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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 20 July 1985Wheeling, Illinois, USA
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

John Francis Daley began acting in the national and international tour of The Who's Tommy, playing young Tommy - and coming to national prominence in the critically acclaimed, cult classic series, Freaks and Geeks (1999). Now a regular on the Fox hit, Bones (2005), John can also be seen in the Lions Gate comedy, Waiting and the upcoming Rapture-Palooza (2013), opposite Anna Kendrick and Craig Robinson.

Now enjoying a successful screenwriting career, with his writing partner, Jonathan M. Goldstein, the two have sold several scripts in the past three years, including the summer hit, Horrible Bosses (2011).

As well as being an actor and screenwriter, John is also a musician, playing keyboard and singing lead vocals in his band, Dayplayer soon to release their first CD.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: The Management Company

Trivia (15)

John's father is actor R.F. Daley, known for many productions on Broadway and in regional theater as well as appearances on television.
Auditioned several times for "Les Miserables" on Broadway - but was never tall enough to play Gavroche. By the time he was tall enough, he had lost interest.
When John appeared as a guest star on Boston Public (2000), his real-life father, R.F. Daley (a Broadway veteran), portrayed his TV father.
Holds a black belt in kung fu.
Plays piano.
Was an honor student.
Plays drums in a band.
John's mother, Nancy Daley, is an accomplished musician, singer, and teacher.
Played "Danny" in a school play of "Grease" for Nyack Middle School.
Lived in Nyack, New York.
#94 on VH1's 100 Greatest Teen Stars
Experienced his first "unemployment" due to his choice to decline to work on a 2006 pilot because the producers failed to meet his quote, thereby establishing his credibility as a bankable television personality.
Singer/keyboardist in the alternative rock band Dayplayer.
#67 in VH1 100 Greatest Kid Stars (2012).
Met his co-writer, Jonathan M. Goldstein, because Daley's girlfriend is a friend of Goldstein's wife.

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