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.
Theater [ edit ]
Gold moved to Chicago after college where he performed as Michael in
Jean Cocteau's Indescretions, Oak Park Festivals and Much Ado About Nothing Patrick Marber's . In May 1998, he landed the part of Ste in Dealer's Choice Jonathan Harvey's coming of age play at The Famous Door Theater in Chicago. Its success there brought the whole cast to the Beautiful Thing 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 [ edit ]
Film roles include
with War of the Worlds Tom Cruise. with Charlie Wilson's War Tom Hanks. with Definitely, Maybe Ryan Reynolds, again for Craig Lucas and Birds of America with Spinning into Butter Sarah Jessica Parker. Upcoming roles include Ang Lee's Taking Woodstock and Last Night with Keira Knightley and in post production. The Harvest
2009 marked Gold's debut TV role in
as Matt Hartley, the love interest for the title character, played by Ugly Betty America Ferrera.
Gold was in the independent film
in Café Philadelphia, with Jennifer Love Hewitt and Jamie Kennedy.
He also appears in national commercials for McDonald's and AFLAC.
Personal life [ edit ]
Gold lives in
Brooklyn with his family. He is of English and Jewish descent.
Theatre [ edit ]
Filmography [ edit ]
Television [ edit ]
Awards and nominations [ edit ]
Obie Award for Outstanding Performance
Small Tragedy Won
Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Featured Actor
Small Tragedy Nominated
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