Has one younger brother, Joe.
Attended Bath Spa University (2007).
He is die-hard Sunderland FC supporter.
Attended the Actor's Studio in London (2011).
Aside from being an actor, Daniel is also a writer and has written screenplays for three films which are being finalised.
Began acting at age 5, when he played Joseph in Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat at school.
His parents, Denise and Paul, are both teachers who were involved in Labour's 'public service' strike in London alongside Alan Rickman.
His younger brother Joe, is a clothes designer.
Plays the piano, guitar and drums.
His father, Paul, was an amateur actor in the 80's and attended the same actor workshop as Gina McKee and Chris Cowie.
His uncle, Clive Neal, is a professor in Geology and regularly supervises programs for NASA in the US.
Is cousins to The Webb Twins (David & Tony). They played Stanley and Bruce Matthews in the TV sitcom "Hi-de-Hi!" from 1979-1987.
Holds a Post Grade 8 award, both in Acting and Musical Theatre with Guildhall School of Music and Drama (2005).