Dan was born and raised in California's Bay Area. He grew up immersed in a creative community surrounded by theater and arts. Inspired by a family member involved in Alameda's community children's theater (ACMT), it did not take long for Dan to find his way to the stage. At nine years old, he began acting and quickly fell in love with theater. Each passing year his list of theatrical credits grew as did his experience and studying.
After graduating from California State University, Northridge, Dan surprisingly pursued another passion of his—law enforcement. He became a police officer at his alma maters police department and was given the responsibility of providing crime prevention lectures and community safety workshops.
Since the start of his career as a professional actor, Dan has been an extensive student, specifically of voice over. Studying with Kalmenson & Kalmenson, The Voice Actor's Network, as well as numerous voice-over coaches in Los Angeles, including Jodi Gottlieb, Mick Wingert & Bob Bergen (see training).
You can hear Dan's voice in fantasy podcasts, Seminar and Mage & Machine. Television commercials, including Brinks Security and TRUTH, anti-smoking/vaping campaign. His ADR/dubbing resume includes TV's American Made, with Tom Cruise (NBC/FX), Costa Del Sol, and Little Switzerland (Netflix). For your video gaming delight, he voices, Pestilence The Cursed Templar in Aion Legions of War, and Nikola Tesla in Goosebumps, Dead of Night. BUT WAIT - there's more, COMING SOON!
In 2020, Dan stars as Professor Sylvanas Huxley, the occult historian and late-night tv show host of an all new animated cartoon, That Monster Show.
Dan is a proud member of the LGBTQ+ community, supporting diversity in the entertainment industry and considered an ally against prejudice and discrimination.
Dan is a union member of both SAG-AFTRA and AVGA.