Healy is probably best known as an actor/musician for his critically acclaimed portrayal of singer-songwriter Paul McCartney in Iain Softley’s theatre production of Backbeat which had its World premiere at Citizen’s Theatre Glasgow on 9 February 2010.

Based in London, England, but hailing from Loch Lomond in Scotland, emerging songwriter Daniel Healy co-wrote six songs on multi-platinum artist Ronan Keating’s 2016 album, Time Of My Life. The album reached #4 on the UK album charts and included Healy’s co-written single “Breathe”, which topped the BBC-UK playlists as well as Triple J in Australia. Songwriting aside, Healy’s acting talents has brought him much success, starring in the West End/Broadway musical hits Once and Backbeat, where his performance as a young Paul McCartney was critically acclaimed. Healy has also written with Warner Bros. UK band Wild Youth, in between touring with Ronan Keating.