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DANNY MAC captured the nation’s hearts and received overwhelming support during his incredible time on BBC1’s flagship entertainment show STRICTLY COME DANCING in 2016. The critics and bookies favourite, Danny broke Strictly records with his perfect Samba and made it all the way to the finish line with fellow contestants Ore Oduba and Louise Redknapp.
Born in London, Danny moved to the South Coast and became involved in theatre at an early age, having played the role of Gavroche in Cameron Mackintosh’s tour of LES MISERABLES in a ten week run in Southampton and reprising the role a year later in the West End. He went on to study acting at Chichester College before winning a place at the prestigious Arts Educational in Chiswick, London. Known for training some of the country’s leading actors and West End stars, Danny left in 2009 with a BA Hons degree in Performing Arts.
Danny went on to appear in many other theatre productions, including the Olivier and Tony award-winning West End musical WICKED, LEGALLY BLONDE based on the cult movie and the summer received brilliant reviews as the lead role of Gabey in the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre production of the classic musical ON THE TOWN, directed and choreographed by Drew McOnie “Mac is terrific as the wide-eyed, wholesome Gabey” - The Daily Telegraph.
Danny portrayed the lead male role of 'Joe Gillis' in the UK and Ireland tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic musical SUNSET BOULEVARD, alongside Ria Jones and directed by Nikolai Foster. Danny won a Manchester Theatre Award for his role and was nominated for a WhatsOnStage award. Most recently Danny was seen in the Leicester Curve production of WHITE CHRISTMAS as 'Bob Wallace’, a role he will reprise this November when the show transfers to the Dominion Theatre on London’s West End.
Danny’s television work has clocked him up an impressive number of awards and nominations including ‘Best Newcomer’ at the highly regarded National Television Awards, which is voted for by the British public. He also made a special appearance in the Sky One hit sitcom TROLLIED, alongside Jason Watkins.