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Howie Blitzer (as Paul Franklin Dano)
(Opened December 8, 1996) Stage musical: Ragtime-playing Little Boy, at Ford Center of the Performing Arts, Toronto, Canada. Book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, based on the novel by E.L. Doctorow. Directed by Frank Galati. With: Marin Mazzie (Mother), Steven Sutcliffe (Mother's ...
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Paul Franklin Dano
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[on why he chooses acting over music] "I think I'd be too stubborn and have to do it on my own terms. There's a lot of hope in music and there are some really amazing artists out there, but as far as popular music goes, a lot of it is just not for me. So I don't know where I'd fit in or whatever."
Paul's paternal grandparents, John Dano and Anna Herzo, were both from Slovak families that immigrated to Scranton, Pennsylvania. Paul's mother is of half Austrian (including Bohemian/Czech) and half Swedish descent.
Often plays characters who receive beatings