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Darryl McDaniels


Darryl Matthews McDaniels was born on May 31, 1964, in Queens, New York. His birth parents are unknown. At the age of 3 months, Byford and Banna McDaniels adopted him. He attended Catholic schools in New York City and after graduation, he attended St. John's University in Queens, New York. During this time in 1984 he recorded his first album ... See full bio »

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Known For

Die Hard
Die Hard Soundtrack
(1988)
Knocked Up
Knocked Up Soundtrack
(2007)
Due Date
Due Date Soundtrack
(2010)
Dogma
Dogma Soundtrack
(1999)

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 2016 Britain's Got More Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.13 (2016) ... (writer: "It's Like That" - uncredited)
 2016 How to Be Single (writer: "Christmas In Hollis")
 2013-2015 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 24 December 2015 (2015) ... (writer: "Christmas in Hollis")
- Episode dated 23 December 2015 (2015) ... (writer: "Christmas in Hollis")
- Episode dated 19 December 2013 (2013) ... (writer: "Christmas in Hollis")
 2015 Dolezal Backstage (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Das Weihnachts-Special (2015) ... (writer: "Christmas in Hollis")
 2015 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Mark Wahlberg/Bill Burr/Sheryl Crow (2015) ... (writer: "Christmas in Hollis" - uncredited)
- Lena Dunham/Colin Quinn (2015) ... (writer: "Run's House")
 2015 Sounds of the 80s (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2015 Christmas Special with Kim Wilde (2015) ... (writer: "Christmas in Hollis")
 2015 The Night Before (writer: "Christmas in Hollis")
 2015 Straight Outta Compton (writer: "Jam-Master Jay")
 2015 Lip Sync Battle (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Salt vs. Pepa (2015) ... (writer: "It's Tricky")
- Mike Tyson vs. Terry Crews (2015) ... (writer: "Sucker MC's")
 2015 The Official Top 50 Best-Selling Singles of the 90s and 00s (TV Movie) (writer: "It's Like That")
 2015 Fresh Dressed (Documentary) (writer: "Sucker MC's", "My Adidas")
 2014 1987 (writer: "It's Like That")
 2014 Born to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Welcome to the Jungle (2014) ... (writer: "King of Rock" - uncredited)
  Brooklyn Nine-Nine (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Christmas (2013) ... (performer: "Christmas in Hollis" - uncredited) / (writer: "Christmas in Hollis" - uncredited)
 2013 Turbo (writer: "It's Tricky")
 2013 The '80s: The Decade That Made Us (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lift Off (2013) ... (writer: "Hollis Crew (Krush-Groove 2)" - uncredited)
 2012 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2012 Grand Finale (2012) ... (writer: "It's Tricky" - uncredited)
 2012 The We and the I (writer: "It's Like That" - as Darryl M. McDaniels)
 2012 Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (Documentary) (writer: "Sucker MC's")
 2011/I Jack and Jill (writer: "It's Tricky")
 2011 Showboaters (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (2011) ... (writer: "It's Like That (Jason Nevins Remix)" - uncredited)
 2010 Due Date (writer: "This Is Why I'm Hot")
 2010 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.147 (2010) ... (writer: "Peter Piper", "Paul Revere" - uncredited)
 2010 Angel Camouflaged (writer: "It's Tricky")
 2010 Madonna: Sticky & Sweet Tour (Video documentary) (writer: "Into the Groove")
 2010/I The Bounty Hunter (writer: "It's Tricky")
 2010 Cop Out (writer: "King of Rock")
 2009 Nitro Circus (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Circus Heads West (2009) ... (writer: "It's Tricky")
 2009 Fast & Furious (writer: "Raising Hell" - as Darryl Matthews McDaniels)
 2007 Chuck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chuck Versus the Crown Vic (2007) ... (writer: "Christmas in Hollis" - uncredited)
 2007 SingStar '80s (Video Game) (writer: "It's Tricky")
 2007 Illegal Tender (writer: "It's Like That")
 2007 Who's Your Caddy? (writer: "Tell Me When to Go" - as Darryl Mathews McDaniels)
 2007 Knocked Up (performer: "All Along the Watchtower" - as DMC)
 2006 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (Video Game) (writer: "It's Like That")
 2005 The Office (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Christmas Party (2005) ... (writer: "Christmas in Hollis" - as Darryl "D.M.C." McDaniels)
 2005 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Everybody Hates Food Stamps (2005) ... (writer: "It's Like That")
- Everybody Hates the Pilot (2005) ... (writer: "It's Like That")
 2005 The Longest Yard (as Darryl Matthews McDaniels, "Oh")
 2004 The Wire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hamsterdam (2004) ... (writer: "My Downfall" - uncredited)
 2004 Friday Night Lights (writer: "It's Tricky")
 2004 White Chicks (writer: "It's Tricky")
 2004 My Baby's Daddy (writer: "Peter Piper" - as McDaniels)
 2004 Tony Hawk's Underground 2 (Video Game) (writer: "Soul Brother #1" - as Simons Darryl Matthews McDaniels)
 2003 Amplitude (Video Game) (writer: "King Of Rock")
 2003 2 Fast 2 Furious (writer: "Peter Piper" - as Darryl Matthew McDaniels)
 2003 Malibu's Most Wanted (writer: "It's Tricky")
 2002 The Hot Chick (writer: "It's Tricky" - as Darryl Matthews McDaniels)
 2002 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 (Video Game) (writer: "My Adidas")
 2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game) (writer: "Rock Box")
 2001 Undeclared (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Eric Visits Again (2001) ... (writer: "It's Tricky" - uncredited)
 2001 Scratch (Documentary) (writer: "Sucker MCs (Krush Groove 1)" - as Darryl Matthew McDaniels)
 2000 Run-DMC: Together Forever - Greatest Hits 1983-2000 (Video) (writer: "Rock Box", "King of Rock", "Down With the King", "Pause", "It's Tricky", "Walk This Way")
 2000 Road Trip (writer: "It's Tricky")
 2000 Ready to Rumble (writer: "King Of Rock")
 1999 Skate and Destroy (Video Game) (writer: "King of Rock")
 1999 Dogma (writer: "Run's House", "It's Like That" - as D. McDaniels)
 1998 Can't Hardly Wait (writer: "It's Tricky")
 1987-1998 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 3 April 1998 (1998) ... (writer: "It's Like That")
- Episode dated 11 June 1987 (1987) ... (writer: "It's Tricky")
 1997 Chasing Amy (writer: "Run's House" (1988) - as D. McDaniels)
 1993 Judgment Night (writer: "Me, Myself & My Microphone" - as Darryl "DMC" McDaniels)
 1993 CB4 (writer: "King of Rock" - as Darryl M. McDaniels)
 1992 Laws of Gravity (writer: "Christmas in Hollis")
 1991 Boyz n the Hood (writer: "Sucker M.C.'s" - as D. McDaniels)
 1988 Crossing Delancey (writer: "IT'S LIKE THAT")
 1988 Die Hard (writer: "Christmas in Hollis")
 1987 Less Than Zero (lyrics: "Christmas In Hollis" - as E. McDaniels) / (music: "Christmas In Hollis" - as E. McDaniels)
 1985 Krush Groove (writer: "King of Rock", "It's Like That", "You're Blind", "Krush Groovin'" - as D. McDaniels)
 1985 Desperately Seeking Susan (writer: "SUCKER M.C.'S")
 1984 Graffiti Rock (TV Movie) (writer: "Sucker MC's")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for Dr. Pepper (2003) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Run D.M.C. | D.M.C. | Run DMC | DMC | Darryl 'D.M.C.' McDaniels | Darryl 'DMC' McDaniels | Daryll McDaniels | Run-D.M.C. | Run-D.M.C | Run-DMC

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Arrested and charged for DWI and public intoxication in Atlanta, Georgia See more »

Trademark:

Large, tinted glasses. (during the 1980s)

Nickname:

Darryl Mac See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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