Daniel Goddard joined the cast of THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS in January, 2007 as Cane Ashby, a mysterious Australian bartender who arrived in Genoa City in search of his birth mother. After overcoming many obstacles, Cane married the love of his life, Lily Winters (Christel Khalil), and helped her survive treatment for her life threatening cancer. They are the new parents of twins.
A native of Sydney, Australia, Goddard was working on a finance degree when he decided to pursue a career in acting. After studying at the Ensemble Actors Studio, he landed a role on the popular Australian soap opera "Home and Away."
Goddard left Australia in 1996, and spent two years working on archaeological digs in Mongolia, Tunisia, Liberia and Portugal. While passing through Los Angeles, he was cast as "Dar" in the internationally syndicated series "BeastMaster," which was shot in Australia. In 2002, he returned to the U.S. to guest star on series such as "Wild Card," "Monk" and "Emily's Reasons Why Not." He also appeared in the films "Dream Warrior" and "Lightspeed."
In addition, he recently shot roles in the films "Immortally Yours," "The Perfect Sleep" and "Age of Kali."
Goddard resides in Los Angeles with his wife, Rachel, and his sons Ford and Sebastian. In his spare time, he enjoys mechanical engineering, quantitative mathematics and construction.