Danny Griffin is an English actor who is set to portray Sky in the upcoming Netflix live-action adaptation of Iginio Straffi's Nickelodeon fantasy animated series Winx Club, Fate: The Winx Saga, set to premiere in late January 2021.
Here is what you should know about the up-and-comer:
Danny Griffin is one of several people to be confirmed to be part of the main cast of the upcoming Netflix young adult drama series Fate: The Winx Saga.
The young adult drama series is based on Iginio Straffi's fantasy animated series, Winx Club, that aired on Nickelodeon from January 2004 to November 2009 and revived for a June 2011 to September 2019 run.
Set in a magical realm inhabited by mystical creatures, Fate is centered around five aspiring fairies, who call themselves "Winx", attending the Alfea College for Fairies, and follows their relationships and rivalries while trying to keep a greater evil at bay.
Griffin's character, Sky, is the love interest of Bloom (Abigail Cowen), the leader of "Winx", who has flame-based powers.
Besides Danny Griffin and Abigail Cowen, Fate will feature a cast of relatively new actors.
Aside from Abigail Cowen, who will portray the leader of "Winx", the other four core characters will be portrayed by Hannah van der Westhuysen, Elisha Applebaum, Precious Mustapha, and Eliot Salt as Stella, Musa, Aisha, and Terra, respectively.
Other confirmed names include Freddie Thorp, Sadie Soverall. Theo Graham, Jacob Dudman, and Robert James-Collier.
Danny Griffin is a relative newcomer to the acting industry, only making his debut in 2017.
His first on-screen role was Danny in the episode "Pony Prom" of the first season of the Netflix comedy-action-adventure series Free Rein.
He made his feature film debut as Maciej in the 2018 comedy movie Christmas Survival. He played Hunter Phillips in an episode of the CBBC sitcom So Awkward.
He also had a small appearance in the 2019 action-comedy The Gentlemen starring Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Michelle Dockery, Colin Farrell, and Hugh Grant, among others.
He went on to have recurring appearances as Shane in the BBC/Netflix teen thriller Get Even in 2020.
Danny Griffin was born on July 2, 1997, in London, England, and raised in Cornwall, England.
At the time of this writing, Griffin is 23 years old.
Based on reports from several online sources, Danny Griffin is believed to have a net worth of $400 thousand.