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Overview (3)

Born in Pickering, Ontario, Canada
Birth NameDaniel Arthur Smith
Height 5' 7½" (1.71 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Danny Smith was born in Montreal but moved to Pickering, Ontario at the age of seven.

After high school, Danny was accepted into AMDA (American Musical and Dramatic Academy) in New York City, but did not go, instead appearing in many musical theatre productions at Stage West in Mississauga.

He went on to study and perform improvisational comedy at The Second City in Toronto, one of his teachers being SCTV's Joe Flaherty. This led to lead roles on television ("It's Alive!", "Big Wolf on Campus") and film ("National Lampoon's Senior Trip", "All I Wanna Do", "The Big Hit".)

He also wrote and performed the "Big Wolf on Campus" theme song, as well as scoring some scenes.

In 2000, he was one of eight men flown to New York City to audition for Saturday Night Live, exclusively for Lorne Michaels.

Danny lives in Toronto and Los Angeles where he was the singer/songwriter/guitarist/pianist for the now-defunct rock band The City Drive (Sony Records). The band released "Always Moving Never Stopping" (2006) and "Egocentral EP"(2007) and opened for Aerosmith, Fleetwood Mac, Goo Goo Dolls and Hoobastank.

In 2010, Danny appeared in Disney's "Harriet The Spy", "The Ron James Show" and the film "Suck" which won the Audience Award for Best Film at the Whistler Film Festival.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Trivia (6)

Danny appeared on the game show The Price Is Right (1972) on March 27, 2001. He won throughout the show including the "Showcase Showdown" where he took home lots of cash and prizes, including a car.
Did McDonald's Canada commercials (March, 2009).
Danny's songs have been featured in the films "American Pie: Band Camp" and "Yours, Mine & Ours", and the TV show "Celebrity Poker Showdown".
Won the Montreal Mirror "Best Actor" and "Most Desirable Male" awards in 2001.
Danny's painting "Random Hero (RIP Ryan Dunn)" was seen on MTV's "Ryan Dunn Tribute Special" in 2011.
He played Brandon Quinn's best friend in both Big Wolf on Campus (1999) and Fizzy Bizness (2002).

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