Daniel Gillies Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Net Worth, Movie and TV Shows

Daniel Gillies Biography

Daniel Gillies is a New Zealander of Canadian ancestry who works as an actor, film producer, director, and screenwriter. He appeared in The Vampire Diaries and its spin-off The Originals, as well as the Canadian series Saving Hope, a medical-themed show with a mystical, paranormal twist. Broken Kingdom, his 2012 film, was written and directed by him.


How old is Daniel Gillies? – Age

He is 46 years old as of 14 March 2022. He was born in 1976 in Winnipeg, Canada.

Daniel Gillies Family

His father is a pediatrician while his mother a nurse. His parents are Canada to parents from New Zealand, his great-great-great-grandfather Sir Harold Gillies was the renowned ENT/plastic surgery pioneer.

Who is Daniel Gillies dating now? – Wife

On August 8, 2004, Gillies married American actress Rachael Leigh Cook. They have a daughter named Charlotte who was born in September 2013 and a son named Theodore who was born in April 2015. In 2017, he revealed that he was considering having a vasectomy to avoid having a third child. Cook and Gillies announced their mutual separation on Instagram on June 13, 2019. Gillies filed for divorce from Cook on July 10, 2020, and their divorce was finalized on March 10, 2021. Daniel Gillies is currently in a relationship with cellist and actress Julia Misaki.

What is Daniel Gillies Net Worth?

He has an estimated net worth of $3 Million.

Daniel Gillies Saving Hope

He was cast as Dr. Joel Goran, the new orthopedic surgeon at Hope Zion and Alex’s on-and-off boyfriend in the Canadian supernatural medical drama television series Saving Hope.


The show’s protagonist is Dr. Alex Reid, a doctor whose fiancé, Dr. Charles Harris, is in a coma after being involved in a car accident on his way to their wedding. The show follows Charlie in his comatose state and Alex as she deals with her patients, all while hoping that Charlie will survive. Dr. Harris recovers at the end of Season 1, but he continues to see the spirits of comatose and dead patients in subsequent seasons. Dr. Joel Goran, an orthopedic surgeon, and Alex’s former lover, also appears in the series.

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Daniel Gillies Into the West

He was cast as Ethan Biggs, a British immigrant photographer in the 2005 miniseries Into the West.


David Wheeler, Jethro’s cousin, arrives as a 49er and joins him in his gold prospecting. Thunder Heart Woman begins selling food and supplies to miners in order to support her family. Jethro and David steal a large nugget of gold and argue about how to divide their new fortune. Jacob Wheeler, Jr. departs from the family ranch to forge his own path. During the days of “Bleeding Kansas,” Samson Wheeler allied with abolitionist Jayhawkers. After Jacob takes Margaret to a trapper’s camp and discovers she is his daughter, the two are reunited with their families. The film is based on the Treaty of Fort Laramie, which took place in 1851.

Daniel Gillies The Originals

He appeared as Elijah Mikaelson, an Original Vampire and Klaus’s older maternal half-brother in the American fantasy supernatural drama television series The Originals. In comparison to Klaus’s more heated tendencies, he is shown to be extremely suave, always wearing a suit, and level-headed. He is also referred to as the “Noble Brother.” He has romantic feelings for Hayley.


The Originals is based on the character Klaus Mikaelson from L.J. Smith’s The Vampire Diaries. Mr. Smith. The werewolf Hayley is pregnant with Klaus’ child, according to the backdoor pilot, which aired on April 25, 2013. The Original siblings return to New Orleans for the first time since 1919 in the first episode of the series. The first season describes Klaus’s mystical child’s birth and the threats that the Originals must face together to keep her safe. The series’ fifth and final season takes place seven/eight years after the fourth season. Hope is now a teen attending a school for supernatural kids.

Daniel Gillies Movies

♦ 2021 – Coming Home in the Dark
♦ 2020 – Occupation: Rainfall
♦ 2012 – Broken Kingdom
♦ 2008 – Uncross the Stars
♦ 2007 – Captivity
♦ 2007 – Matters of Life and Death
♦ 2006 – The Sensation of Sight
♦ 2004 – Spider-Man 2
♦ 2004 – Evil Remains
♦ 2004 – Bride and Prejudice
♦ 2002 – Various Positions
♦ 2001 – No One Can Hear You
♦ 1998 – A Soldier’s Sweetheart
♦ 1998 – Pleasantvillei2

Daniel Gillies TV Shows

♦ 2019–present – Virgin River
♦ 2017 – SEAL Team
♦ 2017 – The Lost Wife of Robert Durst
♦ 2013–2018 – The Originals
♦ 2012–2015 – Saving Hope
♦ 2010 – The Glades
♦ 2010 – True Blood
♦ 2010 – NCIS
♦ 2010–2014 – The Vampire Diaries
♦ 2007 – Masters of Horror
♦ 2005 – Into the West
♦ 2002 – Mentors
♦ 2002 – Jeremiah
♦ 2002 – Snow Queen