Daniel-DiMaggio
Daniel DiMaggio | Biography

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  • Full Name Daniel DiMaggio
  • Occupation Actor
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Birth Date Jul 30, 2003
  • Age 18 Years, 4 Months
Cast of ABC Sitcom ‘American Housewife’

Daniel DiMaggio | Biography

Son of actress Loretta Fox and actor Lou DiMaggio

DiMaggio plays the role of Oliver Duke Otto, Katie’s ballet-loving, intelligent, and go-getter middle child in ‘American Housewife.’ DiMaggio made it through three auditions for the show before getting cast at 12. After getting the role, he learned ballet to fulfill his character, which he finds identical to his ambition and competitiveness in real life.


Daniel DiMaggio is an American actor famous for playing Oliver Otto in the sitcom ‘American Housewife.’

Who Is Daniel DiMaggio?

Daniel DiMaggio is an American actor who started his acting career through commercials. He is famous for his role as Oliver Otto in the TV series American Housewife (2016-2021). A few more of his TV credit include A Tiger’s Tail (2014), Supergirl (2016), The Loud House (2016-2018), Halloween (2015), among others.

How Old Is Daniel DiMaggio?

Born in Los Angeles, California, on 30 July 2003, Daniel DiMaggio is 18 years old as of 2021. 

Early Life and Family

DiMaggio is the son of actress Loretta Fox and actor Lou DiMaggio. He lives with his parents in Los Angeles. Both of his parents belong to the film industry, so it was only natural for him to follow in their footsteps. DiMaggio began his career as an actor when he was just eight years old, first acting in a Honda commercial. 

Despite the engagement, he was a bright student with straight A’s in his academic report. He completed his primary level study at Los Feliz Charter School For The Arts in Los Angeles and attended Thomas Starr Middle School in Silverlake for subsequent studies. In 2021, he graduated from Providence High School in Burbank, California, with a magna cum laude.

How Tall Is Daniel DiMaggio?

DiMaggio stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) tall.

Career

DiMaggio started his acting career through commercials, eventually elevating to the film industry. He starred in the short Geisho in 2010. Subsequently, he guest-starred as the young Michael Westen in the TV series Burn Notice in 2014 in the episode titled ‘Psychological Warfare.’ 

A few more of his cameo roles in TV series include the character Trick or Treater #2 on Where the Bears Are (2014), Corky on The Haunted Hathaways (2014), Kal-El on Supergirl (2016), Classmate Boy on Vampirina (2017, 2018), and Artie on The Loud House (2016-2018).

He also appeared in the TV movies, A Tiger’s Tail (2014) as Tom Murphy, Divide & Conquer (2014) as Kyle Ball, Tales of Halloween (2015) as Mikey, and Daddy’s Home 2 (2017) as Young Dusty.

Furthermore, in the TV series short Clarence, he voiced Brady’s character from 2014 until 2016. DiMaggio is also well known for his portrayal of Oliver Otto in the television series American Housewife (2016-2021)

‘American Housewife’

The American Housewife, an American Sitcom, ran for almost six years from 11 October 2016 to 31 March 2021. Created by Sarah Dunn, the series was canceled by ABC in March 2021 after five seasons. The American Housewife follows Katie Otto, a strong-willed mother, and a wife. She lives in Westport, Connecticut, raising her imperfect family with her husband in an affluent community full of flawless women and kids.

His Role

In the series, DiMaggio plays the role of Oliver Duke Otto, Katie’s ballet-loving, intelligent, and go-getter middle child.

DiMaggio made it through three auditions for the show before getting cast at 12. After getting the role, he learned ballet to fulfill his character, which he finds identical to his ambition and competitiveness in real life. He shared his experiences of learning ballet for the show in an interview with Meaww in 2018. “At first, I didn’t really know much about it, so I just went with it. The lessons are usually about twice a week and I find it to be a really good workout.” DiMaggio expressed. “I learn things that I can use in the show, but to be a full-on ballet dancer, you have to really do it all the time and devote yourself to it. Since I already have a full-time job, I do the best I can to make Oliver look like a ballet dancer.”

Did You Know?

  • He is a marathon runner who ran the LA Marathon in 2017 and is also a baseball player. 
  • His other hobbies include eating, traveling, and playing ping pong battles with the cast and crew of American Housewife.
  • His favorite restaurant is Tam O’Shanter, and his favorite dishes include cream corn, mashed potatoes with gravy, cream spinach, and the trademark prime rib.

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