Daniel was named the #1 Sexiest Soapstar on T.V. Guide's Daytime Soaps Sexiest Men of 2008.
Daniel's competition was:
2. James Scott (DAYS)
3. Greg Vaaughan (GH)
4. Cameron Mathison (AMC)
5. Joshua Morrow (Y&R)
6. David Fumero (OLTL)
7. Jack Wagner (B&B)
8. Kristoff St. John (Y&R)
9. Austin Peck (ATWT)
10. Jay Kenneth Johnson (DAYS)
11. Jason Thompson (GH)
12. Thad Luckinbill (Y&R)
13. Agim Kaba (ATWT)
14. Aiden Turner (AMC)
15. Daniel Cosgrove (GL)
16. Kyle Lowder (B&B)
17. John-Paul Lavoisier (OLTL)
18. Shawn Christian (DAYS)
19. Brandon Beemer (B&B)
20. John Driscoll (GL)
21. Sterling Sulieman (Y&R)
22. Dylan Bruce (ATWT)
23. Texas Battle (B&B)
24. Darin Brooks (DAYS)
25. Brandon Barash (GH)
Rachael, Daniels's wife, is the founder of 'Le Chic Chick', a company that creates lifestyle cards to assist women to tap into their inner strength.
Daniel enjoys taking photos of the homeless, as he believes they reflect humanity at its rawest.
After Daniel first moved to America, in order to remind himself never to become too comfortable with his career, he refused to buy a mattress and slept on the kitchen floor instead!
Daniel injured his martial arts trainer, Michael Young, several times while performing his bo staff and bolo whip movements.
When preparing for the role of Dar in Beastmaster, Daniel worked 2 months before the show started on various animal strikes; such as the snake and tiger; along with bo staff and bolo whip techniques.
Daniel auditioned five separate times for role of The Beastmaster.
Daniel started acting in school plays when he was 7.
As a child, Daniel liked to play chess because he liked the construction of the game and the battle that takes place.
Daniel's first job in the U.S. was at actor Denzel Washington's restaurant, Georgia, in Los Angeles.
Daniel met his wife Rachel while working as a waiter in a restaurant.
Daniel went to the University of Sydney to study economics and business but left with only eight months to go to get his degree for acting.
Daniel's hobbies include photography, writing, chess and boxing.
Daniel has hazel/green eyes.
Daniel modeled and appeared in print ads for Calvin Klein and Dolce & Gabbana when he first moved to Los Angeles.
Daniel worked with Marc Singer, who originated the role of the Beastmaster, in season 3 of the Beastmaster series.
Daniel's son Ford Martin Goddard was born on February 6, 2006.
In October 2005, Daniel moved to Los Angeles CA with his wife, Rachael.
Daniel stands 6'2" and wears a size 13 shoe.
Daniel's wife, Rachel Marcus, worked as an entertainment publicist and event planner for ten years but now has her own successful design company called Paint/Design/Decor, Inc. Her murals, artwork and interior have been featured on Merge, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and Movin In.
Daniel: I go home every night and can't believe how lucky I am.
(Speaking about the animals on Beastmaster)
Daniel: You can't tell a tiger what to do. If a tiger doesn't want to sit in the middle of the scene, it walks away. The trick is to think ahead.
(On living in the United States)
Daniel: America is one of those countries that allows anybody to do anything if they have the motivation, the drive and the tenacity. It truly is a multicultural melting pot, greater I think than most countries because everybody comes here looking for their dreams and their hopes and trying to find out what it is in life they can do.
(In regards to his accent)
Daniel: Beastmaster was shot in Australia, but they wanted an American accent. And then The Young and the Restless was shot in America, but they wanted an Australian accent. I have to work on the accent now.
(Speaking of his relationship with Jackson Raine)
Daniel: I didn't want to get to know Jackson before we started shooting because I thought that on scene, you'd see they know each other where they don't know each other.
(On playing Dar on Beastmaster)
Daniel: It was so much fun. It was like boot camp. We would do nine months, six days a week.
Daniel: We're born nude. It's natural. I like nudity displayed in a non-affected manner. It can be very appealing.