Emmy Award winning director, Dan Hamilton, portrays astronomer "Cornelius Smith" in the hit BBC radio soap, Milford-Haven.
For the past fifteen years, Dan Hamilton has directed daytime television dramas, including As The World Turns and Another World, as well as numerous stage productions. Mr. Hamilton is the director of the feature film "Landfall," starring Francis Sternhagen.
As an actor, Dan has been a contract player on most of the
major daytime dramas and has guest-starred on many prime-time
programs. His dashing good looks and smoldering screen presence
made him a favorite on American television, where he guest-starred
on such programs as "Remington Steele," "Mike Hammer," "The
Quest," and was a recurring star on "Dallas." He's a well-known
romantic lead in daytime dramas as well, including "Another
World," "All My Children," "Guiding Light," (Past
Guiding Light Cast Site) and "The Edge of Night"
character). His film credits include "Romeo
& Juliet" and Arthur Miller's "A Memory
of Two Mondays" for PBS.
Dan appeared in over 120 stage productions ranging from
Broadway and Off-Broadway to regional theatres and summer
stock. His extensive theatrical performances made him one
of the most popular actors in the U.S., on Broadway, Off-Broadway
and regional stages, with roles in both ancient and modern
classics. Shakespearian performances included co-starring
roles in "Othello," "As You Like It," "Troilus and Cressida,"
"Hamlet," "The Tempest," "twelfth night," and "Merchant of
Venice." Modern classics include "Long Day's Journey Into
Night," "Private Lives," "Miss Julie," "emperor Jones," "Royal
Family," "Man and Superman," View From the Bridge," The Crucible,"
"Orpheus Descending" and "Ring Around the Moon." And he has
co-starred in several musicals including "Godspell" and "Beggar's
In 1995, Dan teamed with Milford-Haven producer Mara Purl to co-produce and direct the audio book "The Hidden Legacy: Uncovering, Confronting and Healing Three Generations of Incest," written by his step-mother Barbara Hamilton. Visit the website at: www.thehiddenlegacy.com.
Dan is the proud father of three sons; John, Dylan, and the actor Josh Hamilton.