Daniel Portman - Biography

Last Modified: Sep 30, 2022

Daniel Portman
Nick Name: Danny, Jock
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Game of Thrones (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $750K

Personal Details

Born on : February 13, 1992 (age 31)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Daniel Portman
Birth Place: Glasgow, Scotland
Horoscope: Aquarius
Father's Name: Ron Donachie
Mother's Name: Fiona Biggar
Siblings: 1

Naomi Porter (sister)

High School: Shawlands Academy
University: Reid Kerr College
Ethnicity: Scottish
Nationality: Scottish


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.74 meter (5 feet 9 inch)
Weight: 69 kg (152.12 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Daniel Portman?

Daniel Portman is an actor for profession and Scottish by nationality. Amongst all his work in the entertainment industry, he is best known for portraying Podrick Payne on HBO's Game of Thrones.

Daniel Portman – Age, Parents, Siblings

Daniel Portman’s birth took place on 13 February 1992 in Glasgow, Scotland. He was born to parents Ron Donachie, an actor, and Fiona Biggar. He has a sibling as well, a sister named Naomi Porter. Portman was raised in Strathbungo, Glasgow.

Source: Instagram (young Daniel Portman)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Daniel Portman studied at Shawlands Academy. There he was a head boy and also played rugby for the school. After graduation, he attended Reid Kerr College where he earned a Higher National Certificate (HNC) in acting and performing. He is the nephew of Stewart Porter.

His ethnicity is Scottish.

Daniel Portman – Girlfriend, Marriage, Children

Portman has been associated with numerous gorgeous women since his rise to fame but all are his co-stars and not his girlfriend. He has not shared his current relationship status as he is a private person. 

In fact, there is no known girlfriend of his, past or present.

Also read: Anton Lesser - Actor of The Crown, Game of Thrones 

Source: Instagram (Daniel Portman with Game of Thrones cast)

Daniel Portman – Career

Before fame

Daniel Portman started his career in acting at the age of 16. His debut role was in the 2010 film Outcast as Paul alongside James Nesbitt. In 2011, he landed the role of Darren in the TV series River City and in the 2012 film Sniper's Pal 2 as The Angels' Share.

Films, Series

Finally, in 2012, Daniel Portman landed his breakthrough role of Podrick Payne in the HBO hit series Game of Thrones in which his father also appearedHis character also had screen time in season 8 of Game of Thrones, which is also the final season of the series. 

He has acted in the 2016 film Cashier while also having worked in the 2011 radio program Mclevy.

Also read: Joseph Mawle - Actor, Writer of Game of Thrones, The Passion 

Source: IMDb (Daniel Portman on the set of Game of Thrones)


On the set of Game of Thrones, Daniel Portman has shared the screen with Peter Dinklage, Liam Cunningham, Esmé Bianco, Jerome Flynn, and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, to name a few.

Daniel Portman – Net Worth, Salary

Portman’s net worth is estimated to be $750 Thousand while there have been no estimates of his salary.

Daniel Portman – Social Media

The actor is very much active on social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter where he updates his followers on his life and events.

Also read: List of Game of Thrones cast

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