|Born:||Daniel Ray Allen Cooksey Jr.|
November 27, 1975
Moore, Oklahoma, USA
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Danny Cooksey was born in Moore, Oklahoma. When he was still a child, Cooksey and his mother moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in country music. However, Cooksey ended up being cast in Diff'rent Strokes.
Cooksey has been in show business since, playing Sam McKinney during the last years of Diff'rent Strokes. Cooksey later played John Connor's friend, Tim, in the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day, which also featured Xander Berkeley and Jenette Goldstein.
Cooksey has mainly dedicated himself to voice acting. Among his most famous roles is the voice of Montana Max in the cartoon Tiny Toon Adventures. He is also memorable for his role as Robert "Bobby" Budnick on the Nickelodeon TV show Salute Your Shorts. He continues to pursue acting and voice acting work (for example as the title role in Dave the Barbarian), and Xiaolin Showdown as well as music.
Danny was also the lead singer in the short-lived heavy metal band Bad4Good. They released one CD, Refugee, on Interscope Records in 1992.