Since Hill Street Blues, not much has been heard from Travanti with the exception of a few bit parts in television programs such as Poltergeist: The Legacy (1997) and Prison Break (2005).
He did co-star in the 1989 cult classic Millennium and as Lt Ray Mc Auliffe in the 1993 series Missing Persons.
'And sometimes he turns away from the camera earlier than he would otherwise.
But it was good to have lip-sync on his dialogue.' The Christmas Stallion is mainly unusual for another reason, however: like Elenya (reviewed opposite) it exists in two parallel versions, shot simultaneously ('back-to-back') in Welsh and English.
'I ALWAYS had a mystical connection with all things Celtic,' confides Daniel J Travanti. I'm the only fellow I know who went to the Royal Highland Fusiliers when they came to America. And then, there I was doing a movie in Wales, and, to my surprise and shock, in Welsh and saying to myself: this really is spooky.'It's not uncommon for an American actor to learn a limey accent for the sake of a movie (or in Ellen Barkin's case this week, an Irish one for Into the West).
Daniel John Travanti (born March 7, 1940) is an American actor.Inside Hill Street Station, all was law and disorder.Officers flouted the rules as the show’s writers flouted convention with stories about the seediness of crime awash in an urban detritus.Then came renewal, summer reruns and an unheard-of 21 Emmy nominations, capped by a best-drama win.By fall, The cast members of the NBC television series "Hill Street Blues," Bruce Weitz, bottom row, left to right, Michael Warren, Charles Haid, and James B. Second row, left to right, Ed Marinaro, Veronica Hamel, Daniel J. Top row left to right, Joe Spano, lower, Betty Thomas, Rene Enriquez, Kiel Martin, and Taurean Blacque.network barely knew what to do with it, opting for twice-weekly airings, as if to say to viewers, “You tell us.” In short order, they did.