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Candis Cayne

Candis was born as Brendan McDaniel in Hawaii. Brendan transitioned to Candis Cayne and became one of the United States' most popular and sought-after transgender actresses. Candis first made a name for herself at the famed NYC gay hot-spot "Boy Bar", where her performances drew raves. A classically trained dancer, Candis has thrilled audiences ... See full bio »

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  Slate & Kelly (pre-production)
Jodie Bevans (rumored)
 2015 Myrna (TV Movie)
Holland Hollis
 2014 Crazy Bitches
 2013 Meth Head
 2012 Groom's Cake (Short)
 2012 She's Living for This (TV Series)
Special Guest
- The Candis Cayne Episode (2012) ... Special Guest
 2011 Necessary Roughness (TV Series)
- Dream On (2011) ... Geraldine
 2010 ACME Hollywood Dream Role (TV Series)
- Candis Cayne (2010)
 2010 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series)
Allison Webb
 2009 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Alexis Stone
- Alexis Stone II (2009) ... Alexis Stone
- Alexis Stone (2009) ... Alexis Stone
 2008 Libanesa Loira
 2008 Sordid Lives: The Series (TV Series)
Therapist #19
- An Audacious Affair (2008) ... Therapist #19
 2007 Starrbooty
Annaka Manners
 2007 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Quentin Conrad
- The Lying Game (2007) ... Quentin Conrad
 2006 My Heart Belongs to Data (Short)
 1999 Charlie!
 1998 Mob Queen
Glorice Kalsheim
 1996 Always Something Better
 1995 To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar
Candis Cayne (as Brendan McDanniel)
 1995 Stonewall
 1995 New York Undercover (TV Series)
- High on the Hog (1995) ... Tamaray
 1994 In the Closet (Short)
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Show Show Self (29 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Brendan McDanniel


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Her role in Dirty Sexy Money (2007) made Cayne the first transgender actress to play a recurring transgender character in a primetime show. See more »

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