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- Date of Birth:
- March 14, 1976
- 5' 11"
Daniel Gillies (born March 14, 1976 in Winnipeg, Canada) is a Canadian-born New Zealand actor and filmmaker. He got his start on syndicated TV shows like Young Hercules and Cleopatra 2525, before graduating to major movies like Spider-Man 2. His fame skyrocketed when he was cast on The CW’s The Vampire Diaries as Elijah, a character which also appears on the spin-off, The Originals.
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Daniel is best known for starring on The CW’s The Vampire Diaries and The Originals.
Daniel married Rachael Leigh Cook Aug. 14, 2004. The couple announced they were expecting their first child on May 13, 2013. On Jan. 22, 2015, Rachael and Daniel announced they were expecting their second child.