Danny Alder

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Danny Alder
Born London, England, UK
Other names Danny Allder
Occupation Actor
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Danny Alder, sometimes credited as Danny Allder, is a UK-based Australian film, television and theatre actor.


He attended the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts at the Edith Cowan University in Mount Lawley, Western Australia, and the Aboriginal Centre for the Performing Arts (http://www.acpa.net.au) in Brisbane.


Alder worked consistently in Australia on both stage and screen in Brisbane, Queensland and Melbourne and decided to move to the UK in 2007.

Within a few weeks of arriving in the UK, he accepted the role of Fin on EastEnders (one episode; credited as Danny Allder).

Alder has since worked in France, Israel, Portugal and Italy appearing in a new comedy Ikea commercial set in a prison.[clarification needed]

He has also appeared in several films including Blurred written by Stephen Davies and the Melbourne made horror film Damned by Dawn.

A Fistful of Snow[edit]

In 2009 Alder performed in his second one-man show, A Fistful of Snow,[1] as part of the Brighton Festival Fringe in Brighton, England, for which he received an award for 2009 Best Male Performer from Latest 7,[2] a weekly magazine covering the Brighton area.

A Fistful of Snow was then performed at the 2009 Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Edinburgh, Scotland, at C Venues.[clarification needed] whilst Danny was also performing in "The Hotel" a concept theatre piece, written and directed by UK comedian and writer, Mark Watson.


  1. ^ castlesintheskyproductions.co.uk , Castle in the Sky Productions (provides information on A Fistful of Snow). Accessed 18 January 2010.
  2. ^ Staff writer (undated). "Brighton Festival and Fringe Shows Honoured in the Latest Awards — 75-Year-Old Stripper Named 'Star of the Festival'" Archived 12 June 2009 at the Wayback Machine.. Latest 7. Accessed 18 January 2010.

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