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Daniel Handler

Daniel Handler was born on February 28, 1970 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004), Rick (2003) and Why We Broke Up. He is married to Lisa Brown. They have one child. See full bio »
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 2004 Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (books "The Bad Beginning", "The Reptile Room" and "The Wide Window" - as Lemony Snicket)
 2004 Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (Video Game) (books "The Bad Beginning", "The Reptile Room" and "The Wide Window" - as Lemony Snicket)
 2003 Rick (writer)
 2003 Kill the Poor (screenplay)
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 2003 Rick
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 2015 The Last Days of Edward Gorey (Documentary) (post-production)
 2013 Top Chef Masters (TV Series)
Himself - Quickfire Judge / Author, A Series of Unfortunate Events
- Lucha Vavoom (2013) ... Himself - Quickfire Judge / Author, A Series of Unfortunate Events
 2010 Library of the Early Mind (Documentary)
 2010 Breakfast (TV Series)
Himself - Author
- Episode dated 15 January 2010 (2010) ... Himself - Author
 2009 D Tour (Documentary)
 2006 The 2nd Annual Quill Awards (TV Movie)
 2006 Apparition of the Eternal Church (Documentary)
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The books he has written other than A Series of Unfortunate Events are: Basic Eight, Watch Your Mouth, Adverbs, and How To Dress For Every Occasion, By The Pope.

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Lemony Snicket

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About A Series of Unfortunate Events: "Well, for a while, it seemed like it was going to be the most exciting motion picture ever made, and then there was a huge changing of the guard in which I was more or less fired as a screenwriter, and the producer quit, and the director was either fired or quit, depending on whom you ask. If you ask him, he says he was fired. So then for a while it looked ... See more »


Performed accordion and some keyboards on the Magnetic Fields ambitious and critically lauded "69 Love Songs." Stephin Merritt, the singer/songwriter of that band also enlisted Daniel Handler's help on the Sixths' album "Hyacinths and Thistles" and in turn Merritt has written a theme song for the audio book version of every book in the "A Series of Unfortunate Events" series. Once the thirteenth ... See more »


Lemony Snicket

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