Height5' 10Â¾" (1.8 m)
Mini BiographyDaniel Axt is a German actor, voice actor and musician, best known for his role Nick in Disneys "Rock it!", Jannik Anders in the German TV-Series "Forbidden Love" and JÃ¼rgen Neuhaus in the German TV movie "The Bridge".
Axt was born in Langenhagen, Germany in 1991 and he got into acting in Hanover, Germany in 2005.
When he was thirteen Axt started attending an acting school called TASK. When a tape from a camera acting class was sent to the corresponding kids and teens agency TASK, they saw his potential and signed him at the age of fifteen. He has been with his manager for ten years now.
In 2007/2008 he started to appear on the German TV-Show crime.de and soon after that starred in the remake of the well known German film "The Bridge" alongside Franca Potente.
In 2009 at the age of seventeen he got cast in Disney's "Rock it!" for the leading role Nick which he was later nominated for a "New Faces Award" for best actor. The band "Rock it!" from the movie, where Axt was lead singer, played some festivals before they split up.
In 2009/2010 he also signed with FC Norden 02, which is the adult agency following TASK with the same manager.
In 2010 he started working as a voice actor, when he got cast as the german voice of Hickup in Paramount Pictures animation picture "How to train your dragon" (and "How to train your dragon 2" in 2014). "How to train your dragon 3" is expected to come out in 2019.
He also did the German voice over for 20th Century Fox' "The Maze Runner (1+2)" for the role of Winston.
When he graduated from school in 2011 he moved to New York City to perfect his english and study acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse School Of The Theatre, where the Meisner technique is taught. After being asked back to the second year in 2012, he graduated from the two year full-time acting program in 2013.
Before he moved back to Germany in 2013 he starred in Jeffrey Sweets play "Cover" as Marty and in Murphy Guyers play "Loyalties" as Rudy in the Rita Morgenthau Theatre, NYC. Also he played the Whining Man in August Wilsons "Piano Lesson" and Eric in Jason Katims "The man who couldn't dance" in Signature theatre (Off-Broadway).
When Axt was seven years old he started playing the guitar and took guitar lessons for seven years. He has been playing ever since and started songwriting early on. In 2012 he was introduced to some some musicians who he later released his first EP "54th street" with (in September 2014).
When Axt was only 22 years old he was asked to direct the stage adaptation of "Rock it!" for the theatre at KurfÃ¼rstendamm in Berlin. The production including 70 people on stage (orchestra, band, choir and ensemble) premiered in March 2015, ran again in September/October 2015 and in June 2017.
From 2011-2017 he appeared in several German TV-Shows, TV movies and Shorts.
Axt is fluent in German and English (American accent!), with the former being his first language.