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Daniel Mays

Daniel Mays

United Kingdom

Age: 45

Born: 31 Mar, 1978

Known for

In Good Omens as Arthur Youngas Arthur Young

in Good Omens
In Line of Duty as Sgt. Danny Waldronas Sgt. Danny Waldron

in Line of Duty
In White Lines as Marcusas Marcus

in White Lines
In Temple as Lee Simmonsas Lee Simmons

in Temple

TV Series Starring Daniel Mays

The Long ShadowThe Long Shadow

The Long Shadow is a seven part series about the hunt for Peter Sutcliffe, dubbed the Yorkshire Ripper.

Magpie MurdersMagpie Murders
BritBox, 2022 | Drama, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.2/5

A beguiling murder mystery with a solution that will both astonish and shock viewers, the plot of Magpie Murders revolves around the character Susan Ryeland, an editor who is given an unfinished manuscript of author Alan Conway's latest novel, but has little idea it will change her life.

White LinesWhite Lines
Netflix, 2020 | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.3/5

After her brother's mysterious disappearance in Ibiza, Zoe Walker abandons her peaceful life and embarks on a dangerous journey to uncover the truth. As she delves deeper into the island's hedonistic underworld, Zoe must confront her own demons and navigate the dangerous terrain of sex, drugs, and violence.

ITV, 2020 | Drama, Crime, Thriller, History
Rating: 3.4/5

Des is a TV series based on Brian Masters' book Killing for Company. It focuses on the infamous case of UK serial killer Dennis Nilsen. The show explores the consequences of coming into contact with Nilsen through the perspectives of Nilsen himself, Detective Chief Inspector Peter Jay, and biographer Brian Masters.

Code 404Code 404
Sky 1, 2020 | Comedy, Action, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.4/5

After DI John Major is killed, his body is used in an experimental AI project to bring him back to life. However, Major 2.0's crimefighting instincts are lost in translation. DI Roy Carver is left dealing with an increasingly deluded partner as they try to scrape by in their crime-fighting duties.

Good OmensGood Omens
Amazon, 2019 | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

Good and Evil prepare for the end of the world, as predicted in a book of prophecies. Two unlikely friends, an angel and a demon, are not eager for the war. As the Antichrist goes missing, Aziraphale and Crowley, who have grown fond of the human lifestyle, must work together to prevent the apocalypse.

Sky 1, 2019 | Comedy, Drama, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

A surgeon runs an illegal clinic in abandoned tunnels beneath London to treat desperate patients. A darkly comic thriller of fate, chaos, and consequence. With the help of a disgruntled transport employee and a guilt-ridden medical researcher, the surgeon's morality is tested to the limit. Adapted from Valkyrien.

Sky Atlantic, 2017 | Drama, Crime, Politics | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.7/5

Guerrilla follows a couple who free a political prisoner and start a radical cell. They target the real-life "black power desk" of the special branch. The show explores the couple's activism and the dangerous consequences that come with it. The "black power desk" becomes their main adversary.

Born to KillBorn to Kill
Channel 4, 2017 | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Born to Kill is a series exploring the mind of Sam, a teenager with psychopathic tendencies. He lives with his mum and thinks his dad died in a car crash. Sam meets Chrissy, the daughter of Bill, a man trying to reconnect with his mother. Meanwhile, Sam's mum discovers his dad is alive and a convicted murderer.

Dave, 2017 | Comedy
Rating: 3/5

Deluded Simon Porter dreams of passing his medical exam and becoming a doctor - but by starting at the bottom, and becoming the best porter the NHS has ever seen. All he has to do is survive a few months grafting in a hospital basement and try not to kill any of the patients. How hard can that be?Ed must work alongside the cynical, self-styled "Queen of the Porters" Frankie, and naïve nurse Lucy.

The Great FireThe Great Fire
ITV, 2014 | Drama, History
Rating: 1/5

Experience the chaos and devastation of the Great Fire of London in 1666 through this gripping drama series. Follow the lives of those affected by the disaster, from the wealthy to the working class, in this historical retelling.

Line of DutyLine of Duty
BBC One, 2012 | Drama, Family, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.7/5

Line Of Duty is a drama series which takes a look at the world of police corruption. After a counter-terrorism raid goes wrong, Detective Sergeant Steve Arnott refuses to take part in a cover-up. When he is ostracized by colleagues, he transfers to an anti-corruption unit, AC-12, which is led by Superintendent Ted Hastings.

Public EnemiesPublic Enemies
BBC One, 2012 | Drama, Crime
Rating: 5/5

The series follows the relationship between 28-year-old Eddie, who has been released on life license from prison and his probation officer, Paula, who has just returned to work following a from suspension after a crime was committed by an offender under her supervision.

Mrs BiggsMrs Biggs
ITV, 2012 | Drama, Family, Crime, Lifestyle
Rating: 5/5

Mrs Biggs is a British drama series based on the true story of the woman behind the notorious Great Train Robber, Ronald Biggs. The show explores the life of Charmian Biggs, from her early days in London to her involvement with the infamous heist and her subsequent life on the run with her husband.

BBC America, 2011 | Drama, Sci-Fi | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.4/5

In search of a new home, a group of pioneers embark on a journey to a recently-discovered planet. But can they survive in this uncharted territory? Outcasts follows the struggles and triumphs of these settlers as they navigate through love, loss, and the challenges of building a new world.

Plus OnePlus One
Channel 4, 2009 | Comedy

Rob Black's (Daniel Mays) ex-girlfriend leaves him to marry ex boy-band member Duncan James from Blue (played by himself). In retaliation Rob sets out to outdo her, nabbing a beautiful date in the process.

Ashes to AshesAshes to Ashes
BBC One, 2008 | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

DCI Alex Drake wakes up in 1981 after a terrible accident. She meets DCI Gene Hunt and his team, whom she recognizes from DCI Sam Tyler's reports about his trip to 1973. Ashes to Ashes is a TV series about a police detective who finds herself in a different time period. It premiered in 2008.

Tipping the VelvetTipping the Velvet
BBC Two, 2002 | Drama, Romance
Rating: 3.5/5

Tipping the Velvet is a BBC drama about the love story between two Victorian women. It follows Kitty Butler, a male impersonator, and her devoted dresser Nan. When Kitty ends their affair, Nan is left alone and destitute in the seedy sexual underworld of Victorian London. She faces a big decision about her future.