Daniel Kash

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Daniel Kash
Kash at the Big Apple Convention
in New York City in 2009
Born (1959-04-25) April 25, 1959 (age 61)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Alma materDrama Centre London[1]
OccupationActor and film director
Years active1986–present
Hayley Tyson
(m. 1988)
Parent(s)Eugene Kash
Maureen Forrester
FamilyLinda Kash (sister)

Daniel Joshua Kash (born April 25, 1959)[2] is a Canadian actor and film director.

Life and career[edit]

Kash was born in Montreal, Quebec, the son of Canadian opera singer Maureen Forrester and Toronto-born violinist and conductor Eugene Kash (May 1, 1912 – March 6, 2004). He is the brother of actress Linda Kash. His father's family was Jewish, while his mother converted to Judaism.[3]

He studied acting at the Drama Centre in London, UK, and has appeared in both film and television. His first film role was Private Spunkmeyer in Aliens (1986). He has also directed three short films: Germgirl, Flip Phone and For Lease (released in 2007).


Kash has appeared in the films Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows, Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (as Axel Turner), The Hunt for the BTK Killer, Crown Heights, True Confections, Gross Misconduct, Mr. Rock 'n' Roll: The Alan Freed Story, The Path to 9/11, Solo, The Last Days of Patton, Mama and Easy Land.

He has appeared in the TV series Nikita, The Event, The Line, A Taste of Shakespeare, Relic Hunter, Goosebumps, Due South, Law & Order, RoboCop: The Series, Street Legal, The Hitchhiker, Forever Knight, Lifetime's MISSING, Angela's Eyes, Hannibal and Orphan Black. He also had recurring roles on the FX TV series The Strain (as Everett Barnes), on the Syfy series The Expanse as the villain Dresden, and Bitten as the Alpha Werewolf for the Russian pack, and a main role in Bad Blood as Enzo Cosoleto. Kash was also featured in Ubisoft's 2014 video game Watch Dogs as main antagonist Damien Brenks.He also voiced Orion in the 2014 Video game "Thief" as Orion, the main villain.

Personal life[edit]

Kash resides in Toronto, Ontario and Los Angeles, California with his wife and their two sons (Kenzie Kash, Tyson Kash)[4]



  1. ^ "Daniel Kash Biography". William & Elyse's Due South Page. William and Elyse. 7 June 2009. Archived from the original on 4 June 2012. Retrieved June 15, 2012.
  2. ^ "Daniel Kash Biography (1959-)". Film Reference. Advameg. Retrieved 15 June 2012.
  3. ^ Coulbourn, John (June 17, 2010). "Opera great Forrester dies". Jam! Showbiz. Canoe. Retrieved June 15, 2012.
  4. ^ "Biography for Daniel Kash". IMDb. Retrieved June 15, 2012.

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