Jesse Daley

Jesse Daley. Matt Stasi Photography

  • Played Craig in 2012 feature film Bikini Spring Break (Asylum Production, 2012)
  • Recurring role on Nickelodeon's Big Time Rush 
  • Appearances on ABC's General Hospital
  • Studied acting at several acting schools


Jesse Daley is a former writer for ThoughtCo, where he contributed dozens of articles on acting. Jesse is a trained actor having taken classes at ImprovOlympics, Billy Hufsey School of Performing Arts, and the TVI Actors Studio. He also has specialized training through Commercial Classes with Laurie Records and Alyson Horn Casting Classes.

Jesse has first-hand knowledge of what it's like to pursue an acting career. He worked on major networks, including Nickelodeon, ABC, and Netflix. His roles include being in the 2012 feature film, Bikini Spring Break (Asylum Production, 2012) and two appearances on ABC's legendary General Hospital. Jesse's experience also includes working as a model in print media and as a stunt and body double. Jesse also wrote Progressing in Hollywood, a short series for television (, 2014 and 2015) and was interviewed by YouTube channel hosts, On the Spot Interviews and TinaQ's Celebrity Interviews.


Jesse Daley earned a Bachelor Arts (B.A.) in Behavioral Sciences from Concordia University in 2009.

Awards and Publications

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

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