Kevin Dwight Daniels Jr. (born in San Diego, California), is an American actor who started his career with a supporting role in the 1998 film Twelfth Night, or What You Will by director Nicholas Hytner. He has appeared in the film Hollywood Homicide, as well as the TV series Law & Order, Frasier, Chuck, House and Modern Family, the latter in the recurring role of Longines. He has since participated in more than 20 productions. He is best known for playing Don Miller, a firefighter for the Baltimore City Fire Department in the movie Ladder 49 and the USA show Sirens where he played Hank St. Clare, a Chicago EMT. He starred in the 2012 Broadway play Magic/Bird playing the lead role of Magic Johnson. Daniels attended the Juilliard School as a member of the Drama Division's Group 27 (1994–1998).