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Paul Dano


Paul Dano was born on June 19, 1984 in New York City, New York, USA as Paul Franklin Dano. He is an actor, known for Little Miss Sunshine (2006), Looper (2012) and Prisoners (2013). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 12 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 War and Peace (TV Mini-Series) (post-production)
Pierre Bezukhov
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... Pierre Bezukhov
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... Pierre Bezukhov
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... Pierre Bezukhov
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... Pierre Bezukhov
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... Pierre Bezukhov
 2015 Codes of Conduct (TV Movie) (filming)
 2015 Youth
Jimmy Tree
 2012 Looper
Seth
 2012 Flatscreen (Video short)
Paul
 2012 For Ellen
Joby Taylor
 2010 The Extra Man
Louis Ives
 2009 The Good Heart
Lucas
 2007 Light and the Sufferer
Don (AKA: Light)
 2007 Weapons
Chris
 2006 Fast Food Nation
Brian
 2005 The King
Paul Sandow
 2005 The Ballad of Jack and Rose
Thaddius
 2002-2004 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Patrick Whaley / Patrick Whalen
- All Due Respect (2004) ... Patrick Whaley (as Paul Franklin Dano)
- Everybody Hurts (2002) ... Patrick Whalen (as Paul Franklin Dano)
 2002 The Emperor's Club
Martin Blythe
 2002 Too Young to Be a Dad (TV Movie)
Matt Freeman (as Paul Franklin Dano)
 2001 L.I.E.
Howie Blitzer (as Paul Franklin Dano)
 2000 The Newcomers
Joel
 1998 Smart Guy (TV Series)
Nicholas
- She Got Game (1998) ... Nicholas (as Paul Franklin Dano)
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Other Works:

Played Charlie in "Things We Want", a new play by Marc Sherman II - Acorn Theater, NYC (2007). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Paul Franklin Dano

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

I want to get better and I want to do more. It's less about stardom and more about being somebody who wants to help create work I want to see. See more »

Trivia:

As of 2014, has appeared in three films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: Little Miss Sunshine (2006), There Will Be Blood (2007) and 12 Years a Slave (2013). The latter won in the category. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays characters who receive beatings

Star Sign:

Gemini

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