Daniel Vincent Gordh is a Los Angeles-based actor and comedian. He is best known for his work on the web, particularly as a regular performer for Cracked.com as well as for playing the role of William Darcy in the a Primetime Emmy Award-Winning “The Lizzie Bennet Diaries”, a Vlog-style adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. The show earned a total of 10 Streamy Award Nominations in 2013 and 2014, and Daniel's performance in the iconic role of William Darcy earned him a nomination for the 2014 Streamy Award for Best Actor in a Drama. In an ABC Poll for the 200th anniversary of Pride and Prejudice, Daniel beat out Colin Firth and Matthew Macfayden and was voted "Favorite Darcy". Daniel was also a finalist for a Shorty Award for Best Actor in Social Media. During the series, Daniel joined performed the first reading from “The Fault in Our Stars” at a sold-out Carnegie Hall with co-star Ashley Clements. "The Lizzie Bennet Diaries" has been praised for mixing high quality production-quality with a highly interactive experience, giving it among the largest and most dedicated followings of any web series. The show is considered one of the most successful web series of all time, spawning two original novels, several spin-off series, an entire fandom of its own with fan art, fan fiction, cosplay, and conventions, and winning four of ten Streamy Awards over two consecutive years, including Best Drama.
"Daniel Vincent Gordh’s first appearance as Darcy was a show stealer."
"The buildup around Darcy’s character was intense...the popularity of this episode probably had two causes: an influx of new viewers who tuned in because of all the buzz, and amazed fans who were content to watch the clip of Darcy, played by actor Daniel Gordh, over and over again."
Nominated for Best Actor in a Drama
Daniel also stays true to his theatre background and performs onstage when possible and has worked at CTG, The Getty Villa, Powerhouse Theatre, Artists at Play, International City Theatre, and the Blank Theatre Company . You can currently hear Daniel's voice Daniel narrating the audiobook for the best-selling young adult series “House of Secrets” from Chris Colombusʼ & Ned Vizzini. Upcoming projects include the feature film "Kill The Babysitter" and the Verizon Go90 series "Play by Play", as well as a brand new series with Matt Wilkas, aptly named "Matt & Dan".
Besides acting, Daniel is also a skilled athlete. Once an All-American springboard diver, Daniel transitioned into aerial work, and works on aerial rope, fabrics, and static trapeze.
Daniel also starred as Thomas in the highly-improvised single-camera comedy series Hollywood Acting Studio, part of STARZ digital's first digital series launch, but has also worked on many notable web projects such as Hipsterhood, The Dark Knight Legacy, Eastsiders, I Ship It, Welcome to Sanditon, and many of Cracked.com's best known series such as Not Alone, Agents of Cracked, Rom.com, Ded Talks, Music Notes, Honest Ads as well as countless sketches which highlight his range, as well as his comedic chops. Daniel's work in TV & film work include The Hindenberg Explodes for Adult Swim, Cold Case, Mad Men, Non-transferrable, Forest Cove.