Dan Sheridan was widely known for his acting on the big screen. Sheridan worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "I Want to Live!" (1958) and "The Lawman" (ABC, 1958-1962). Sheridan began to focus on film after appearing in the Steven Marlo thriller "The Young Captives" (1958), "Day of the Outlaw" (1959) with Robert Ryan and the dramatic adaptation "Home From the Hill" (1960) with Robert Mitchum. Toward the end of his career, Sheridan acted in "Ten Who Dared" (1960).