Ephraim Ellis was born on February 23, 1985 in Toronto, Canada. He studied at Earl Haig Secondary School and worked as a producer for the school's annual film festival. As an actor, he was best known for his role as Rick Murray in the show Degrassi: The Next Generation. Ultimately, he became part of the series Falcon Beach as Danny Ellis.
Danny Ellis is the best friend of Jason Tanner. He appears to be the ideal sidekick as he is loyal and dependable. In addition, he runs the family-owned Playland which is the beach's main strip arcade. Moreover, he harbors romantic feelings for lifeguard Erin