A native of Los Angeles,
Spencer Daniels began acting professionally at
the age of ten. Spencer has an all-American look,
coupled with an intriguing blend of intense maturity.
Three feature films
that Spencer acted in are in post production and
will be released in 2013, "The Midnight Game",
"Last Kind Words" with Brad Dourif and
"Leashed." All are of the thriller genre
and the trailers can be found on line. The movies
were filmed in Connecticut, Kentucky and Malibu,
a family comedy film about a professional and
high school basketball team was released in 2012.
Spencer played a high school basket ball player
who bullied his teammates. The movie was produced
by Warner Bros. and directed by John Whitesell.
"Thunderstruck" was filmed in Baton
Rouge, Louisiana. The film stars Kevin Durant,
B.T. Jackson and Jim Belushi.
Spencer has appeared
in several short films. "Pigeon Kicker"
directed by Daniel Long, "Awakening Arthur"
directed by Courtney Dixon and "Dangerously
Close" directed by Montana Mann.
Spencer played the
recurring role of star high school baseball pitcher
"Tyler Lomand" on the TV series "Crash."
The show filmed in Albuquerque, New Mexico and
Season Two episodes where shown on the Starz Network.
Early in 2009 Spencer
worked on the stage play "What
All School Children Learn." Performances
were at The Stella Adler Theatre in Los Angeles
and were directed by April Webster.
the lead role of “Atticus Hazelton”
in the feature film Soccer
Nanny . Traci Lords played his Mother. Soccer
Nanny was filmed on location in Lindsborg, Kansas.
Spencer acted in
"Star Trek XI". Spencer portrayed Johnny.
"Star Trek XI" chronicles the early
days of the USS Enterprise crew members and was
directed by JJ Abrams. It was released in May
Spencer had two films
releasd in 2008. The first The
Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Spencer shot
on location in New Orleans with Brad Pitt and
Cate Blanchett. Spencer portrayed the title character
at age twelve, while Pitt plays “Benjamin”
as an adult. The film is directed by David Fincher,
based on a short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Spencer's second film scheduled for release in
2008 is The Least
of These with Isaiah Washington and Robert
Loggia. The film is written and directed by Nathan
roles range from comedy to drama. His comedic
performances include guest starring as Jake in
the Emmy award winning show, "The Office".
Spence has appeared 3 times in "The Office"
playing Meredith's son. His last appearance was
in the the last episode "The Finale"
television debut was on
Cold Case in which he played “Jerry
Kasher”, a military academy student who
was abused. As a result, he carefully plots the
murder of his antagonist. The Episode was directed
by Academy Award nominated Agnieszka Holland and
produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.
Spencer guest stared
as “Tommy” on the FX television show
It’s Always Sunny
in Philadelphia. Creator/Writer/Executive
Producer/Actor Rob McElhenney said of Spencer,
“It's so wonderful to explain to people
that not only was he wonderful on screen but he
was amazing to work with and just an all around
awesome kid. He has a great future in front of
him.” Writer/executive producer/actor Charlie
Day said of Spencer’s performance, “The
first thing people say to me after they watch
that episode is, "Where did you find that
kid? He is amazing!" Great work Spencer!
You are a pro! I hope we get to work together
as young John Lithgow in the NBC series Twenty
Good Years. He has also appeared on the drama
On Duty and comedies MAD TV (performing with
cast members Aries Spears and Mike McDonald) and
The John Henson Project.
Spencer played the
lead role of “Andrew” in the film
Witchwise. Directed by Joe Harris (The Tripper
& Darkness Falls), this story is about an
angelic yet devious little boy who suspects his
aunt to be a witch. Joe Harris said of Spencer,
“ … Spencer's enthusiasm, work ethic
and obvious skill never let us down … he
made Witchwise a much more enjoyable project to
be a part of and it was very flattering to see
him bring my creation to life.”
film performances include Food Fight and Billy
Conroy Takes a Stand in which he plays “Billy”
who saves his mother from an abusive boyfriend.
He also played the lead role of “Billy”
in the short film Billy’s
Dad is a Fudgepacker, co-staring with Robert
Gant and Alex Borstein.
… is a spoof of a circa 1955 educational
film depicting the nuclear family and was an official
selection at both the 2005 Sundance and Tribeca
Film Festivals. Robert Gant said of Spencer, “He
has such a great sense of the set, takes direction
very well, and has a great aura about him. I know
everyone else on the set felt the same way. It
was a delight to work with him, and I hope the
opportunity comes again some time.” Writer/director
Jamie Donahue said, “Spencer is amazing.
It's not easy to find an eleven year old that
can carry a movie. Especially a comedy".
Spencer has been
featured in a number of television commercials
and print ads including campaigns for IBM, Farmer's
Insurance, Track Grabbers and The Latter Day Saints.
He recently completed a web commercial for Sprite.
It is being use to promote the Sprite campaign
to renovate inner city basketball facilities.
Spencer is a talented
musician and athlete. He currently resides in
Los Angeles, with his parents and younger brother.
Spencer is represented by Debra
Manners and the Stone/ Manners Salners Agency
and is a member of both SAG and AFTRA.