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Short Info

Date Of BirthJanuary 20, 1985
FactBesides Dennis Franz, he was the longest-running original cast member of NYPD Blue (1993). He left the series during its eighth season in 2001.


Tony McDaniel (born December 16, 1984) is an American football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Tennessee, and was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the seventh round of the 2006 NFL Draft.

McDaniel has also played for the Seattle Seahawks, Miami Dolphins, and New Orleans Saints.

Early Life

McDaniel was born in Mobile, Alabama. He attended Vigor High School in Prichard, Alabama, where he played football and basketball.

McDaniel played college football at the University of Tennessee. He was a three-year starter for the Volunteers, and was named second-team All-SEC in 2005.

Career

Jacksonville Jaguars

McDaniel was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the seventh round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played in all 16 games as a rookie, starting four.

In 2007, McDaniel started 15 games for the Jaguars, recording a career-high 51 tackles. He also had two sacks and two forced fumbles.

In 2008, McDaniel started 13 games for the Jaguars, recording 36 tackles and one sack.

Seattle Seahawks

On March 14, 2009, McDaniel signed with the Seattle Seahawks. He started all 16 games for the Seahawks in 2009, recording 47 tackles and two sacks.

In 2010, McDaniel started 15 games for the Seahawks, recording 41 tackles and one sack. He also had one interception.

Miami Dolphins

On July 28, 2011, McDaniel signed with the Miami Dolphins. He started all 16 games for the Dolphins in 2011, recording 46 tackles and two sacks.

In 2012, McDaniel started 15 games for the Dolphins, recording 45 tackles and one sack. He also had one forced fumble.

New Orleans Saints

On March 14, 2013, McDaniel signed with the New Orleans Saints. He started all 16 games for the Saints in 2013, recording 47 tackles and one sack. He also had one forced fumble.

In 2014, McDaniel started 15 games for the Saints, recording 45 tackles and two sacks. He also had one forced fumble.

On March 10, 2015, McDaniel re-signed with the Saints. He started all 16 games for the Saints in 2015, recording 49 tackles and two sacks. He also had one forced fumble.

On March 9, 2016, McDaniel signed a three-year contract extension with the Saints. He started all 16 games for the Saints in 2016, recording 41 tackles and one sack.

General Info

Full NameTony McDaniel
Date Of BirthJanuary 20, 1985
Height2.01 m
Weight138 kg
ProfessionAmerican football player
EducationUniversity of Tennessee
NationalityAmerican

Family

ChildrenAtaeous McDaniel, Anthony McDaniel

Social profile links

Facts

#Fact
1Besides Dennis Franz, he was the longest-running original cast member of NYPD Blue (1993). He left the series during its eighth season in 2001.
2Played the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs in both Taken (2002) and Stargate SG-1 (1997).
3James went to the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a fraternity brother in Sigma Phi Epsilon
4His break-out dramatic role came off-Broadway playing the lead in Lincoln Center stage production of "Six Degrees of Separation."

Pictures

Movies

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Love Monkey2006TV SeriesDerrick Cooper / Mr. Cooper
Steel City2006Randall Karn
Las Vegas2003-2005TV SeriesGavin Brunson
Life As We Know It2004-2005TV SeriesWilliam Miller
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2004TV SeriesJavier Vega
Stargate SG-12004TV SeriesGeneral Francis Maynard
Edge of America2003TV MovieKenny Williams
John Doe2003TV SeriesColonel Dunagan
Alligator Point2003TV Movie
Taken2002TV Mini-SeriesGeneral Beers
The Division2002TV SeriesBrian Lawrence / Brian
Sunshine State2002Reggie Perry
Any Day Now2001TV SeriesRiley Adams
NYPD Blue1993-2001TV SeriesLt. Arthur Fancy Capt. Arthur Fancy
Livin' for Love: The Natalie Cole Story2000TV MovieNat 'King' Cole
Deliberate Intent2000TV MovieLawrence Horn
Out of Time2000TV MovieJack Epson
Fantasy Island1998TV SeriesLouis / Mr. Burton
Silencing Mary1998TV MovieProfessor Thiel
The Defenders: Choice of Evils1998TV MovieJack Casey
Truth or Consequences, N.M.1997Frank Thompson
A Deadly Vision1997TV MovieDr. Tony Natale
Unforgivable1996TV MovieSpider
The Road to Galveston1996TV MovieMarcus Roosevelt Sr.
Heading Home1995
Scam1993TV MovieDaniel Poole
Queen1993TV Mini-Series
Malcolm X1992Brother Earl
Civil Wars1991TV SeriesMalik Watson
Strictly Business1991Roland Halloran
Gabriel's Fire1991TV SeriesJackson
Law & Order1991TV SeriesMichael Ingrams
L.A. Law1991TV SeriesMajor Rainero, Military Prosecutor
Cop Rock1990TV SeriesOfficer Franklin Rose
Alice1990Dorothy's Xmas Party Guest
Murder Times Seven1990TV MovieFred
The Old Man and the Sea1990TV Movie
H.E.L.P.1990TV SeriesPalmer
Murder in Black and White1990TV MovieFred
A Man Called Hawk1989TV SeriesRinger
Tattinger's1988TV Series
Internal Affairs1988TV MovieFred
Rocket Gibraltar1988Policeman
Crime Story1988TV SeriesByron
Hill Street Blues1986TV SeriesOfficer Mason
American Playhouse1986TV SeriesJack
Kate & Allie1985TV SeriesReverend
Banzaï1983Bronx Guy (uncredited)
All My Children1970TV SeriesMickey (1984)
The Interims: When Between Time & Place2017announcedDr. Radcliffe Squire King (rumored)
The Night Shift2015-2016TV SeriesDr. Julian Cummings
Sleepy Hollow2016TV SeriesEzra Mills
Chicago P.D.2015TV SeriesJames Whitaker
Limitless2015TV SeriesEAD Kenneth Paulson / Red Team Leader
Madam Secretary2015TV SeriesAir Force General Roger Baylis
Sacrifice2015/IITraeger
Blue Bloods2015TV SeriesChief Daniels
Almost There2015TV SeriesDr. Ira Frank
Forever2014TV SeriesAl Rainey
NCIS: New Orleans2014TV SeriesPapa Parks
Hysteria2014TV SeriesDoctor Carl Sapsi
The Good Wife2010-2014TV SeriesDetective Lou Johnson
The Following2014TV SeriesAgent Phillips
Home2013/IDr. Parker
Sins of the Preacher2013Wade Thompson
Orange Is the New Black2013TV SeriesJean Baptiste
King's Faith2013Mike
Cass2013Franklin Morris Sr.
You're Nobody 'til Somebody Kills You2012Detective Johnson
Detroit 1-8-72010-2011TV SeriesSergeant Jesse Longford
Beauty & the Briefcase2010TV MovieMr. Belmont
See You in September2010Lewis
Bunker Hill2009TV MovieMarcus Troy
Earthwork2009Lone Wolf
Hostile Makeover2009TV MovieMac
Killer Hair2009TV MovieMac
The Battle for Bunker Hill2008Salem
Butterfly Dreaming2008Dr. Timothy Baldrica
Living Hell2008TV MovieCol. Erik Maitland
War Eagle, Arkansas2007Jack
Numb3rs2007TV SeriesPhillip Wright
Twenty Questions2006TV Movie
El Cortez2006Arnie
Conviction2006TV SeriesTony Murno

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
NYPD Blue2000TV Series 1 episode
C-16: FBI1998TV Series 1 episode

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cop Rock1990TV Series performer - 2 episodes

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
El Cortez2006associate producer

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
'NYPD Blue': A Final Tribute2005TV Movie documentary special thanks
Inside 'NYPD Blue': A Decade on the Job2002TV Short documentary special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 65th Annual Peabody Awards2006TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
'NYPD Blue': A Final Tribute2005TV Movie documentaryHimself / Lt. Arthur Fancy
Inside Taken2002Video documentary shortHimself
Inside 'NYPD Blue': A Decade on the Job2002TV Short documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Jeopardy!1999TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Contestant
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1994-1999TV SeriesHimself
4th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards1998TV SpecialHimself
3rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards1997TV SpecialHimself
Wild On...1997TV SeriesHimself
27th NAACP Image Awards1996TV SpecialHimself
The 48th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1996TV SpecialHimself - Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series & Presenter: Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Comic Relief VII1995TV Special documentaryHimself
The 20th Annual People's Choice Awards1994TV SpecialHimself - Accepting Award for Favorite Television Dramatic Series / New Dramatic Television Series
The 46th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1994TV SpecialHimself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Guest Actress in Drama Series and Outstanding Guest Actor in Drama Series
26th NAACP Image Awards1994TV SpecialHimself

Awards

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2006Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Performer in a Children/Youth/Family SpecialEdge of America (2003)
1995ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesNYPD Blue (1993)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2000Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesNYPD Blue (1993)
2000ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesNYPD Blue (1993)
1999Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesNYPD Blue (1993)
1999ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesNYPD Blue (1993)
1999Q AwardViewers for Quality Television AwardsBest Supporting Actor in a Quality Drama SeriesNYPD Blue (1993)
1998Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesNYPD Blue (1993)
1998ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesNYPD Blue (1993)
1997ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesNYPD Blue (1993)
1996Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesNYPD Blue (1993)
1996Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Performer in a Children's SeriesStorytime (1992)
1996ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesNYPD Blue (1993)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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