Danny Strong

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Danny Strong started his career as an actor in numerous classic films and TV shows such as Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Gilmore Girls, then transitioned into screenwriting, exploding onto the scene with his 2007 script Recount which was #1 on the Hollywood Blacklist and became an award winning HBO Film. Since then he has become a prolific film and... See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »


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 2021 Empire Spin-Off (TV Series) (executive producer) (announced)
  Sweet Thunder (producer) (pre-production)
 2021 Dopesick (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes) (filming)
- Episode #1.8 (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.7 (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2020 The Right Stuff (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Flight (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Ziggurat (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Vostok (2020) ... (executive producer)
- The Kona Kai Séance (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Advent (2020) ... (executive producer)
 2015-2020 Empire (TV Series) (executive producer - 102 episodes)
- Home Is on the Way (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Over Everything (2020) ... (executive producer)
- We Got Us (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Love Me Still (2020) ... (executive producer)
- I Am Who I Am (2020) ... (executive producer)
 2019 Proven Innocent (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- In Defense of Madeline Scott, Part 2 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- In Defense of Madeline Scott, Part 1 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Shaken (2019) ... (executive producer)
- SEAL Team Deep Six (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Acceptable Losses (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2019 The Best of Enemies (producer)
 2017 Rebel in the Rye (producer)
 2013/I Lee Daniels' The Butler (executive producer)
 2012 Game Change (TV Movie) (co-executive producer)
 2010 The Rooster (Short) (producer)
 2008 Recount (TV Movie) (co-producer)
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[on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"] - It just gets bigger each year. It's really exciting how much it penetrated this public consciousness in a way. People teach courses about it and there are Joss Whedon courses in universities. People write their dissertations on it. It's incredibly flattering and I'm really honored just to have been a part of it. It's very exciting. See more »


He did not learn that his character, Jonathan, was going to die until he got the script several days beforehand. He has expressed some disappointment that he wasn't told by the producers personally. See more »


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