Leo Daniels

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About Me

Wilmington, NC
United States
Member Since: January 30, 2007
My Bio
Leo Daniels is actually Leo P. Daniels Jr. Born to Leo Sr. and Audrey B. Daniels. He has 2 younger brothers George the middle brother and Nick being the youngest. He first found fame in the 1980s by playing and setting several World Records on Video Games and Pinball. USA Today once said that Leo was the most successful Video Game player in the United States. Leo has been playing arcade games since the young age of 5. Owning his own arcade chain and being a part of the 1st ever Video Game challenge, East coast VS West coast hosted by Twin Galaxies International Scoreboard the official score keepers of Video and Pinball World Records. Leo was the team captain for NC at that time and later became a part of the 1st ever Video Game Olympics. Daniels is still the Team Captain of Twin Galaxies All-Star Team for the Carolinas. As a talent scout throughout the Carolina Area, Leo verifies scores and evaluates skills for those players who apply for the annual Carolina competition which produces the champions representing North and South Carolina at the Coronation Day Tournament (World Championship). Leo still plays arcade games and still holds several World Records to date. Daniels has appeared in Life magazine, Time, USA Today and several Video Game magazines. Leo helped write the 1st book ever on playing Video Games called "How To Master The Video Games" and the 2nd installment "How To Master The Video Games book II" He has been working in the film industry since Wilmington North Carolina became home to a full fledge Movie and TV Studio which was known as DEG Studios, later changing to NC Film and TV Studios, then to Carolco Studios and now it's known as Screen Gems Studios.
What are some things you're doing to help make this film?
Just promoting it.
Why are you supporting The 1 Second Film project?
I like being a part of a film, especially when the money is going to a good cause!

Leo Daniels's Perfect Moment

If you had to choose a 'perfect moment' from your life to make into a one-second film, what would it be?

I don't think I've experienced that moment.....Yet.

Production Blog


Mon, 09/10/2007 - 5:55am

amazing bio leo! thanks for introducing yourself. keep an eye out for us on our Road to Oprah tour, we are hoping to swing through North Carolina for a presentation. Do you have an arcade out there?

Thu, 09/20/2007 - 10:06pm

I noticed you have a celebrity section and I also noticed there's several people listed there as celebrities that i've never heard of and with less credits than myself. Just how does one go about getting on that list?
Thanks in advance,
Leo Daniels

Mon, 09/10/2007 - 11:27am

I use to have a few arcades here, but that was back in the 80's. I do however have games on locations and of course have several in my house. I hope you make it through Wilmington NC, we're 2nd only to Cali in Film production, and 3rd in TV production following California and NYC.
I know several club owners that would host an event for FREE if you're interested, I'll help out in any way that I can.
I'm working on a film now called Bolden and that wraps up on the 14th so I will have some free time after that.
Feel free to contact me, 910.632.8355=Home/Office and 910.352.2589=Cell
Thanks for the email and take care,