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Jack Keegan Danaher (born: March 1, 2001 (2001-03-01) [age 19]), also known online as Jack Danaher2001 (formerly PlarailGuy01), is an American YouTuber.

Personal Life

Jack was born in Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington, Vermont. He is American from his mother and Irish-German from his father, he is fluent in English.

Jack's grandmother (Diane Danaher) died from a stroke on August 26, 2002, while he was only one. His family moved from Southwestern Vermont to Mid-eastern New York while he was two. Shortly after he and his family moved, he was diagnosed with Bronchiolitis as he was taken to two hospitals, one in Cambridge, New York and one in Glens Falls, New York, he had to take vaccines of cancers and diagnosis such as Tuberculosis.

He went to preschool in Berlin, New York from 2004 to 2006. He went and graduated from Cambridge Central School, New York from 2006 to 2019.

Jack's Grandfather (Michael J Danaher) died from Stomach Failure and Kidney Failure on March 10, 2018, he and the rest of his family went to his funeral days after he passed away. He stated he'll miss him in his Unboxing Review of the Plarail C56 160.

He was briefly in SUNY Adirondack, he was working for a Media Arts Associate's Degree as he was in the first semester but dropped out in the first week of the second semester because he didn't pass English and Maths.

YouTube Career

First Channel

Jack's career started way back in April 2011 as he and his brother Tommy worked on comedy sketches on his brother's channel. He was thinking of writing a spinoff series based on The War for UYA series (2007-2017 created by Joey Hall) about a young man with a hover ship as a vehicle but, the idea was later canceled. He made his first YouTube Channel back in December 2011 as Jack1098100, his first few videos were apps on the iPod Touch were talking animals (Ben the Dog and Tom the Cat) and a showcase of his Christmas presents.

In 2012 he made parodies of Thomas and Friends photos and videos with Family Guy audio (known as Thomas/Family Guy Parody) using his TrackMaster items for entertainment. His most popular video on his old channel was Hector the Horrid American dubbed uploaded in February 2012. In March 2012, he started to work on Season 3 of Trackmaster/Tomy Thomas and Friends (formerly made by chanmanrock1026) to complete the rest of the unfinished episodes, Season 3 ran from March 2012 to August 2012. In April 2012, he worked on Thomas/Annoying Orange Parodies starting with parodies of The Hunger Games Spoof and Wassabi videos. In July 2012, he uploaded music used in The Fighting Plarail series (made by 0601yukata). In September 2012, he worked on Season 4 of Trackmaster/Tomy Thomas and Friends, and the same year he uploaded Wii Music videos from many artists. In October 2012, he surpassed 50 videos following trailers of the Thomas and Friends Halloween Special uploaded a few days later. In December 2012, he started a series when he shows what custom TrackMaster models he did to impress viewers.

In 2013, he started to work on more episodes on Trackmaster/Tomy Thomas and Friends and making more train customs. In February 2013, he made a stop motion car video which was the first stop-motion video he made, and in March 2013, he played Hydro Thunder Hurricane. He continued to do more Thomas/Annoying Orange parodies, more episodes of Trackmaster/Tomy Thomas and Friends, and more customs train models through Spring 2013 and into June 2013. In July 2013, he said during Thomas and Percy Are Back video, the series will be canceled in the same month, he uploaded The Last Episode just 5 days later, and he said he will still make videos during later in the video. He worked on more customs and started to work on remastering The War for UYA. The first four episodes were uploaded through early August to the end of the month when he celebrated over 100 videos and uploaded a Star Wars Podracing Parody using cars with and without deleted scenes individually. On September 3, 2013, the last video he uploaded was The War for UYA Episode 5, he was hoping to upload the rest of the season through the end of the year but, the family's desktop crashed due to viruses. On Halloween 2013, he deleted all of his old videos except the Trackmaster/Tomy Thomas and Friends series which were in public until August 2019. Since November 1, 2013, the channel was no longer active, he deleted his old channel nearly 7 years later on April 19, 2020.

Second and Current Channel

In early 2014, just 2 months after he was done with his old channel, he was planning to do more projects on a newer channel such as unboxing reviews and more parody videos. His work in progress names were RandomGuy01, RandomPlarailGuy01, and PlarailGuy01. PlarailGuy01 was his choice for the new channel, later in September 2014 he officially created his new account. In December 2014, he uploaded two videos a couple of days after Christmas, his two first videos were his channel trailer and his review on the Plarail C12 and TrackMaster Timothy.

In 2015, he continued to do more reviews on TrackMaster and Tomy products and engines until May. In June 2015, he announced that The War for UYA will be remastered and continued. From June to July, he uploaded Ratchet and Clank content. From August 2015 to December 2015, he started to upload The War for UYA series reshooting Season 1 on the same days. In December 2015, he went back to uploading a couple more reviews of his customs SP Daylight 4449 and Duchess of Hamilton and an unboxing review of TrackMaster Ryan.

From January 2016 to June 2016 he uploaded Season 2 of The War for UYA as he worked by himself from November 2015 to May 2016 to hopefully continue the series. In June 2016, he announced there's gonna be a crossover between The War for UYA and Trackmaster/Tomy Thomas and Friends as well uploading every Season 3 and Season 4 episodes on Thursdays known as Throwback Thursday which ran from June 30, 2016, to December 1, 2016. The crossover uploaded in 5 parts from August 1, 2016, to August 5, 2016. From August 14, 2016, to August 17, 2016, he uploaded 4 different sports videos while the Olympics was still going. The War for UYA Season 3 was filmed from August 2016 to October 2016. In September 2016, he uploaded The War for UYA Season 3 intro as well as Episodes 17 and 18. In October 2016, he continued to upload The War for UYA episodes as he uploaded episodes 19 and 20. On November 2016, he said Throwback Thursday and The War for UYA will be ending next month as well as planning to hopefully do more videos, his plan was to upload reviews of any engine after doing an unboxing review, The War for UYA episodes 21 and 22 were on the same month. On December 2016, Throwback Thursday ended just the first week, The War for UYA ended with Episodes 23 and 24 on the final week of the month, and he uploaded 4 review videos on the same month.

In 2017, Jack went on a hiatus in January, he stated he had the flu for a couple of weeks. His first upload was a Madden PS2 Super Bowl Simulation between the Patriots and Falcons. The Falcons won 30-27 during OT in the video, while the real Super Bowl the Patriots won 34-28 during OT after being down 28-3 two minutes before the end of the 3rd Quarter. He went back to uploading more review videos from February 17 until May 13, during the review of Victor and custom yellow Victor he said his room will be fully repainted and everything will be moved to different locations in the room. From June 15 to June 17 he filmed The War for UYA prequel which is the title "The War Before UYA". The next week his Dad bought him his own desktop computer for passing the Regents exams. During the weekend his room was fully repainted and he set up his desktop computer. From late June to early August he worked on The War Before UYA, the first part aired on August 11 (the same day as the first episode aired) and the rest of the movie was uploaded until August 15. During the 5th part, the ending said "Thanks for watching The War for UYA series" meaning the series can no longer make new episodes. In July, the announcement of the Thomas and Friends Wood merchandise as he made fun of them back then of how poor the paint was with Filthy Frank green screen clips. Around the end of August, he reuploaded Thomas/Family Guy Parody videos that were deleted on his old channel back in 2013. At the beginning of the month, he uploaded the rest of The War for UYA seasons and movies individually. On October 29, he announced there will be a Q&A, but due to a lack of questions, he canceled the Q&A on July 15, 2018. On December 29, he showed a video of the new 2018 Plarail Thomas the Train toys and sets, which makes the video the most viewable video he uploaded.

Around the beginning of 2018, he uploaded more reviews to start the new year. In February 2018, he remastered his first Thomas/Family Guy Parody videos which feature HD quality and a new cast. On March 11, he uploaded "Thomas/Family Guy Parody: Jackass", he said it was the hardest video he'd ever done, which the video is at 20,000+ views (As of May 2020), he purchased rare Thomas the Train items and made more reviews going to late March to mid-April. In the summer, he didn't upload videos a lot because he worked the whole summer at the local mansion.

In 2019

In April 2020, he announced that he will upload Team Fortress 2 gameplay every Sunday as he recorded and played VS Saxton Hale (Freak Fortress 2) to spread awareness of COVID-19.

Controversy

In January 2012, Jack uploaded a full episode of Planet Sheen which YouTube suspended his channel for a few weeks until he understood not to upload full episodes of TV shows because they contain copyright. In August 2014, his old channel was claimed for using copyrighted music in his videos and states that his channel will be terminated next month, but the channel wasn't terminated or deleted. In January 2016, he uploaded a review on one of his customs trains, claiming the video was inappropriate. He said the video wasn't inappropriate and he reshot the video in February 2016.

Trivia

  • He had three channels name changes from PlarailGuy01 to Jack Danaher [PlarailGuy01] in late 2018, and currently Jack Danaher2001 since September 2019.
  • He became an anime fan back in 2018 as he watched Soul Eater on Halloween night. He later watched the whole series from mid to late January 2019. He likes other animes such as Fairy Tail, My Hero Academia, Fullmetal Alchemist, and more.
  • He is a sports fan, he likes the Carolina Panthers, the Boston Celtics, the New York Rangers, and the New York Yankees.
  • He is a big music fan, he's a fan of Metallica, Led Zeppelin, Rush, Pink Floyd, and many others.
  • He said in one of his videos he likes watching other videos such as Garry's Mod videos and he also likes watching YouTube Poops.
  • His favorite vacation site is Hampton Beach, New Hampshire as his family goes there every year.
  • During the Red Victor and Yellow Victor video, he said his Star Wars prequel was Revenge of the Sith.
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