Daniel Hugh Kelly is an American actor known for his roles in films such as Prince of the City, Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins, and Hard Rain. He is also well known for his television roles as Harlan Williams on the ABC drama series 'Life Goes On' and Pete Karras in the CBS drama series 'Cagney & Lacey'.
Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, on August 10th 1952, Daniel Hugh Kelly was the second of four children. He was a natural born thespian and at the tender age of five, he began to perform in local community theatre. After graduating from high school, he attended Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and obtained a degree in Fine Arts.
In 1976, Daniel Hugh Kelly made his feature film debut, playing a small role in the crime drama Prince of the City. After that, he took on small parts in a number of films, including The Warriors, Cutter's Way, and The Survivors. His big break came in 1985 when he was cast as the lead in the action-adventure film Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins. After that, he appeared in a number of films, including Hard Rain, The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, and The Man Without a Face.
In 1989, Daniel Hugh Kelly gained further prominence for his role as Harlan Williams in the ABC drama series 'Life Goes On'. He earned an Emmy nomination for his performance, and the show was a hit with viewers. In the early 1990s, he was cast as Pete Karras in the CBS drama series 'Cagney & Lacey'. He earned two Emmy nominations for his work on the show, and it remains a fan favorite to this day.
In recent years, Daniel Hugh Kelly has appeared in a number of television movies and shows, including 'ER', 'CSI: Miami', 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit', and 'Homeland'. He also had a recurring role on the ABC drama 'Revenge', and recently appeared in the 2018 film 'Bumblebee'.
Throughout his long career, Daniel Hugh Kelly has earned the respect and admiration of his peers and fans alike for his versatility and range as an actor. He has proven to be an enduring presence on both the big and small screens, and is sure to continue to entertain for years to come.