Daniel Goddard Bio

(Cane, Y&R)

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BIRTHDATE: August 28, 1971
BIRTHPLACE: Sydney, Australia
STAR SIGN: Virgo
YEARS ON SHOW: 2007 - present
MARITAL STATUS: Married to Rachel Marcus
CHILDREN: Sons, Ford (born 2006) and Sebastian (born 2008)

Australian native Daniel Goddard initially majored in finance while attending the University of Sydney, but caught the acting bug in college. He transferred to Sydney's Ensemble Actors Studio, and after graduating from there, landed a role on the Aussie soap HOME AND AWAY, where he appeared from 1994-95.

In 1997, Goddard moved to Los Angeles, CA. Over the next few years, he auditioned, took on jobs such as working in construction and in a restaurant, and modeled for Calvin Klein and Dolce & Gabbana. Then in 1999, he landed the starring role as Dar in BEASTMASTER, which filmed in his native Oz. The actor appeared on the syndicated action show for the next three years, where he got to work with a variety of animals, including snakes and large cats.

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. Is a skilled photographer.
  2. His wife Rachel has her own design company called Paint/Design/Decor, Inc. Her murals, artwork and interior have been featured in Lifetime's MERGE, EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION and MOVIN' IN.
  3. Was a bartender in real life before joining Y&R as bartender Cane — and displayed some of his skills on-screen while pouring drinks.
  4. Enjoys anything having to do with math or engineering and architecture.
  5. He is 6' 2".
stories featuring
Daniel Goddard
Y&R GUYS VISIT QUEEN LATIFAH   Nov 21, 2014

The men of Y&R — Daniel Goddard (Cane), Justin Hartley...

It’s Your Turn To Ask The Questions!   May 21, 2013

Got a question for Y&R's Daniel Goddard (Cane, Y&R) or B&B's ...

Tweet With Y&R Stars!   Sep 20, 2012

In celebration of Y&R's 10,000th episode airing on September 27, Melody Thomas Scott (...

Goddard Opens Up to Digest   Jun 1, 2011

"It was a difficult time," admits Daniel Goddard (Cane/Caleb, Y&R) of being let go from the...

Goddard In Moped Accident: Update   Apr 4, 2011

Daniel Goddard (Cane, Y&R) addressed his injuries and the situation surrounding his moped accident in...

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Other Roles

TV Roles
LIGHTSPEED (Python/Edard, 2006)
HOME AND AWAY (Eric Phillips, 1994-1998)
BEASTMASTER (Dar, 1999-2002)
MONK (Evan Corker, 2004)

Film Roles
The Perfect Sleep (Sergei, 2008)
Age of Kali (2008)
These Boots Are Made For Walking (Bennie Brenner, 2007)
Dream Warrior (Rage, 2003)
Lightspeed (Python/Edward, 2006)
Immortally Yours (Alex Stone, 2006)

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