Mini Bio (1)
The son of a street wise and sometimes violent Italian father and wildly creative Russian Jewish mother paved the way for a young Steve Daron to release his intense energy through Acting and Combat Sports. Since Early on he has been known to do impressive imitations and impersonations that entertained Family and Friends. He won a National Vocal Imitation contest that brought him to Hollywood where he studied at the American Academy, Estelle Harman and with the great Stella Adler who took notice. After landing several small roles Steve moved back to Florida to help an ailing father with the family business. Missing acting motivated him to jump back in and audition resulting in Daron getting some bigger roles in low budget Indies. He then played a character named "Joe" a criminal with a conscience in a Film called "CALLOUS" and got good reviews in the award winning Feature that won best Florida Film at F.L.I.F.F. Things changed after a friend suggested he audition for screen legend Burt Reynold's for his Theatre and Film school. Acting coach Sherman Roberts recommended an audition for Mr. Reynold's to have Daron get right into his Master Acting class and starting from day one Burt Reynold's became the mentor showing Daron the ropes of Film acting. Steve Daron credits Burt Reynold's for pushing him to take his work to a higher professional level. He did just that and got to Star with his mentor in "HOLLOW CREEK" playing "Blake Blackman" and sharing the screen with Reynold's which created very captivating and moving moments for both actors. Daron followed that up with another Lead role in "HIDDEN ASSETS"  the role of Grady another character with an intense brooding nature that is fighting to control his pain and volatility. Then Daron co-produced and starred in the "BUS DRIVER"  shot in the California Mojave desert playing former jaded special ops "Joe Smythe." The "BUS DRIVER" was a fast paced exhausting full contact project with many fight scenes where Daron used his years of boxing and martial arts training with various world champions to endure the shoot. After either co-producing or co-writing several films, Daron decided to take the leap and go solo. He wanted to create a story that brings all types of people together, The "SHADOW FIGHTER" was born Daron portrays "Rodney LIGHTNING Rhodes" a homeless ex-boxing contender that meets an inner-city kid he teaches to fight so ruthless drug dealers can't force him to deal drugs. This unlikely bond between the two shows you never know from whom your gonna get what you need, to survive in life. The "SHADOW FIGHTER" is inspired by the relationships Daron experienced over the years in boxing and martial arts gyms.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Laura Zavattaro