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Danny Masterson

Danny Masterson was last seen in the independent film Smiley Face, which debuted at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival before going on to the Toronto and Cannes Film Festivals. Masterson is best known for his starring role on the hit television series That 70's Show, which ran for seven years.

Born and raised in New York, he began his career as a child model, and appeared in more than 100 TV commercials by the age of 16. His family then moved to Los Angeles and, shortly thereafter, he secured his first motion picture role in Beethoven's 2nd.

Masterson's other film credits include Puff, Puff, Pass from first-time director Mekhi Phifer; Sam Weisman's Bye Bye Love; Comic Book Villains; John Woo's Face/Off, starring John Travolta and Nicolas Cage; Robert Rodriguez's thriller The Faculty; the Wes Craven horror film Dracula 2000; and Too Pure, an independent film written and directed by Sunmin Park, which premiered at Robert De Niro's first Annual Tribeca Film Festival.

Masterson's extensive work on the small screen includes his roles as a regular on the series Cybill, Extreme and Joe's Life, as well as recurring roles on Party of Five, Roseanne and NYPD Blue. He also guest starred on Sliders, American Gothic, Empty Nest, Jake and the Fat Man, and The Tracy Ullman Show.

In addition to his film and television work, Masterson recently embarked on a nationwide tour as a DJ, under the name DJ Momjeans, and is recording an album. He is also an investor in the Los Angeles restaurants Dolce, Geisha House and the newly opened Shin, as well as the high-fashion boutique clothing store Confederacy. He currently splits his time between L.A. and New York.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2008.
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Danny Masterson Facts

BirthdayMarch 3, 1976 (47)
BirthplaceAlbertson, New York, USA
Height5' 10" (1m78)  How tall is Danny Masterson compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Fried Green Tomatoes
Yes Man
Wes Craven Presents: Dracula 2000
Mr. Monk Meets the Playboy
That '70s Show
Beethoven / Beethoven's 2nd / Beethoven's 3rd Triple Feature
Smiley Face
Beethoven: The Complete Collection
Star Kid
Beethoven: The Pooch Pack
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