Danny Daniels (I) (1927–2010)

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Danny Daniels was born on November 1, 1927 in Georgetown, British Guiana as Daniel Giagni. He is known for his work on Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994), Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995) and The Saint (1962). He was married to Berenice Grant. He died on December 4, 2010 in Inglewood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls Wachootoo Witch Doctor
The Saint Barman


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 1995 Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
Wachootoo Witch Doctor (as Danny D. Daniels)
 1994 Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult
Cabbie (as Danny D. Daniels)
 1988 Favorite Son (TV Mini-Series)
- Part Three (1988)
- Part Two (1988)
- Part One (1988)
 1987 The Outing
Dr. Theo Bressling (as Danny D. Daniels)
 1987 Retribution
Rasta Doctor (as Danny D. Daniels)
 1986 Thunder Run
Bard (as Danny D. Daniels)
 1982 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
- The Ives Have It (1982) ... Officer (as Danny D. Daniels)
 1972 Scoop (TV Series)
- The Scoop (1972) ... Servant
 1970 Diamond Crack Diamond (TV Series)
Colonel Mjamba
- Diamonds and Spades (1970) ... Colonel Mjamba
 1970 Mogul (TV Series)
- A Pig in a Pipe (1970) ... Josh
 1970 Carry on Up the Jungle
Nosha Chief
 1969 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
- Up Pompeii! (1969) ... Agrippa
 1969 Up Pompeii! (TV Series)
- Up Pompeii! (1969) ... Agrippa
 1969 The Oblong Box
 1966-1969 The Power Game (TV Series)
Special Branch Man / Immigration Officer
- One Via Zurich (1969) ... Special Branch Man
- Safe Conduct (1966) ... Immigration Officer
 1968 Man in a Suitcase (TV Series)
- No Friend of Mine (1968) ... Ringleader
 1968 Dark of the Sun
General Moses
 1967 Mickey Dunne (TV Series)
First negro
- The Stationary Tenants (1967) ... First negro
 1967 The Saint (TV Series)
- Island of Chance (1967) ... Barman (as Danny Daniells)
 1967 Prehistoric Women
 1966 Jemima and Johnny (Short)
 1965 Voodoo Blood Death
 1964 Secret Agent (TV Series)
- The Galloping Major (1964) ... Adjutant
 1964 Woman of Straw
 1958-1961 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- Murder Club (1961) ... Policeman
- Emperor Jones (1958)
 1961 Knight Errant Limited (TV Series)
Sandy Johnson
- The Voodoo Danger (1961) ... Sandy Johnson
 1961 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Gerry Bye
- Payment in Kind (1961) ... Gerry Bye
 1958 White Hunter (TV Series)
Kuyo / The Bearer / Bearer
- Let My People Go (1958) ... Kuyo
- The Step-father (1958) ... The Bearer
- Pegasus (1958) ... Bearer
 1958 Storm Over Jamaica
Boatman (uncredited)
 1956 The Valiant (TV Movie)
 1955 Fast and Loose (TV Series)
- Episode #2.1 (1955)
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He acted in Cole Porter's musical, "Kiss Me Kate", at the New Century Theatre on Broadway in New York City with Keith Andes, Anne Jeffreys and Betty Ann Grove in the cast. See more »

Alternate Names:

Danny Daniells | Danny D. Daniels

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Danny Daniels, dancer, choreographer, director, and teacher was born Daniel Giagni, Jr., the son of Daniel, Sr. and Mary (Bucci) Giagni. He began dancing at the age of five and-a-half, after seeing the tap dancing of Fred Astaire on film. His father enrolled him as a student of Tommy Sternfeld, his first tap dance teacher in his hometown of Albany, New York. He also studied ballet in Albany and ... See more »

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