He Played ‘Danny’ In The Shining. See Danny Lloyd Now at 50. By Nick Lee | October 15, 2023 For fans of the 1980 horror film “The Shining” you may not recognize the name Danny Lloyd, but you likely remember his 6 year old character Danny Torrance in the film. Though just a young child in the film, it is his recognized role to date. [Read more…] about He Played ‘Danny’ In The Shining. See Danny Lloyd Now at 50.