Daniel Kash is a Canadian actor and director best known for his starring role as Detective Louis Gardino in the crime comedy-drama television series Due South, from 1994-1996.
He is also known for his recurring role as Lieutenant Papadol, a Chicago police lieutenant who is Abby Kowalski's superior officer in the Internal Affairs Division, in the police procedural television series Against the Wall, in 2011.
Kash is a multi-talented actor with show business running through his blood. He is the son of Canadian Opera icon Maureen Forrester and violinist/conductor Eugene Kash and brother of award-winning Canadian actress Linda Kash.
Accomplished in his own right, Kash trained at the Drama Centre in London, where he roomed with Academy Award-winning actor, Colin Firth. It was there that he concentrated on creating a diverse career in film, television and theatre.
Kash's first feature film was Aliens in 1986. He has since gone on to amass numerous credits in films such as The Good Shepherd, The Shipping News, Cinderella Man, The Tuxedo, Lucky Number Slevin, Casino Jack, Fugitive Pieces, Don't Say a Word and On The Road, with Kristen Stewart.
Kash has appeared in the television movies Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows, Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam, The Hunt for the BTK Killer, Crown Heights, Gross Misconduct, Mr. Rock 'n' Roll: The Alan Freed Story, The Path to 9/11 and The Last Days of Patton.
He was also seen in the television series Nikita, The Event, The Line, A Taste of Shakespeare, Relic Hunter, Goosebumps, Due South, Law & Order, Robocop, Street Legal, The Hitchhiker, Missing and Angela's Eyes.
Kash has had a prolific theatrical career including Macbeth and Arturo Ui (Stratford Festival), Streetcar Named Desire (Crucible Theatre), Unidentified Human Remains (Orpheum Theatre in NYC), Starlight Express (directed by Trevor Nunn), Rigoletto (Theatre Passe Muraille), The Constant Wife (Citadel Theatre), Comedy of Errors (Canadian Stage) and the upcoming Cruel and Tender (Canadian Stage).
Kash has been nominated for three Gemini awards for Best Actor. He has directed three award-winning short films and five theatrical productions.
Kash was born in Montréal and currently resides in Toronto, Canada with his wife and two sons.