About Michael McDaniel
Native Detroiter McDaniel has performed to capacity crowds in various cities and states for over a decade. His unprecedented comedic style has brought audiences to their feet with his impeccable timing, delivery, raw, edgy, and creative material.
Michael has shared the stage with celebrated comedians; Lewis Black, Brandon T. Jackson, Dave Coulier, Mike Epps, Tony Roberts, David Alan Grier & Donnell Rawlings of the Dave Chappelle Show to name a few.
Because of his uncanny ability to capture the tone and diction of celebrity artist and politician's voices he has been quickly labeled in the industry as “the guy with the golden copy cat voice.” His impressions range from Dave Chappelle, Denzel Washington, Dr. Phil, President Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Jim Carrey, Pastor Marvin Winans, Gospel Artist Donnie McClurkin, R, Kelly, John Legend, Teddy Pendergrass and a whole arsenal of various performers!
Michael, a student of Second City has a passion for sketch & improv comedy. His split second interpretation to engage spectators with no scripts, memorized dialogue or rehearsed scenes are a true testimony to his authentic creativity and mastery.
His recently released anticipated DVD entitled "Out of My Mind" was performed to a standing room only venue held at the illustrious Charles H. Wright Museum in Detroit, Michigan. He was given rave reviews and accolades by various media and critics in attendance.
Michael endeavors to write, produce and direct movies, stage plays and television shows. Goal oriented and driven with passion and tenacity he is trailblazing his way towards his childhood ambition in becoming a featured member for an eminent television program, satire, sitcom, or blockbuster film opportunity presented to him.