Born in Vancouver, BC to British parents, Daniel is the middle of three boys all over 6′ 5″ tall (Daniel is 6′ 8″). He grew up in Squamish, British Columbia (south of Whistler). He performed a variety of theatre roles in school and local productions, particularly Improv.
Awarded a Football Scholarship to Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania – After breaking his leg in a football game two years into his liberal arts degree, he returned to Vancouver and continued with his acting studies, appearing in commercials and in the background of television shows.
His brother is professional rugby player Jamie Cudmore.
In his free time he works hard in the gym and rides his motorbike.