Des Daly


Hair: Salt & Pepper

Height: 5'9"

Eyes: Green

Date of Birth: 12/12/72

Playing age: 40-50


Selected Theatre Experience: Box And Cox, And Then There Were None, Dancing at Lughnasa, Last Tango in Little Grimley, Blinded by the Light, Shadow of a Gunman, The Year of The Hiker

Selected Film Experience:  I’m Talking to You, Skeleton Crew (Feature), The Girl At The End of The World (Feature), The Last Confession (Short), All Or Nothing (Feature), Fractional (Feature)      

Selected TV Experience: Malice Aforethought, Proof (S2), Omagh, Bachelors Walk

Accents: Irish: Kerry Cork Drogheda Northern Irish,  English: Liverpool Yorkshire Cockney RP and American  (general)


Qualifications and Training

  • Acting for Camera Terry McMahon (2018)

  • Winner of the Irish Actors Guide Showcase - Duologue Section (2014)

  • Louise Kiely Master Class (2013)

  • Live the Life Workshop, Margie Habor Tour, Dublin (2012)

  • Masterclass in Acting with Gillian Reynolds (2011)

  • Intensive Actors Improvisation, Gaiety School of Acting (2004)

  • Foundation/Performance in Acting, Gaiety School of Acting (2002-03)



Basic Sign Language for Hearing Impaired, Rhythm Guitar, Professionally Trained Chef, Football, Tennis, Boxing, Competent Horse Rider and Full Clean Driving Licence



Des is a an actor based in Dublin. He trained at the Gaiety School of Acting in 2002-2005. He is constantly aiming to work and improve his craft. He is a committed and dedicated actor. He considers himself fortunate to be in the industry and for the right reasons: the art of performance. He will always go the extra mile in any role no matter the content or complexity of the piece.