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Daniel Franzese

Born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in Fort Lauderdale, FL, actor Daniel Franzese is best known for his interesting and daring choices in breakthrough films: from his debut role in Larry Clark's Bully, to Tina Fey's hit comedy Mean Girls, to 2010's update of the highly controversial I Spit on Your Grave. His prescient choices carry into his television... See full bio »

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Mean Girls
Mean Girls Damian
I Spit on Your Grave
War of the Worlds
War of the Worlds National Guardsman
Bully Cousin Derek


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 2016 Carrie Ca$h (Short) (post-production)
 2016 Conviction (TV Series)
Jackson Morrison
- Mother's Little Burden (2016) ... Jackson Morrison
- Bridge and Tunnel Vision (2016) ... Jackson Morrison
- Pilot (2016) ... Jackson Morrison
 2016 Gay Skit Happens (TV Series)
- Summer Edition (2016)
- The Love Edition (2016)
 2016 Looking: The Movie (TV Movie)
 2015 Not Looking (TV Series short)
- Not Looking (2015) ... Boy
 2014 Dating in LA and Other Urban Myths (TV Series)
- The Bar (2014) ... Bill
 2014 Hey There, Beaver (Video short)
 2013 Ring! Ring! Ring! (Short)
Mr. Cruikshank
 2013 Patti and Me, Minus Patti (Short)
 2012 Electric City (TV Series short)
- People Like a Good Show (2012) ... (voice)
- No One Is Untraceable (2012) ... (voice)
- Illumination Night (2012) ... (voice)
- The Outside (2012) ... (voice)
- Such Beauty from a Box (2012) ... (voice)
 2012 Sketchy (TV Series)
- You Got Retweeted (2012) ... Bruno
 2012 Foodfight!
Twinkleton (voice)
 2012 Let's Big Happy (TV Series)
Art Fan
- Chiddy Bang (2012) ... Art Fan
 2012 Shit Italian Moms Say (Short)
Italian Mom
 2011/I On the Inside
Paul Warren
 2011 Foodies (TV Series)
- Food-o-ween (2011) ... Danny
- Who's Chicken? (2011) ... Danny
- Pilot (2011) ... Danny
 2010 Playing with Dolls (Short)
 2010 Burn Notice (TV Series)
- Noble Causes (2010) ... Dougie
 2009 The Missing Person
Agent Craig
 2009 Kill Theory
 2008 Bar Starz
Big Mikey
 2008 Killer Pad
 2006 The Iron Man
 2006 Bristol Boys
 2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Dean Harden
- Fannysmackin' (2006) ... Dean Harden
 2006 Whirlygirl
Big Clive
 2005 Cruel World
Claude Markham
 2005 The Comeback (TV Series)
Mr. Hollywood
- Valerie Relaxes in Palm Springs (2005) ... Mr. Hollywood
 2005 War of the Worlds
National Guardsman
 2004 Stateside
Danny Tripodi
 2004 Soleado (Short)
Bar friend
 2003 Party Monster
Stage Hand / The Rat
 2003 Queens Supreme (TV Series)
- Pilot (2003) ... David
 2002 Blood Feast 2: All U Can Eat
Altar Boy (as Danny Franzese)
 2002 Hometown Legend
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Danny Franzese


6' 3" (1.91 m)

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When it comes to celebrity, anyone who would make me star struck is already dead. See more »


Received a Carbonell Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical for his role as Harry in "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn". See more »


Mentions his "Nana" in most of his films

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Does anyone have a favorite Daniel quote from any of his movies? riversidelofts
Cute! mercurysm2
Looks a bit like young version of Vincent D'Onofrio ? JamesJDavid
SO FUNNY!! kevtherobot
My Favourite Actor dannyphreak-1
i KNEW he was in war of the worlds!!! gameravsrodan
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