Molly Daniels is a rapidly upcoming Australian actress with an extensive and diverse list of credits.
Molly starred as leading character Sam Angel in ABC comedy series Back In Very Small Business, and as leading character Ellie in the television adaptation of the popular book series Tomorrow When The War Began also for the ABC. In 2018, Comedy Central in the USA screened the critically acclaimed series Ronny Chieng: International Student, where Molly is appears as main character Asher across the whole series.
Previous TV credits include two seasons of the hit ABC3 show You’re Skitting Me, Talking About Your Generation, The Doctor Blake Murder Mysteries, 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 has written for new children’s series The InBESTigators, 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. Additionally, Molly has studied at the iO Theatre in Chicago, USA.
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. Most recently Molly join the series 9 cast of Shaun Micallef’s Mad As Hell.
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 & ABC3 2012-2013
VERY SMALL BUSINESS
Role: Sam Angel Dir: Daina Reid, ABC TV 2008
Role: Bridget/Bernadette Dir: Wayne Hope & Tony Martin, ABC TV 2007-2010
STORIES FROM THE GOLF
Role: Flowergirl Dir: Wayne Hope, SBS 2004
FANS FOREVER (Short)
Role: Helga Dir: Greta Nash, VCA 2014
Writer Dir: Robyn Butler, Wayne Hope, Ian Reiser, Prod: Gristmill
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 and co-writer ABC 2015-Current
LITTLE LUNCH Dir: Wayne Hope, Erin White, Ian Reiser, Tim Bartley & Bob Franklin, Gristmill 2015 & 2016
LITTLE LUNCH BEHIND THE SCENES
FEATURETTE Gristmill 2015