Daniel Gillies Joins List of Celebrity Guests at Comic Con Africa 2019

By Oluthando Keteyi - 13 September 2019Views : 940


Comic Con Africa organisers have announced that Daniel Gillies, better known as 'Elijah' has been added to the list of international celebrity guests at Comic Con Africa 2019!

Daniel Gillies, the ‘gentleman-monster’ as he humorously refers to himself, is a Canadian-born New Zealand actor, best known for his role as Elijah Mikaelson on the hit TV series, The Vampire Diaries and its spin-off, The Originals.

He played Dr Joel Goran on the Canadian series, Saving Hope; a medical-themed show with a mystical, paranormal twist.

Gillies recently starred as Robert Durst in Lifetime’s, The Lost Wife of Robert Durst and also played Kristen Dunst’s love interest in Spider-Man 2. In 2006, Daniel had the lead in Sensation of Sight opposite David Strathairn.

Not only is this ‘gentleman-monster’ a prominent actor, but he’s been making waves as a director in the industry too; Daniel wrote, directed and produced Broken Kingdom as well as the documentary, Kingdom Come.