Daniel has written, directed and performed several live comedy productions, including his one-man Off-Broadway show, I’ve Never Really Made the Kind of Money to Become a Mess which premiered in New York in 2013 at The Players Theater, and his 2011 rock opera JERSEY SHORESICAL: A FRICKIN ROCK OPERA! which also premiered in New York at The Fringe Festival before its run in Los Angeles at the Hayworth Theatre. Franzese is also an emerging stand-up comedian, and has performed on stages across America at clubs like Stand Up Live in Phoenix and the Comedy Store in Hollywood.
In 2015 he was cast as Eddie in the HBO series Looking; and in 2016 he landed the role of Vern Testaverde in the ABC Family’s Recovery Road. Recently he portrayed Jackson Morrison in ABC’s legal drama Conviction.