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 from coast-to-coast with her amazing gift for dance, choreography and glamour.
Candis can be seen in the hit ABC series Dirty Sexy Money where she plays actor Billy Baldwin's (Patrick) transgender love interest Carmelita. Candis is the first transgender actress to have a recurring role on a prime-time series.
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Candis was the 2001 winner of the Miss Continental U.S.A. national pageant for female impersonators, held every Labor Day in Chicago, Illinois.
(February 2003) Candis is the host of "The Candis Cayne Show", a weekly show that plays every Monday at the famed NYC gay club 'Barracuda'
(April 2006) Can be seen in her one woman show "Gorgeous" in New York on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday nights at The Viceroy, Brite Bar, and Barracuda respectively.
(March 2007) Can now be seen Saturday nights at Tour Restaurant/Bar, Sundays at Opus22, and Mondays at Aspen, all in New York City.
(April 2007) Candis can now be seen on Saturday nights at Tour, Sunday nights at her new show at the Ritz Bar, and Monday nights at Aspen, all in Manhattan.
(February 2009) In Los Angeles, and doing her weekly show at The Abbey food and bar Monday nights
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