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As an actor, Dan has appeared on stages from New York to Los Angeles and on such television shows as LAW & ORDER: SVU, BLIND JUSTICE, CONVICTION, LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT, LATE NIGHT WITH CONAN O’BRIEN and more.


Dan is book-writer of GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL (alongside lyricist and long-time MAD MAGAZINE editor Nick Meglin and composer Neil Berg), based on the 1993 Warner Brothers film.  The show premiered at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Center in Winnipeg starring Tony-winner John Rubinstein, singing legend Susan Anton and film, TV and Broadway veteran Conrad John Shuck. Its United States premier is slated for August, 2018 at the historic Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine.


Dan's plays and workshops have been produced throughout the United States, Canada and Europe featuring Emmy-, Tony- and Oscar-winning actors.  Current writing projects include three feature screenplays in development with FINDING NEVERLAND producer Nellie Bellflower.


Dan studied and performed at Tufts University and holds a degree in acting from The American Academy of Dramatic Arts.  He serves on the Board of Directors for the Anglo-American Mind The Gap Theatre based in New York City.

Winner or finalist:

HBO New Writers Project

New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship

Sundance Film Lab

Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Festival of Plays

Final Draft Big Break Screenplay Competition (top 10)

Fireside Theatre National Readers Theatre Competition

Shipping Dock Theatre's International New Plays Festival

McLaren Memorial Comedy Playwriting Competition

Rochester Playwright Festival

South Carolina Playwright's Festival

Writer's Digest Writers Competition

Nantucket Theatrical Productions Play Competition

Maxim Mazumdar New Play Competition

Featured Award-Winning Performers:

F. Murray Abraham

Susan Anton

Adrienne Barbeau

Len Cariou

Scott Cohen

Didi Conn

Rob Corddry

Charles Durning

George Hearn

Marilu Henner

Carol Kane

     Vicki Lewis

     Christopher Lloyd

     Jamie Luner

     Joshua Malina

     Garrett Morris

     Kathy Najimy

     Paul Provenza

     John Rubinstein

     Conrad John Schuck

Michelle Stafford