Daniel Riordan was a big screen film actor known for powerful performances. Riordan started his entertainment career by acting in comedies like "My Blue Heaven" (1990) with Steve Martin and Rick Moranis and "Ed Wood" (1994) with Johnny Depp. He also appeared in the TV movie "The B.R.A.T. Patrol" (ABC, 1986-87). Riordan worked in television around the start of his acting career with a role on "Sisters" (1990-96). His film career continued throughout the nineties and the early 2000s in productions like "Jingle All the Way" (1996) and "The Waiting Game" (2000). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Carnivàle" (HBO, 2003-05). He also lent his distinctive voice to "Transformers: Robots in Disguise" (Fox, 2001-02). Riordan most recently acted on "New Girl" (Fox, 2011-).