Daniel Goddard (actor)

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Daniel Goddard
Daniel Goddard - Monte-Carlo Television Festival.jpg
Goddard in 2013
Born Daniel Richard Goddard
(1971-08-28) 28 August 1971 (age 45)
Sydney, Australia
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Rachael Marcus (2002–present) 2 children

Daniel Richard Goddard (born 28 August 1971 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia) is a model and an actor. He is known for his role as Dar on BeastMaster, based on the 1982 film, The Beastmaster.


He had nearly completed a degree in finance, but he transferred to the Ensemble Actors Studio without finishing the degree. After several theatrical appearances, Goddard landed his first television role in the Australian soap opera, Home and Away, as Eric Phillips.

Goddard then departed for Hollywood, modelling for Calvin Klein and Dolce & Gabbana. He landed the lead role of Dar on the series BeastMaster from 1999 to 2002 and returned to his native country, Australia, to film the series. On 12 January 2007, he joined the cast of the American soap The Young and the Restless as Cane Ashby.

Owing to his popularity with the female audience, on occasion Goddard has modelled on another CBS Daytime television series, The Price Is Right.

Personal life[edit]

Goddard began dating interior designer Rachael Marcus in August 1998, they married on 3 February 2002. They have two sons, Ford Martin (b. February 6, 2006) and Sebastian William (b. December 19, 2008.)[1]



Year Title Role Notes
1995 Home and Away Eric Phillips 10
1999-2002 BeastMaster Dar Lead role (65 episodes)
2001 South Pacific (uncredited) TV film
2003 Dream Warrior Rage
2004 Wild Card Nigel Episode: "Auntie Venom"
2004 Monk Evan Corker Episode: "Mr. Monk and the Captain's Wife"
2005 Age of Kali
2006 Lightspeed Python / Edward Bartlett TV film
2007 These Boots Are Made for Walken Bennie Brenner Short film
2007–present Young and the Restless, TheThe Young and the Restless Cane Ashby Main role (548 episodes)
2009 Perfect Sleep, TheThe Perfect Sleep Sergei
2009 Immortally Yours Alex Stone


Year Title Notes
2000-2002 BeastMaster 6 Episodes


  1. ^ "Daniel Goddard Welcomes Son Sebastian William" CelebrityBabies.com. Retrieved 21 May 2009.

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