Daniel Henney

About Daniel Henney

Who is it?: Actor
Birth Day: November 28, 1979
Birth Place: Carson City, Michigan, United States
Occupation: Actor, model
Years active: 2001–present
Agent: Apple of the Eye Co., Ltd. (Korea) DNA Model Management (US)
Height: 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Website: www.daniel-henney.com

Daniel Henney

Daniel Henney was born on November 28, 1979 in Carson City, Michigan, United States, is Actor. Daniel Henney is an American actor and model who works in both South Korean and American films and TV shows. Born in Michigan, United States, he started his career in modelling in 2001 during his college days as he worked as a model internationally in Italy, France, USA and Taiwan. He ventured into acting with Korean drama ‘My Lovely Sam Soon’ in 2005 and made his film debut in 2006 with ‘Seducing Mr. Perfect’. After getting popular in Korea, his acting chops and handsome looks helped him bag some major roles in Hollywood productions such as ‘X Men Origins: Wolverine’, alongside Hugh Jackman, and ‘The Last Man’, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. In 2015, he became a part of the popular American police procedural drama series ‘Criminal Minds’. Daniel has been quite a regular at the award functions and many of his performances have managed to score some major Korean awards, such as a Grand Bell Award, a Korean Association of Films and Critics Award, and a People’s Choice Award. He also lent his voice to the animation movie ‘Big Hero 6’, where he became the voice of character Tadashi Hamada.
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Popular As Daniel Henney
Occupation Film & Theater Personalities
Age 44 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born November 28, 1979 (Carson City, Michigan, United States)
Birthday November 28
Town/City Carson City, Michigan, United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

Daniel Henney’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Daniel Henney was born in the Year of the Goat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Goat enjoy being alone in their thoughts. They’re creative, thinkers, wanderers, unorganized, high-strung and insecure, and can be anxiety-ridden. They need lots of love, support and reassurance. Appearance is important too. Compatible with Pig or Rabbit.



Henney started modeling in the U.S. in 2001 and worked in France, Italy, Hong Kong and Taiwan while attending college. After his debut in South Korea with an advertisement for the Amore Pacific's cosmetic "Odyssey Sunrise", he became a spokesperson for commercials with Jun Ji-hyun for Olympus cameras and Kim Tae-hee for Daewoo Electronics's Klasse air conditioners.


Despite speaking no Korean, Henney became a household name through the South Korean hit TV drama, My Lovely Sam Soon, aka My Name is Kim Sam Soon. He played the role of Dr. Henry Kim, a surgeon who is devotedly in love with Hee-jin (played by Jung Ryeo-won). Sam Soon was the most popular Korean drama in 2005; although Henney was starring as the supporting actor, his performance and good looks were widely noticed.


Henney then starred in another drama, “Spring Waltz” in 2006. He later learned the language and appeared on a few variety shows, such as Family Outing. Henney was a part of an academic scandal in which many sources stated that he had an Economics degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago, while in actuality he had no college degree.


In 2009, he portrayed Agent Zero in the film X-Men Origins: Wolverine. In the fall season of 2009, he played "Dr. David Lee" in the CBS television drama Three Rivers.


In 2010, Henney returned to South Korea television for KBS2's The Fugitive: Plan B, alongside Rain and Actress Lee Na-young.


Since 2012, Henney has appeared in several American TV series. In 2015, he starred as Special Agent Matt Simmons in the American television series Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, a spin-off of Criminal Minds.


On June 21, 2017, it was announced that he has joined Criminal Minds as a series regular for season 13.

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