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Dan Jansen was born on May 17, 1965 in West Allis, Wisconsin, USA as Daniel Erwin Jansen. He is known for his work on A Brother's Promise: The Dan Jansen Story (1996), Jeopardy! (1984) and Soul of a Champion (2006). He has been married to Karen Palacios since December 29, 2000. He was previously married to Robin Wicker. See full bio »

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Jeopardy!
Jeopardy! Himself - Contestant
(1995)
Soul of a Champion
(2006)
On Thin Ice
On Thin Ice Himself
(2019)

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 1996 A Brother's Promise: The Dan Jansen Story (TV Movie) (technical advisor)
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 2019 On Thin Ice (Documentary) (completed)
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 2018 Today (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 5 February 2018 (2018) ... Himself - Guest
 2010 Gylne tider (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Episode #4.1 (2010) ... Himself
 2010 Vancouver 2010: XXI Olympic Winter Games (TV Mini-Series)
Himself - Speed Skating Commentator (2010)
 2007 ESPN 25: Who's #1? (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Gutsiest Performances (2007) ... Himself
 2006 Soul of a Champion (TV Series)
Himself
 2006 17th Annual American Century Championship (TV Mini-Series)
Himself
 2005 16th Annual American Century Championship (TV Mini-Series)
Himself
 2002 XIX Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony (TV Movie)
Himself - Speed Skating Analyst
 2002 ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Bonnie Blair (2002) ... Himself
 1996 Crook & Chase (TV Series)
Himself
- James Reynolds & Dan Jansen (1996) ... Himself
 1994-1996 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #3.24 (1996) ... Himself
- Episode dated 1 March 1994 (1994) ... Himself
 1995 Jeopardy! (TV Series)
Himself - Contestant
- 1995 Celebrity Jeopardy!: Game 2 (1995) ... Himself - Contestant
 1995 Sea World/Busch Gardens Party for the Planet (TV Movie)
Himself - Guest
 1988 The Official 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics Video (Video documentary)
Himself / American Speed Skater
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On 18 February 1994, at the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway, he competed in the 1000-meter speed skating event. After slipping twice, he won the race and his first Olympic gold medal, after failing to win any medals in previous Olympic events. Jansen's winning of the "Gold...at Last" was ranked #15 in TV Guide's list of the "25 Most Awesome Sports Moments (of the last 15 years)". [17 July ... See more »

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