Danny Ross is a South African actor, model and voice artist best known for placing third in the SABC1 reality competition Class Act, in 2010.
He also has a starring role as Jason Prince, an abalone poacher who saves Karen's life, which precipitates an unusual bond developing between them, in the SABC2 drama series Swartwater.
Ross studied speech and drama at LAMDA, the South African Film Institute and was coached by Dorothy Ann Gould. He has performed in various theatre productions since 2007.
Productions include Tata ma Chance, The Princess and the Pea, Umoya Wezihlahla, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Sasol Fever and Romeo and Juliet. In 2010 he was discovered in the reality show for actors Class Act.
Highlights of his career include roles in the feature film Death Race 3 for Universal Pictures, the SABC2 soapie 7de Laan, the SABC1 drama Tempy Pushas and a recurring role in the kykNET soapie Binneland. He received a nomination for Best Actor in the 48 Hour Film Project in Johannesburg.
Danny has also done various TV commercials, corporate work and radio dramas. His poem "I know it's crazy, but it's true" was selected to appear in the Anthology of verse: "Watched by an Angel" during September 2008 (Christian Poetry Association).
In 2015 he landed a starring role in the kykNET soap opera Suidooster, set in Cape Town in the fictional suburb of Ruiterbosch. His character, Jerome, was killed off in the Season 2 finale (March 2017).
In 2018 he starred as Douglas Evans in the SABC2 period drama Onder die Suiderkruis (Under the Southern Cross).
In 2019 he joined the kykNET & kie soap opera Arendsvlei in the role of Nathan, the long-lost son to David (Oscar Peterson), who died in Season 1. He debuted in the role on his birthday - Monday 28 October, 2019.