Daniel Kash

Daniel Kash

Kash at the Big Apple Convention
in New York City in 2009
Born Daniel Joshua Kash
(1959-04-25) April 25, 1959
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Residence Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Los Angeles, California, United States
Alma mater Drama Centre London[1]
Occupation Actor and film director
Years active 1986–present
Spouse(s) Hayley Tyson (m. 1988)
Children 2 sons
Parent(s) Eugene Kash and Maureen Forrester
Family Linda Kash (sister)

Daniel Joshua Kash (born April 25, 1959)[2] is a Canadian actor and film director.

Life and career

Kash was born in Montreal, Quebec, the son of Canadian opera singer Maureen Forrester and Toronto-born violinist and conductor Eugene Kash (May 1, 1912  March 6, 2004). He is the brother of actress Linda Kash. His father's family was Jewish, while his mother converted to Judaism.[3]

He studied acting at the Drama Centre in London, UK, and has appeared in both film and television. His first film role was Private Spunkmeyer in Aliens (1986). He has also directed three short films: Germgirl, Flip Phone and For Lease (released in 2007).


Kash has appeared in the films Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows, Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (as Axel Turner), The Hunt for the BTK Killer, Crown Heights, True Confections, Gross Misconduct, Mr. Rock 'n' Roll: The Alan Freed Story, The Path to 9/11, Solo, The Last Days of Patton, and Mama.

He has appeared in the TV series Nikita, The Event, The Line, A Taste of Shakespeare, Relic Hunter, Goosebumps, Due South, Law & Order, RoboCop: The Series, Street Legal, The Hitchhiker, Forever Knight, Lifetime's MISSING, Angela's Eyes, Hannibal and Orphan Black. Currently, he stars in a recurring role as Dr. Everett Barnes on the FX TV series The Strain.

Kash was also featured in Ubisoft's 2014 video game Watch Dogs as main antagonist Damien Brenks, along with various voices in Konami's Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker and Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.

Personal life

Kash resides in Toronto, Ontario and Los Angeles, California with his wife and their two sons (Kenzie Kash, Tyson Kash)[4]


  1. "Daniel Kash Biography". William & Elyse's Due South Page. William and Elyse. 7 June 2009. Retrieved June 15, 2012.
  2. "Daniel Kash Biography (1959-)". Film Reference. Advameg. Retrieved 15 June 2012.
  3. Coulbourn, John (June 17, 2010). "Opera great Forrester dies". Jam! Showbiz. Canoe. Retrieved June 15, 2012.
  4. "Biography for Daniel Kash". IMDb. Retrieved June 15, 2012.

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