Amateur wushu champion who hails from San Francisco, California. After earning his bachelor's degree in architecture, Daniel went to Hong Kong to start his film career. Ironically, he started out with drama but soon made his action debut in "Young and Dangerous: The Prequel". Appeared in the Hollywood film "Around the World in 80 Days" in 2004 and makes a cameo in 2011's "The Man with the Iron Fists".
On April 6, 2010, Daniel married longtime girlfriend Lisa Selesner in South Africa.