Biography: Who exactly is Daniel Janks? Cohen from Scandal , children, wife and more

Daniel Janks is a South African actor, director and voice over artist known famously for playing Detective Cohen on etv’s scandal. He was born in 1977 and is at least 45 years old as of 2022. Moreover, Janks has appeared in numerous international series, including Tremors: Bloodline and An Act of Defiance in 2017. While most of his biographical information is hard to find, we managed to do some research and compile a more up to date biography. So, sit down and enjoy.

Full Biography of Daniel Janks

A picture of Daniel Janks who plays Cohen from Scandal on etv
A picture of Daniel Janks who plays Cohen from Scandal on etv

Full name: Daniel Janks
Date of birth: 1977
Place of origin: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa (speculative)
Education: Woodmead (Class of 2004), Studied Drama at Wits University. (Class of 2000)
Occupation: Actor, director and Voice over artist
Spouse: Tiff Markman
Known for: Cohen on Scandal
Nationality: South African

Early life

Daniel Janks (born 1977) is a South African actor, director and voice over artist. Janks was probably born in Cape Town according to some sources. However it is only speculative since he attended Woodmead and Wits which are both schools in Gauteng. So even we don’t know where he was born, we do know he spent quite a longer time in Gauteng.

Daniel Janks studied drama at the Witswatersrand University
Daniel Janks studied drama at the Witswatersrand University

Janks studied drama at the Witswatersrand University in Johannesburg as part of the class of 2000. Then he went on to become the creative director of 365 degrees productions house. Moreover, Jenkins started acting as a free Lancer from 2000. Today he is one of the most loved TV actors on Scandal! Playing Cohen or Detective Cohen on the show.

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Personal life of Daniel Janks

Aside from acting, Janks has a creative side to him. He is good at sewing and loves creating things. As a matter of fact, Janks sometimes creates costumes for his daughter for school plays. In one post, Janks shared a fanny bag he made. It was very articulately made and beautifully detailed.

Detective Cohen from Scandal, Daniel Janks
Detective Cohen from Scandal, Daniel Janks

Furthermore, Janks is into old artifacts and has a very good smart sense of humor. However, most of the times he is critiquing and criticizing movies and series he has watched. And, sometimes he’s talking about his political views on current affairs. He enjoys thrillers and has reviewed series like The Queen’s Gambit, The cow and other thrillers.

Janks wearing a beard he had crafted for his daughter to play Gandalf.
Janks wearing a beard he had crafted for his daughter to play Gandalf.

Furthermore, Daniel is a married man, he is married to a woman named Tiff Marksman and he has one known daughter. Moreover, Janks enjoys his holidays and vacations and would sometimes complain on his Facebook when he is called for a cameo while he is on vacation.

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Daniel Janks’ acting career

Janks has made stage appearances as well as appearances in regional and international film and television productions in the 20 years since he eked out a diploma from theater school. Bash, Odd Man Out, The Play That Goes Wrong, Macbeth, Julius Caesar, How He Lied to Her Husband, Overruled, and The Twilight of the Golds are just a few of the plays in which Janks has appeared on stage.

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Daniel has been in a number of television programs, such as Scandal, Isidingo, Jacob’s Cross, Wild at Heart, and Generation Kill. On a large screen In An Act of Defiance, Trem
ors Bloodline, Lord Jones is Dead, The Salvation, Ghandi my Father, and Ali, Janks made appearances. Janks’ passion for acting is only rivaled by his love for his beautiful wife and little. Furthermore, he has appeared in the recent Mr Bones 3 Movie by Leon Schuster.

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