Darryl McDaniels

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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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Die Hard Soundtrack
The Bounty Hunter Soundtrack
Friday Night Lights Soundtrack
Cop Out Soundtrack


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  Ahead of State: Bad Guy (Video short) (post-production)
Darryl McDaniels
 2020 For NYC (Short)
 2016 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Jingle Barack Sketch
- Casey Affleck/Chance the Rapper (2016) ... Jingle Barack Sketch (uncredited)
 2011 FCU: Fact Checkers Unit (TV Series)
- Fly Like a Buttress (2011) ... DMC
 2005 The Warriors (Video Game)
Scopes (voice, as DMC)
 2005 Roll Bounce
Garden D.J. Smooth Dee (as Darryl 'DMC' McDaniels)
 2003 Death of a Dynasty
Old School Rapper #2 (as DMC)
 2001 Run-D.M.C. Feat. Stephan Jenkins: Rock Show (Video short)
Darryl McDaniels
 1999 Run-DMC: Sucker MC's - Krush Groove 1 (Video short)
Darryl McDaniels (voice)
 1998 Run-D.M.C. vs. Jason Nevins: It's Like That (Video short)
Darryl McDaniels (voice)
 1998 Run-D.M.C. vs. Jason Nevins: It's Tricky (Video short)
Darryl McDaniels (voice)
 1993 Who's the Man?
Detective (as DMC)
 1993 Run-D.M.C. Feat. Pete Rock & CL Smooth: Down with the King (Video short)
Darryl McDaniels
 1990 Run-DMC: Faces (Video short)
Darryl McDaniels
 1990 Run-DMC: Pause (Video short)
Darryl McDaniels
 1990 Run-DMC: The Ave (Video short)
Darryl McDaniels
 1989 WWF Challenge (TV Series)
- Episode dated 2 April 1989 (1989) ... DMC
 1988 Run-D.M.C.: Beats to the Rhyme (Video short)
Darryl McDaniels
 1988 Run-DMC: Mary, Mary (Video short)
Darryl McDaniels
 1988 Tougher Than Leather
Darryl 'DMC' McDaniels
 1988 Run-D.M.C.: Run's House (Video short)
Darryl McDaniels
 1987 Run-D.M.C.: Christmas in Hollis (Video short)
Darryl McDaniels
 1987 Run-DMC: The Video (Video short)
Darryl McDaniels
 1987 Run-D.M.C.: It's Tricky (Video short)
D.M.C. (as D.M.C.)
 1986 Reading Rainbow (TV Series)
- Abiyoyo (1986) ... DMC
 1986 Run DMC and Aerosmith: Walk This Way (Video short)
Darryl McDaniels
 1985 Run-D.M.C.: King of Rock (Video short)
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 1985 Run-D.M.C.: You Talk Too Much (Video short)
Darryl McDaniels
 1984 Run-DMC: Rock Box (Video short)
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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


6' 1" (1.85 m)


Zuri L. McDaniels  (1 child)

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Located and met his birth mother, Berncenia Lovelace, in 2005. See more »


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