Daniel R. Foster was born in San Francisco. He grew up in a diverse household immersed in the Bay Area's eclectic, creative arts community, surrounded by theater and performing. Inspired by his cousin who paved the way at Alameda's Children's Musical Theater (ACMT), it did not take long for Dan to find his way to the stage. At nine years old, he started acting at ACMT where he would continue honing his craft learning Shakespeare, improvisation, dance, and music. In high school Dan was involved in theater from his freshman year all through graduation.
Besides his work on stage Dan's versatility has allowed him to work both in film and behind the microphone in animation and video games/interactive VR. Dan can be seen on camera in films like, Collision by Tiffany Rhodes. His voice has been heard on television and the radio in commercials including Brinks Security (villain), and CapCenter (Count Dracula). In cartoons such as, That Monster Show (Professor Huxley), Mayor Doesgood/Sgt. Libo in the original VR series, NightMara, and in video games The Callisto Protocol, New World, WWE 2K22, Genshin Impact, SMITE, Demon's Souls, and Goosebumps Dead of Night, with Jack Black; in addition to several upcoming credits in production. Fantasy podcast fans can hear Dan in, Seminar and Mage & Machine. His ADR/dubbing resume includes American Made, with Tom Cruise (NBC/FX), Costa Del Sol, and Little Switzerland (Netflix). For more see credits.
Dan is the great grandson of Spanish actor/director, Juan Calvo, who immigrated from Spain to Mexico to continue his career in television and film with his two sons who also followed in his footsteps. Dan's grandfather, Manolo (Manuel) Calvo and his uncle, Armando Calvo.
Dan proudly supports his LGBTQIA+ community. He identifies as He/Him and advocates for accessibility, diversity, and authenticity in the entertainment industry. He enjoys adventure traveling with his husband, time in the kitchen experimenting with new recipes, or a lazy day on the couch with his best friend, Max the dog.