Daniel Avidan bio, career, awards, Music, Film, TV

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Daniel Avidan

There are many people struggling to figure out just one talent that they have, and then there are others like Daniel Avidan who are so talented at many things they can build careers almost everywhere or decide to stick to just one.

Daniel Avidan is a man of many talents. He could choose to do anything, but he appears to e unfazed by the enormity of work if he decides to take them all up without dropping any along the way.

So, what are Daniel Avidan’s numerous talents that we keep talking about? You shall know soon.

Who is Daniel Avidan?

Daniel Avidan
Daniel Avidan. Image credit | Dexerto

Leigh Daniel Avidan, born on March 14, 1979, also known by his stage name, Danny Sexbang, is an American musician, Internet personality, singer-songwriter, comedian, and actor.

He is one half of the musical comedy duo Ninja Sex Party with Brian Wecht, as well as the co-host of the Let’s Play web series Game Grumps with Arin Hanson.

He is also part of the video game-based comedy music trio Starbomb, alongside Hanson and Wecht.

In the snipperts of Daniel Avidan above, you can figure out his numerous talents, can’t you?

Daniel Avidan early life

Danny Avidan
Danny Avidan. Image credit | (@NotSoGrumpDan) | Twitter

Daniel Avidan was born and raised in Springfield, New Jersey, the eldest of two children of Debra Schwartz and Avigdor Avidan.

His father was born and raised in Israel, and served in the Yom Kippur War before immigrating to America where he met Avidan’s mother.

His younger sister, Dana Avidan Cohn,is the executive style director of PopSugar.

His maternal grandfather Bernard Schwartz assisted in inventing the body electrode

Daniel Avidan educational background

After graduating from Jonathan Dayton High School in 1997, Avidan pursued advertising at Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts.

He eventually entered a student exchange program during his senior year of college, attending a Tufts University satellite campus in Talloires, France to study botany and epidemiology.

In Film and Television, Daniel Avidan also did comeos in a number of movies and television series.

In 2019, he starred in the film A Heist with Markiplier. He also did The Players’ Score: A Video Game Music Documentary.

In Television he did voice acting on Mighty Magiswords in 2018 and then Conan in the same year.

Danie Avidan Career

Daniel Avidan
Daniel Avidan Image credit | The famous people

In response to a Craigslist ad in late 2002, Daniel Avidan joined the indie rock band the Northern Hues, a Philadelphia-based group composed of Aron Brand, Jeff Rains, Alex Yaker, Justin Earley, and Ian Creech.

Avidan acted as the group’s lead-singer, and provided most of the band’s lyrics, having recently moved to Philadelphia.

They released one self-titled EP and one live track recorded in early 2005, at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.

In 2008, Avidan began studying storytelling and improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York, under the guidance of Zach Woods and Margot Leitman, and had conceptualized the possibility of a new musical project.

In need of another band member, Avidan was introduced to Brian Wecht, the musical director of another troupe, by mutual friends at the theatre in early 2009.

Daniel Avidan Web series

Daniel Avidan has appeared in the following web series, perorming different roles:

2012 – Dirty Shorts as Himself 12 episodes

2012 – DJs in PJs as Slice (voice) 2 episodes

2013 – present Game Grumps as Himself Co-host

2013 – 2014 Nacho Punch Uncredited 2 episodes

2013 – Idiots Always Ask as Himself 3 episodes

2013 – The Indoor Kids as Himself (voice) Episode: “Getting Grumpy With The Game Grumps”

2014 – Dick Figures Danny as Sexbang Episode: “DFTM Fan Music Video feat. Ninja Sex Party”

2014 – Co-Optitude as Himself (voice) Episode: “Twisted Metal”

2015 – Did You Know Gaming? as Himself (voice) Episode: “Guitar Hero”

2015 – Red vs. Blue Lap as Fed (voice) 2 episodes

2015 – On the Spot as Himself Episode: “RTX 2015 (ft. Game Grumps)”

2015 – Your Grammar Sucks as Danny Sexbang “YOUR GRAMMAR SUCKS #100”

2015–2017 – Good Mythical Morning as Himself 2 episodes[69]

2016 – Jash as Waiter Episode: “#DoYourJob”

2016 – MatPat’s Game Lab as Himself Episode: “Can Gamers Defuse BOMBS?”

2016 – The Legacy Music Hour as Himself (voice) Episode: “Technical Difficulties”

2017 – Harmontown as Himself (voice) Episode: “Down with Sighty”

2017 – Good Game as Alex Taylor 6 episodes

2018 – YouTubers React as Himself Various episodes

2018 – SuperMegaCast as Himself Episode: “Dan’s Big Secret”

Daniel Avidan awards

2010 —  INNY Awards Best Original Comedy Song “I Just Want To (Dance)”–Won

Best Comedy Video Short–Won

2014 — Webby Awards People’s Voice – Comedy: Individual Short or Episode “Breaking Bad: The Middle School Musical”–Won

Webby Award – Comedy: Individual Short or Episode — Nominated

Watch one of Daniel Avidan’s music videos below:


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