Daniel Gillies Biography
(Known for His Role of ‘Elijah Mikaelson’ in the TV series ‘The Vampire Diaries’)
Birthday: March 14, 1976 (Pisces)
Born In: Winnipeg, Canada
Daniel Gillies is a Canadian-born New Zealand actor who is popularly known for portraying the character of ‘Elijah Mikaelson’ in the American supernatural drama television series ‘The Vampire Diaries’. Gillies also featured in ‘The Vampire Diaries’ spin-off show ‘The Originals’. Despite coming from a family with a medical background, he was never interested in the field of medicine. From a young age, he was more inclined towards the show business. After making his debut in a New Zealand television drama series ‘Street Legal’, he has since appeared in several popular films as well television shows. He got his big break when he was picked for a role in the Canadian supernatural medical drama television series ‘Saving Hope’. He played the character of ‘Dr. Joel Goran’ on the show which had a mystical as well as a paranormal side to it. His appearances in popular films include ‘Spider-Man 2’, ‘Bride and Prejudice’, ‘The Sensation of Sight’, and ‘Captivity’. He also appeared in ‘NCIS’ as the British MI-6 agent ‘Royal Marine Major Peter Malloy’.