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Daniel Durant Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Daniel Durant Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 68 kg
Date of Birth December 24, 1989
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Eye Color Blue

Daniel Durant is an American actor and stage artist who gained popularity by playing Matthew in the teen/family drama television series Switched at Birth. He has also been cast in shows and movies such as Silent NotesCODAYou, and The Suite Life on Deck.

Born Name

Daniel Durant

Nick Name

Daniel

Daniel Durant smiling in a selfie in Boston, Massachusetts in September 2019
Daniel Durant smiling in a selfie in Boston, Massachusetts in September 2019 (Daniel Durant / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Detroit, Michigan, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Daniel Durant got enrolled at Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf (MSAD) and also attended Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in Rochester, New York. Then, he studied at Gallaudet University in Washington D.C.

Occupation

Actor, Stage Artist

Family

  • Others – Lori Durant (Paternal Aunt) (who later adopted Daniel), Donald Stephen Durant (Grandfather), Jeannine E. M. Wesley (Grandmother)

Build

Slim

Daniel Durant and Amy Forsyth as seen in an Instagram post in August 2021
Daniel Durant and Amy Forsyth as seen in an Instagram post in August 2021 (Daniel Durant / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

68 kg or 150 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

White

Daniel Durant is of French-Canadian descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Deep-set eyes

Daniel Durant as seen while posing for a picture in Los Angeles, California in 2019
Daniel Durant as seen while posing for a picture in Los Angeles, California in 2019 (Daniel Durant / Instagram)

Daniel Durant Facts

  1. He was born deaf to deaf parents who struggled with addiction.
  2. His aunt Lori Durant adopted him as a toddler and he was raised in Duluth, Minnesota.
  3. In 2012, Daniel Durant joined the Deaf West Theatre for its production of Cyrano de Bergerac.
  4. He was seen as Moritz Stiefel in the 2015 Broadway revival of Spring Awakening and this won him the BroadwayWorld LA Award for “Best Featured Actor in a Musical” as well as the Theatre World Award for “Outstanding Broadway Debut Performance”.
  5. From 2013 to 2017, Daniel Durant was cast in the recurring role of Matthew, a deaf boy who tries to frame hearing students at school, in the teen/family drama television series Switched at Birth.
  6. In December 2019, he appeared as James in an episode titled Farewell, My Bunny of the psychological thriller television series You.
  7. Alongside Emilia Jones, Eugenio Derbez, Troy Kotsur, Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, and Marlee Matlin, Daniel Durant co-starred as Leo Rossi, Ruby’s brother, in the 2021 coming-of-age comedy-drama film CODA. It is an English-language remake of the 2014 French-Belgian film La Famille Bélier and CODA won 3 Oscars at the 94th Academy Awards, becoming the first film produced and/or distributed by a streaming service as well as the first starring predominantly deaf actors to win “Best Picture”.

Featured Image by Daniel Durant / Instagram

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