charlie Wilson's War||Donnelly|
|2008||Birds of America||Gary|
|2008||Spinning into Butter||Nathan|
|2009||Taking Woodstock||Joel Rosenman|
|2012||Hello I Must Be Going||Noah|
|2012||Christmas with Holly||Alex Nagle||Television film|
|2005||Law & Order: Trial by Jury||Nick||Episode: "Bang & Blame"|
|2005||Law & Order||David "D" Glass||Episode: "Flaw"|
|2009–2010||Ugly Betty||Matt Hartley||Recurring (season 3); main cast (season 4); 20 episodes|
|2010||Law & Order||Alex Conway||Episode: "Brilliant Disguise"|
|2012||Girls||Jessa's ex-boyfriend||Episode: "Hard Being Easy"|
Awards and nominations
|2003–2004||Obie Award for Outstanding Performance||Small Tragedy||Won|
|2004||Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Featured Actor||Small Tragedy||Nominated|
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