Biography

The middle of five children. His father was a police officer/detective and his mother was a social worker. He received his B.A. from St. Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania and pursued his M.F.A. on a full scholarship at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. Kelly has appeared in numerous off-Broadway and off-off-Broadway productions, primarily at the Public Theater and the Second Stage. A product of regional national theater, he has been a company member of the Williamstown Theatre Festival, the Folger Theater, Arena Stage, and the Actors Theater of Louisville among others. He toured with the National Players, the oldest classical touring company in the United States. He starred on Broadway as Brick opposite Kathleen Turner in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof", and as Paul Verrall opposite Madeline Kahn in "Born Yesterday". In 2003, he appeared at the Mark Taper Theater Forum, originating the role of Richard in "Living Out" by Lisa Loomer.

The middle of five children. His father was a police officer/detective and his mother was a social worker. He received his B.A. from St. Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania and pursued his M.F.A. on a full scholarship at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. Kelly has appeared in numerous off-Broadway and off-off-Broadway productions, primarily at the Public Theater and the Second Stage. A product of regional national theater, he has been a company member of the Williamstown Theatre Festival, the Folger Theater, Arena Stage, and the Actors Theater of Louisville among others. He toured with the National Players, the oldest classical touring company in the United States. He starred on Broadway as Brick opposite Kathleen Turner in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof", and as Paul Verrall opposite Madeline Kahn in "Born Yesterday". In 2003, he appeared at the Mark Taper Theater Forum, originating the role of Richard in "Living Out" by Lisa Loomer.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 47

Birthday 1952-08-10

Place of Birth Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA

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Also Known As

  • Daniel Hugh-Kelly

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Crazy Alien as The President of the United States
2016 Holiday Breakup as William
2016 A Father's Secret as Caswell Foxx
2015 ToY as Steven
2015 Sex, Death and Bowling as Dick McAllister
2013 Mischief Night as David
2013 The Monkey's Paw as Gillespie
2013 Invasion Roswell as David
2013 Devil May Call as Tony
2012 God's Country as Mr. Randolph Whitaker
2009 Castle (1 episode) as Evan Potter
2008 The Mentalist (1 episode) as Philip Carmichael
2005 Supernatural (1 episode) as Sheriff Jake Devins
2004 Boston Legal (1 episode)
2003 Cold Case (1 episode)
2003 NCIS (1 episode) as Admiral Kendall
2003 Las Vegas (1 episode)
2002 For the People (1 episode)
2001 Ponderosa (20 episodes) as Ben Cartwright
2001 Guardian as Agent Taylor
2001 Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot as John F. Kennedy
2000 The In Crowd
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1 episode)
1999 Chill Factor as Col. Leo Vitelli
1999 Twice in a Lifetime (1 episode)
1998 From the Earth to the Moon (12 episodes) as Gene Cernan
1998 Bad As I Wanna Be: The Dennis Rodman Story as Lonn Reisman
1998 Atomic Dog as Brook Yates
1997 Five Desperate Hours as Jim Ballard
1997 Stranger in My Home as Doug Martin
1996 Second Noah (21 episodes) as Noah Beckett
1995 No Greater Love as Ben Jones
1995 The Outer Limits (1 episode)
1995 Bad Company as Les Goodwin
1994 A Child's Cry for Help as Donald Prescott
1993 The Good Son as Wallace Evans
1993 Walker, Texas Ranger (1 episode)
1991 The 100 Lives of Black Jack Savage (7 episodes)
1990 Law & Order (4 episodes)
1987 Someone to Watch Over Me as Scotty
1987 I Married Dora (13 episodes) as Peter Farrell
1987 Nowhere to Hide as Rob Cutter
1987 Night of Courage as Paul Forrest
1983 Hardcastle and McCormick (67 episodes) as Mark 'Skid' McCormick
1983 Cujo as Vic Trenton
1982 Chicago Story (10 episodes) as Det. Frank Wajorski
1976 Battle of the Network Stars (1 episode)

Directing

1983 Hardcastle and McCormick (1 episode)Director

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