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Daniel Gillies was born on 14 March 1976 in Winnipeg, Canada and moved to New Zealand at a young age. Though born into a family of strong medical background (his father is a pediatrician, his mother a nurse, and his great great great grandfather is the renowned ENT/plastic surgery pioneer Sir Harold Gillies), he became interested in acting and ... See full bio »

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The Originals Elijah Mikaelson
Spider-Man 2 John Jameson
Bride & Prejudice Johnny Wickham
Into the West Ethan Biggs


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 2013-2018 The Originals (TV Series)
Elijah Mikaelson
- When the Saints Go Marching In (2018) ... Elijah Mikaelson
- The Tale of Two Wolves (2018) ... Elijah Mikaelson
- 'Til the Day I Die (2018) ... Elijah Mikaelson
- There in the Disappearing Light (2018) ... Elijah Mikaelson
- We Have Not Long to Love (2018) ... Elijah Mikaelson
 2017 The Lost Wife of Robert Durst (TV Movie)
Robert Durst
 2017 SEAL Team (TV Series)
Nate Massey
- Other Lives (2017) ... Nate Massey
- Tip of the Spear (2017) ... Nate Massey
 2012-2015 Saving Hope (TV Series)
Dr. Joel Goran
- All the Pretty Horses (2015) ... Dr. Joel Goran
- Fearless (2015) ... Dr. Joel Goran
- A Simple Plan (2015) ... Dr. Joel Goran
- Remains of the Day (2015) ... Dr. Joel Goran
- Trading Places (2015) ... Dr. Joel Goran
 2010-2014 The Vampire Diaries (TV Series)
Elijah Mikaelson
- 500 Years of Solitude (2014) ... Elijah Mikaelson
- The Originals (2013) ... Elijah Mikaelson
- Pictures of You (2013) ... Elijah Mikaelson
- American Gothic (2013) ... Elijah Mikaelson
- The Five (2012) ... Elijah Mikaelson
 2012 Broken Kingdom
Jason '80'
 2010 NCIS (TV Series)
Royal Marine Major Peter Malloy
- Royals & Loyals (2010) ... Royal Marine Major Peter Malloy
 2010 True Blood (TV Series)
- I Smell a Rat (2010) ... Jon
 2010 The Glades (TV Series)
Dave Rollins
- Doppelganger (2010) ... Dave Rollins
 2008 Uncross the Stars
 2007 Wait for Me (Video) (voice)
 2007 Matters of Life and Death (Short)
 2007 Captivity
Gary Dexter
 2007 Masters of Horror (TV Series)
Jack Miller
- Dream Cruise (2007) ... Jack Miller
 2006 The Sensation of Sight
 2005 Into the West (TV Mini-Series)
Ethan Biggs
- Hell on Wheels (2005) ... Ethan Biggs
- Dreams and Schemes (2005) ... Ethan Biggs
 2004 Bride & Prejudice
Johnny Wickham
 2004 Evil Remains
 2004 Spider-Man 2
John Jameson
 2002 Snow Queen (TV Movie)
Delfont Chalfont
 2002 Various Positions
 2002 Mentors (TV Series)
King Arthur
- Once and Future King (2002) ... King Arthur
 2002 Jeremiah (TV Series)
- The Long Road: Part 1 (2002) ... Simon
 2000-2001 Street Legal (TV Series)
Tim O'Connor
- For Better, for Worse (2001) ... Tim O'Connor
- Tim's Friend (2001) ... Tim O'Connor
- The Juror (2001) ... Tim O'Connor
- Streetfighter (2001) ... Tim O'Connor
- The Coach (2001) ... Tim O'Connor
 2001 No One Can Hear You
Dirk Mettcalfe
 2000 Cleopatra 2525 (TV Series)
Cute Guy
- Mind Games (2000) ... Cute Guy
 1999 Young Hercules (TV Series)
- My Fair Lilith (1999) ... Antos
 1998 A Soldier's Sweetheart
Medic (as Daniel J. Gillies)
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New Zealanders have conventions and pleasantries, but we are direct. We are encouraged to be transparent with our behavior and not to employ passive aggression. See more »


His wife, Rachael Leigh Cook, gave birth to their second child, son Theodore Vigo Sullivan Gillies, on April 4, 2015 at 5 am in Los Angeles. See more »

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