Currently, Daniyar is featured in STARZ’s highly-anticipated original series Sweetbitter, based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Stephanie Danler. Daniyar plays ‘Sasha,’ a hardworking immigrant waiter with a flamboyant, larger than life, personality who befriends his coworker, ‘Tess’ (Ella Purnell), and helps her navigate the complexities of life in New York City.
In addition, Daniyar appears on TNT's fan favorite series, Claws, in the recurring role of Yuri II, a member of the Russian Mafia. His additional credits include Scandal and independent projects.
In 2014 Daniyar starred in FKA Twigs’ music video, “Video Girl,” produced by renowned, award-winning filmmaker, Kahlil Joseph.
Daniyar was raised in Russia, and currently resides in Los Angeles, CA.