Date of Birth : Jul 24th 1977
Dyer was spotted at his local Sunday school by an agent who auditioned him for the part of Martin Fletcher in the acclaimed Granada Television series Prime Suspect 3 (1993). At the age of 14 he was given the part of a rent boy and found himself working alongside Helen Mirren. He had brief appearances in Cadfael, A Touch of Frost starring David Jason and Loved Up, and made appearances in the television series Thief Takers (1996) and Soldier Soldier (1991).
Dyer’s first major film appearance came when he landed the role of Moff in the clubbing film Human Traffic (1999). More television, film and theatre work followed and the actor’s work was seen in the Channel 4 drama Second Generation, directed by John Sen; Mel Smith’s film High Heels and Low Lifes. Danny also starred in football film Mean Machine with Vinnie Jones. Dyer has also starred in all four films by the British film director Nick Love: Goodbye Charlie Bright (2001), The Football Factory (2004), The Business (2005) and Outlaw (2007). He also starred one of Christopher Smith’s films as the character Steve in Severance (2006)
Dyer is currently shooting two UK film features 7 Lives and City Rats due to be released in 2008. He is also playing for the West Ham United team on Sky One’s Premier League Allstars.
Dyer has appeared on stage in both London and New York, notably in plays by English dramatist Harold Pinter: Celebration at the Almeida Theatre and a revival of No Man’s Land at the National Theatre.
Dyer is the presenter of the popular British TV show on Bravo The Real Football Factories and The Real Football Factories International where Dyer travels around the UK and the world meeting and interviewing all the different football club fans and hooligans He also starred in Skins as Michelle’s stepdad Malcolm. Also in 2008 comes a BBC Television series from BBC Northern Ireland called Breathless in which Danny stars as ‘Matt Costello’ alongside Louise Lombard of CSI and The House of Eliott. In 2007, Dyer appeared in The Twang’s video for “Two Lovers”.
Dyer was featured in 2002’s best-selling video game, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and in 2004’s best-selling game, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. voicing Kent Paul.