Daniel Sharman began his career on stage as a child artist. He made his television debut in 2003 with the British legal drama series ‘Judge John Deed.’ He was next seen in the 2007 television film ‘Starting Over’ where he played the role of ‘Alexander Dewhurst.’ In 2010, Sharman made his film debut in the thriller film ‘The Last Days of Edgar Harding’ directed by Stephen Fox. The film opened to positive reviews from critics.
Sharman was next seen in the Tarsem Singh-directed 2011 American fantasy action film ‘Immortals.’ The film opened to mixed reviews with critics calling Immortals’ storyline boring. Nevertheless, the film was a commercial success, grossing over $226 million on a budget of $75 million. In 2012, he starred as ‘Basil’ in the horror film ‘The Collection’ which failed to perform at the box office.
In 2012, he grabbed the role of ‘Isaac Lahey’ in the American supernatural teen drama television series ‘Teen Wolf.‘ He remained a part of the show till 2014. He continued starring in series and shows such as ‘When Calls the Heart’ (2013), ‘The Originals’ (2014-2015), and ‘Mercy Street’ (2017) before joining the main cast of the American post-apocalyptic horror drama television series ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ in 2017. The following year, he starred as ‘Lorenzo de' Medici’ in the historical drama series ‘Medici.’
He was last seen in the 2020 American fantasy drama streaming television series ‘Cursed’ where he played the role of ‘The Weeping Monk / Lancelot.’ The show was canceled in July 2021 after one season.