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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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 2016 HBO's Looking Special (TV Movie) (post-production)
 2015 Vows and Rites (filming)
 2016 Recovery Road (TV Series)
Vern Testaverde
- The Art of the Deal (2016) ... Vern Testaverde
- Parties Without Borders (2016) ... Vern Testaverde
- Surrender (2016) ... Vern Testaverde
- Pilot (2016) ... Vern Testaverde
 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 Foodies (TV Series)
- Food-o-ween (2011) ... Danny
- Who's Chicken? (2011) ... Danny
- Pilot (2011) ... Danny
 2011/I On the Inside
Paul Warren
 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 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Starred as "Van" the "Linus" spoof in the Off Broadway production of Bert V. Royal's award winning play "DogSeesGod: Confesssions of a Teenage Blockhead". An unauthorized parody of the "Peanuts" characters in high school. See more »

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1 Interview | 3 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Danny Franzese


6' 3" (1.91 m)

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Personal Quote:

It is not how you are raised but how you rise up to who you are. See more »


His favorite movie is Serial Mom. 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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