Basic Information About Daniel Cudmore
|Celebrities › Actors
|Actor, Stunt Performer, Rugby Player
|Date of birth
|1981-01-20 (43 years old)
|Place of birth
|Curiosities and Trademarks
|6 ft 7 in (2.03 m)
|↗︎ Wikipedia ↗︎ IMDb
What Movie Awards did Daniel Cudmore win?
Daniel Cudmore roles
|Movie / Series
|The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2
|The Twilight Saga: New Moon
|The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1
|The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
|X-Men: The Last Stand
|Peter Rasputin / Colossus
|X-Men: Days of Future Past
|Playing with Fire
|Burly Smoke Jumper #1
|Piotr Rasputin / Colossus
|The Baytown Outlaws
|Alone in the Dark
|Are We There Yet?
|Superman and Lois
|Subjekt 11 1 episode, 2021
|Legends of Tomorrow
|Minotaur 3 episodes, 2018-2019
|Gridlock 1 episode, 2018
|Jackhammer 1 episode, 2016
|Bryan 7 episodes, 2019-2020
|Skinner #2 1 episode, 2017
|Daniel Hicks 1 episode, 2012
|Fresh Off the Boat
|Bogdan Dragomir 1 episode, 2016
|Keith Spivey / ... 6 episodes, 2020
|Jaffa #1 1 episode, 2003
|Comedy Bang! Bang!
|Deadeye Darrell Dean 1 episode, 2015
|Masters of Horror
|Deputy #2 1 episode, 2007
Daniel Cudmore's Quotes
- [About his audition for X2] "They had me flex to the camera in just my shorts. It felt like I was auditioning for a porno!"
Daniel Cudmore’s Net Worth
As per available sources, Daniel Cudmore, the Canadian actor, and stuntman has a net worth of $4 million dollars. The actor has appeared in numerous films and TV shows, since his acting debut in 2003, playing various roles some of which are small while others quintessentially larger-than-life. Apart from acting, he is also known for his stunts for which he is admired by many in the industry.
What is Daniel Cudmore Known For?
Daniel Cudmore is widely known for his roles in popular franchises like X-Men, Twilight and Percy Jackson movies. Apart from acting, he is also noted for his passion for sports, especially rugby and football.
Early life and education
Daniel Cudmore was born in Squamish, British Columbia. As a child, he was highly inclined towards sports, playing football and rugby for his hometown team. He continued playing college football at Gannon University, where he got a full-ride scholarship.
During his college days, he faced disillusionment because both football and rugby seasons were scheduled simultaneously limiting his playing time. Thus, he had to choose which one would be his focus. After some thinking, Cudmore decided to focus on acting as it was something that he had inclinations towards from his childhood days.
His journey of becoming an actor wasn’t easy. After his graduation, he started frequenting Vancouver – the city of film shoots replete with opportunities for aspiring actors. He auditioned several times and finally began his career with a modest assignment – as a bodyguard on TV show ‘Stargate SG-1.’
In 2003, Daniel’s life completely changed when he landed the role of Peter Rasputin AKA Colossus, in X2 film. After that, he continued to take up different roles in films one after the other.
The talented Canadian actor and stuntman has numerous achievements under his belt. He masterfully played the towering and terrifying The Twilight saga’s bloodthirsty vampire Felix, and Percy Jackson’s Manticore – the giant mythical beast. Besides that, his portrayals of Colossus in X-Men has been considerably enlivening, along with the smaller roles he has had in avowed TV shows like Stargate SG-1 and Smallville. With each appearance on screen, Daniel left indelible impressions on the audiences.
While most people think of him as just another face now, the sheer energy and enthusiasm he brings into any role is delightful to watch. No matter how short or long the role, providing his best always took precedence over anything else.
Daniel’s other noteworthy accomplishments include anchoring various episodes of Masters of Horror and starring in Aliens Vs Predator. Moreover, his versatility shone through even more when he played antagonist Colossus in two installments of X-Men. He was able to convincingly hoist the complex character on his shoulders while, at the same time, bringing X-Men fans an amazing visual depiction of their beloved Marvel character.
Given Daniel Cudmore’s excellent acting abilities and extensive experience in the entertainment industry — he has spent over a decade doing movies and TV shows — we can be sure that he has some exciting plans for the future. Audiences can expect Daniel Cudmore’s continued adept portrayal of an array of intriguing and unique characters.
It is also to be noted that Daniel has pivoted into roles slightly more, or entirely focused on stunts from acting, including being a stunt performer, precision driver and stunt coordinator.
Daniel Cudmore may not be one of the most prominent faces in Hollywood, but there’s no denying the actor’s talent. He has set himself apart time and again from others in the industry. It will be exciting to see what projects he takes on next and how ardently he continues his journey in the world of entertainment.
Interesting Facts about Daniel Cudmore
- His brother played for the Canadian National rugby team.
- He plays a key character on two sagas, starting from the second film; Colossus in X-Men 2 (2003) and X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), and Felix in The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009), The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010) and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012).