Danny Doherty was born and raised in Yonkers, New York, coming from an Italian-Irish background. His favorite pastime growing up was putting on plays for family and friends. Danny started his path to Hollywood while a break dancer at age 11, and from there he became a DJ around the NYC area. AT 27 he decided to become a professional actor, going to acting school at Purchase College in New York. He then began to immerse himself the NYC Theater scene where he landed several lead and supporting roles in plays. He can be seen in the hit HBO show Boardwalk Empire , FOX Breakout show Gotham , Orange Is The New Black and such films as The Grasslands ,The Descending and The Upcoming Feature film Bloodrunners he continues to be active in NYC Theater and Film scene.