When Elf was released in 2003, many of the stars rose to fame following the success of the hilarious Christmas film. Starring Will Ferrell as "Buddy" the elf (raised in the North Pole with all the other elves) who is on a quest to find his real dad in New York City during the holiday season once he realizes he is not a real elf. If you haven't already seen this movie, you must put it on your holiday watch list! 

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Will Ferrell and Daniel Tay in Elf (2003)

Elf: Where Is Daniel Tay Today? 

"Buddy's" father, "Walter Hobbs" (James Caan) is a children's book publisher in the big city. He is married and has another son named "Micheal" who was played by Daniel Tay. So what has Daniel been up to since the movie? Let's find out!

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James Caan, Mary Steenburgen and Daniel Tay in Elf (2003)

Daniel Tay retreated from the public eye

Daniel Tay starred in 5 other works after his role in Elf. Among those are Doogal (2006), Beer League (2006), Bully (2006), Brooklyn Rules (2007) and Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony (2009). Two of those five roles are voice roles in video games. Since 2009, the now 30-year-old has retreated from the public eye and unfortunately not much else is known about him.

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Daniel Tay attends the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation "Kids for Kids Family Carnival" at Industria Superstudio on October 24, 2009