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Dan Fogler

Tony Award winning actor Dan Fogler stars in several upcoming releases including Relativity's Take Me Home Tonight opposite Topher Grace and Anna Faris. Fogler recently authored and released the first graphic novel in a series titled Moon Lake, which is a collaboration of many artists telling many stories and published by Archaia. Fogler made his directorial film debut with Hysterical Psycho, at last year's Tribeca Film Festival. The film stars the ensemble of Stage 13, the film and theater production company of which he is a founding member and Fogler makes a cameo appearance as well as narrates the film.

Fogler was last seen, taking a more dramatic turn opposite Jennifer Aniston and Aaron Eckhart in Love Happens for Universal Pictures and Ang Lee's Taking Woodstock with Liev Shreiber and Emile Hirsch. Fogler starred opposite Christopher Walken in Balls of Fury for Focus Features and was also heard as part of the voice cast in the animated features Kung Fu Panda for DreamWorks, alongside Jack Black and Jackie Chan. Earlier features include Fox's Horton Hears a Who with Steve Carrell and Jim Carrey, as well as the independent The Marconi Brothers. Prior to that he starred in Lions Gate's Good Luck Chuck, opposite Dane Cook and Jessica Alba.

Fogler won a Tony Award in 2005 for his performance in the Broadway production of William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin's musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, directed by James Lapine. Fogler was also honored with the Outer Critics Circle, The Lortel, Drama Desk for Best Ensemble, and Theatre World Awards for his portrayal. He was also awarded the New York Magazine Culture Award for Best Breakthrough Performance that year. He reprised the role in the Spring of 2007 for the West Coast run of the musical.

He returned to the New York stage in the fall of 2006 in Dan O'Brien's The Voyage of the Carcass, directed by Randy Baruh. Fogler had previously appeared in off-Broadway and regional productions, including Bobby Gould in Hell, Joe Fearless, Crepuscule, Bridges and Harmonies, White Devil, and Dilettantes & Debutantes. Fogler's theatrical directorial debut was for a play that he also wrote, Elephant in the Room (inspired by Ionesco's Rhinoceros). It premiered at the 2007 Fringe Festival in NYC. This play was also produced by Stage 13. Fogler also passes time as a member of Second Rate - a rock band with his friend Law Tarello.

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Dan Fogler Facts

Birth Name Daniel Kevin Fogler
BirthdayOctober 20, 1976 (47)
BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, USA
Height5' 7" (1m70)  How tall is Dan Fogler compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!
Bonus Content: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Good Luck Chuck
Love Happens
Free Birds
Europa Report
Mars Needs Moms
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