Welcome to Daniel Coll's Website.
Daniel works as an Actor/Director/Presenter and Producer.
He is the owner and founder of Killion Films.
As an actor his film work includes Jim in Joe Brand's The More You Ignore Me and Yarwood in Northern Soul. He was cast by Michael Winner as Tim in Bullseye with Roger Moore and Michael Caine, he worked with Mel Gibson in Braveheart as Captain York Castle. Daniel was the lead in 2 Miles Under, Alan in Mudskipper and Paul in Letters Home for Comma Press Films.
On TV he is better known as DI Blackmore in Emmerdale and Trevor Brains in EastEnders. He played Geoff in the hit series Brassic and Adam in Gentle Man Jack. He has played four different roles in Coronation Street with guest artist roles in Where The Heart Is, Heartbeat,
Always and Everyone, Waterloo Road and Little Bird.
Radio work includes the lead role of Amis in the series Not The Naked Nuns for BBC Radio 4 and Alan in Gwyn for BBC afternoon theatre also for Radio 4.
He played the title role of Judas in a national tour of Ireland in Judas for Yew Theatre and he was one of the lead actors in the first-ever National Agatha Christie Festival at the Palace Theatre, Westcliff, Bill in Uptight and Bursting at Edinburgh Festival, Chris in All My Sons at The Puck Theatre, Sweden, and Albert Prosser for Bridge Theatre in Hobson's Choice.
Daniel has an excellent high baritone voice which led him to play many roles in Musical Theatre with his work in London's West End including alternate Dad in the original cast of Billy Elliot at the Victoria Palace London, Toad in Wind In The Willows at the Vaudeville London, Giuseppe in Wonderful Town starring Maureen Lipman at The Queens Theatre London and Joly in
Les Misérables at the Palace Theatre London,
He has toured much of the UK and Ireland with roles including Enjolras in the first national tour of Les Misérables, Herbert Pocket in Great Expectations, Flo in Boorskale at the Palace Theatre, Westcliff, Peter in Jesus Christ Superstar at Perth Rep with parts in Sugar at Leeds Playhouse and Pirates of Penzance at Manchester Opera House.
When not working in long-running musicals and plays he has appeared in many Pantos and other review shows including Buttons in Cinderella at Sweden’s Puck Theatre, Dame in Robin Hood at the famous Leeds City Varieties, Barron Hardup in Cinderella at Halifax Victoria Theatre,
Dame Trott in Jack and The Beanstalk Wales Theatre, Geppetto in Pinocchio at Bradford Playhouse and Mr Bush in Jack and The Beanstalk Chipping Norton.
As a director, Daniel directed and co-produced John Godber's Last Laugh, a feature film, this saw him winning Best Director for the Around International Film Festival.
He also won Best Director for The Tragedy Of Macbeth in The Los Angeles Film Festival with this work also winning Best Film and Best Actor.
His company Killion Films latest work is DAN AND PADDY'S BUCKET LIST KYUSHU JAPAN that he produced, presented, and directed for TravelXP and RKB in Japan. Current work at Killion Films includes a new series Dan and Martin's Bucket List Adventure – New Zealand now in pre-production and planned for a release on Amazon in the Autumn of 2021.
In post-production The Rose, a fifteen-part series that follows The Rose Shakespeare Theatre York and Blenheim Castle from inception to performance and beyond. Daniel is presenting, producing and directing The Real Gipsy King for his company Killon Films, a documentary with Paddy Doherty.
Also in pre-production and on Killion Slate are three films and another documentary.
Daniel created the Show Are We There Yet? For Irish TV recently shown on PBS TV in America. This is a ten-part series presented by Daniel and Charlie Lawson with the cast including
Sir James Galway and Lady Galway, Rachel Allen, Rebecca Storm, Michael Lawson, Trish Devlin, and Eilish O'Carroll.
He co-wrote and directed the musical Pinocchio for Olivier Award winner Liam Mower and produced and directed The Brennan’s for American TV. His other stage productions include Love Songs, Get a Life! Get a Life Coach! with a Gala Celebration Evening for murdered Police Officer Sharon Beshenivsky and The musical ReCycling.
Daniel graduated recently with an MA in Film Making from Sheffield Hallam
and is a graduate of Mountview Academy Of Theatre Arts.