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Daniel Gillies
Name Daniel Gillies
Birthdate March 14, 1976
Birthplace Winnipeg, Canada
Spouse(s) Rachael Leigh Cook (m. 2004)
Character Joel Goran
Season(s) 1, 2, 3

Daniel Gillies is a Canadian-born New Zealand. Daniel plays Joel Goran on Saving Hope. He appeared first in Pilot.


He was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. His father is a paediatrician. He was raised in New Zealand and went to Southwell School and the Hamilton Boys' High School. His acting debut was in Street Legal. His next bigger role was in Spider-Man 2, where he played John Jameson, a fiancee of Mary Jane Watson (Kirsten Dunst).

Personal Life[]

He was married to Rachael Leigh Cook. He is making a movie called "Broken Kingdom" in which he and his ex-wife are playing main roles. They have 2 children together.


  • The Originals (2013-Present) as Elijah Mikaelson
  • Saving Hope (2012-Present) as Joel Goran
  • Broken Kingdom (2012) (also directing) as Jason '80'
  • The Glades (2010) as Dave Rollins
  • NCIS (2010) as Royal Marine Major Peter Malloy
  • The Vampire Diaries (2010-Present) as Elijah Mikaelson
  • True Blood (2010) as Jon
  • Uncross the Stars (2008) as Troy
  • Masters of Horror (2007) as Jack Miller
  • Matters of Life and Death (2007) as Jimmy
  • Captivity (2007) as Gary Dexter
  • The Sensation of Sight (2006) Dylan
  • Into the West (2005) as Ethan Biggs
  • Bride & Prejudice (2004) as Johnny Wickham
  • Trespassing (2004) as Mark
  • Spider-Man 2 (2004) as John Jameson
  • Snow Queen (2002) as Delfont Chalfont
  • Various Positions (2002) as Marcel
  • Jeremiah (2002) as Simon
  • Mentors (2002) as King Arthur
  • No One Can Hear You (2001) as Dirk Mettcalfe
  • Street Legal (2000) as Tim O'Connor
  • Cleopatra 2525 (2000) as Cute Guy
  • Young Hercules (1999) as Antos
  • A Soldier's Sweetheart (1998) as Medic

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