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Background information
Feature films Dragon's Lair (upcoming)
Television programs Dragon's Lair (tv series)
Video games Dragon's Lair
Dragon's Lair II: Time Warp
Dragon's Lair III: The Curse of Mordred Lair
Park attractions
Portrayed by Dan Molina (video games)
Bob Sarlatte
Portrayed by
Animators Don Bluth
Performance model
Designer Don Bluth
Honors and awards
Character information
Full name Dirk the Daring
Other names
Personality Bold, heroic, somewhat childish, kind, funny.
Appearance Well-built body, black hair, large nose, black eyes and a handsome face.
Occupation Knight
Alignment Good
Goal To save Princess Daphne
Home His Cottage
Relatives Princess Daphne (wife) Several Unnamed children
King Ethelred (father in law)
Unnamed mother in law
Pets Bertram (Horse)
Allies Princess Daphne, Timothy, Bertram, Mordroc’s brother
Enemies Sir Hubert Blunt
Powers and abilities

Dirk the Daring is the main protagonist of the Dragon's Lair video game and subsequent franchise. He is the valiant knight that rescues Princess Daphne from the clutches of the dragon Singe and Mordroc the Magician.

Dirk has a well-built body, black hair, large nose, black eyes and a handsome face. He wears gray armor with an orange overshirt, a helmet, sccabard and gray boots. He wields a sword.

A valiant knight of the kingdom, Dirk was entrusted with the rescue of Princess Daphne from the clutches of Mordroc and Singe because all other knights were killed. He is the highest ranking knight - a general. He is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, kind, brave and strong. He becomes heir to the throne upon saving Princess Daphne; following her rescue, Dirk and Daphne were married.

His abilities include walking, running, jumping, punching, kicking, headbutting and sword slashing.

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