Danny Doherty was born and raised in Yonkers, New York, coming from an Italian-Irish background. From an early age he was surrounded by creative artists working in and around the business. He has a natural talent to mimic his favorite actors and amazing comedy timing, and has been described in reviews as as a natural born artist. His favorite pastime growing up was putting on theatrical and musical plays for family and friends.
Danny started his path to Hollywood while a break dancer at age 11, and from there he became a DJ around the New York City area. At the age of 21 his father and mentor passed away and it drove him professionally and increased his determination to develop his talent. At the age of 27, he decided to become a professional actor, taking acting courses at Purchase College in New York. He then began to immerse himself in the New York City Theater scene where he landed several lead and supporting roles in plays. He can be seen in Blue Bloods on CBS, Difficult People on Hulu, Gotham on FOX, Marvels The Defenders and Orange is the New Black on Netflix, along with many more up coming Television projects. He can also be seen in such feature films as Backfire, The Descending and Bloodrunners along side ICE T. He continues to be vigorously active in Theater as a company member in the prestigious HExTC Theater group in New York City. .