|Born||Daniel Nicholas Patrick Samonas
March 7, 1990
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Born in Toronto, Ontario, Samonas is of Greek-Irish descent, and moved to Coral Springs, Florida with his family when he was 11. There he did print modeling and became involved in theater. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
After moving to Florida when he was 11, Samonas became involved in print modeling and local theater. His first lead role was in Ephraim, after which he served in several more films until his first television spot in Everybody Hates Chris. He returned to film and in 2006 was cast in the ABC pilot Enemies. This was followed by appearances in Zoey 101, Hannah Montana as Josh and repeated appearances as the voice of 'Teo" in Avatar:The Last Airbender. In 2006 he was cast as 'Meat' in The Last Day of Summer. In 2008, Samonas made an appearance on iCarly as Freddie's fencing rival Doug Toder and later appeared on Disney Channel's Wizards of Waverly Place as Alex's (Selena Gomez) boyfriend Dean.
|2012||Final Fantasy XIII-2||Maqui||VG|
|2011||Fishers of Men||Film|
|2010||Final Fantasy XIII||Maqui||VG; Voice Actor (English version)|
|2009||Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards||TV|
|2008||The Least of These|
|2007||Nickelodeon: 'The Last Day of Summer' - Behind the Scenes||TV|
|2008 - 2010||Wizards of Waverly Place||Dean Moriarty||TV; 9 episodes|
|2007 - 2008||Entourage||TV; 3 episodes|
|2007||iCarly||Cameo||Episode: "iDream Of Dance"|
|2008||Without a Trace||TV|
|2005 - 2007||Avatar: The Last Airbender||Teo||TV; Voice Actor; 4 episodes|
|2007||The Last Day of Summer||Meat||TV|
|2006||Stronger Than Daylight|
|2006||Thanks to Gravity|
|2006||Zoey 101||Student||TV Episode:Broadcast Views|
|2005||3 the Hard Way|
|2005||Everybody Hates Chris||TV|
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- "Official bio". danielsamonas.com. Retrieved 2009-06-22.
- "Development Update: March 21-22, Part 2: Dramas". The Futon Critic. March 22, 2006. Retrieved 2009-06-22.
- McDonough, Kevin (June 20, 2007). "Summer Keys On Adolescents". The Spokesman-Review. Retrieved 2009-06-22.[dead link]
- Stewart, Susan (July 20, 2007). "Middle School Sounds Scary, and Summer Is No Picnic". New York Times. Retrieved 2009-06-22.
- "Spotted: Selena & Daniel Getting Close!". Twist Magazine. January 16, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-22.