Molly Daniels is a rapidly upcoming Australian actress with an extensive and diverse list of credits.
Molly starred as lead character ELLIE in the television adaptation of the popular book series Tomorrow When The War Began for ABC, as well as in two seasons of the hit ABC3 show You’re Skitting Me. Her other television roles also include Get Krack!n, Upper Middle Bogan, Party Tricks, The Librarians and Stories From The Golf.
Molly’s multi-faceted talent and skill extend into writing and directing. She wrote for the sketch show, You’re Skitting Me and has written lyrics for songs in ABC’s hit comedy Upper Middle Bogan. In 2015 she created, wrote, directed, produced, and featured in her eight-part web series Young Love.
As well as being drama coach on the extremely successful ABC3 show Little Lunch, Molly wrote and directed the behind-the-scenes featurette.
In 2015 Molly also studied at the iO Theatre in Chicago, USA.
Molly recently appeared in series 5 of The Doctor Blake Mysteries and starred as lead character ASHER in Ronny Chieng: International Student, both for ABC. Molly currently stars as lead character SAM in Gristmill’s Back In Very Small Business. Later this year, she will join the series 9 cast of Shaun Micallef’s Mad As Hell.
Molly can be heard presenting Short & Curly – a fast-paced fun-filled ethics podcast for kids and their parents – with Carl Smith and Dr Matt Beard, available for download via the ABC Radio app or iTunes.
SHAUN MICALLEF’S MAD AS HELL (Series 9)
Role: Various. Dir: Jon Olb, ITV Studios Australia Pty Ltd 2018
BACK IN VERY SMALL BUSINESS
Role: Sam Angel. Dir: Robyn Butler, Gristmill 2018
GET KRACK!N (Series 1)
Role: Megan Tech Guru. Dir: Hayden Guppy, Guesswork Television 2017
RONNY CHIENG: INTERNATIONAL STUDENT (Series 1)
Role: Asher (Lead) Dir: Jonathan Brough, Sticky Pictures Pty Ltd 2017
THE DOCTOR BLAKE MYSTERIES (Series 5)
Role: Sally Murphy. Dir: Daina Reid, January Productions Pty Ltd 2016
UPPER MIDDLE BOGAN (Series 3)
Role: Ashley. Dir: Wayne Hope, Upper Middle Bogan Series 3 Pty Ltd
TOMORROW, WHEN THE WAR BEGAN
Role: Ellie. Dir: Brendan Maher, Tomorrow, When The War Began Skagos Series 1 Pty Ltd 2016
RONNY CHIENG: INTERNATIONAL STUDENT (Pilot)
Role: Asher. Dir: Jonathan Brough, Sticky Pictures Pty Ltd 2015
Role: Andi. Dir: Kate Dennis, Network TEN 2014
YOU’RE SKITTING ME
Role: Various. Dir: Dave Cartell, David Swann & Peter Lawler, Cordell Jigsaw ABC 3 2012-2013
Role: Bridget/Bernadette. Dir: Wayne Hope & Tony Martin, ABC TV 2007-2010
VERY SMALL BUSINESS
Role: Sam Angel. Dir: Daina Reid, ABC TV 2008
STORIES FROM THE GOLF
Role: Flowergirl. Dir: Wayne Hope, SBS 2004
FANS FOREVER (Short)
Role: Helga. Dir: Greta Nash, VCA 2011
SCHOOGLE DETECTIVE AGENCY
Writer. Gristmill 2017
UPPER MIDDLE BOGAN
Contributing Lyricist. Dir: Wayne Hope, Gristmill 2013-2014
YOU’RE SKITTING ME
Sketch Writer. Dir: Dave Cartell, David Swann & Peter Lawler, Cordell Jigsaw 2013
SHORT & CURLY
Co-Host, ABC 2015-Current
Dir: Wayne Hope, Erin White, Ian Reiser, Tim Bartley & Bob Franklin, Gristmill 2015 & 2016
LITTLE LUNCH BEHIND THE SCENES FEATURETTE