Daniel Durant is best known for his starring role as Leo Rossi in "CODA," a film that garnered three Oscars, including the top prize of Best Picture. Durant received numerous accolades for his role, including a Screen Actor's Guild Award (Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture), Sundance Award (Best Ensemble), HCA Spotlight Award and the AFI Award for Best Ensemble. "CODA" was purchased by Apple TV for a record sum and showed both in theaters and on Apple TV+.
Durant has received numerous awards and recognition, including the 2016 Theatre Award (Outstanding 2016 Broadway Debut Performance), Broadway.com's Top 10 Show-Stopping Performances of the 2015-2016 Broadway Season, Huffington Post's Top 10 Best Theatrical Performances of 2015, Theatremania.com's 12 Best Broadway Debuts of 2015 and a 2014 Robby Award nomination for Excellence in Theatre. He was also the 2014 Deaf Awareness Month Honoree for the City of Los Angeles, honoring his outstanding contributions to the arts and Deaf and Hard of Hearing Communities of Los Angeles.