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Overview (2)

Born in Amherst, Texas, USA
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Dan Hewitt Owens has won awards as a film director, actor, screenwriter, producer, editor, & cinematographer. Dan has over 40 years in the film industry working as an Actor, Producer, Director, and Screenwriter. He began as an Actor working on Stage continuing to Film, Episodic Television, Soap Operas, & TV Commercials. Recent Starring Film Roles include 1 Interrogation, 5 Hour Friends, and $elfie Shootout and Supporting Roles in Major Motion Pictures include LBJ, Our Brand is Crisis, Dark Places, Last Vegas and Project Puppies for Christmas. As an Actor he has been directed by several legendary Film Directors including David O. Russell, Rob Reiner, Norman Jewison, David Gordon Green, Jon Turteltaub, and Felix Enrique Alcala. With numerous TV credits, and most recently Guest Starred on Adam Ruins Everything and Co-Starring on episodes of Parks and Recreation and Criminal Minds. Dan has directed over 50 projects consisting of full-length feature films, television episodes, short films, and training films. Mr. Owens has over 30 screenwriter credits. He has been seen in numerous of TV Commercials with as many as 7 Commercials running at one time. Dan proudly served in the US Marine Corps.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: anonymous

Family (1)

Spouse Betty Cehan (25 November 1972 - ?)  (divorced)

Trivia (9)

Dan has done over fifty television commercials.
Graduated from Paschal High School in Fort Worth, Texas. T-Bone Burnett, Musician Dean Parks & Actress Sharon Garrison are all high school classmates of Dan.
Studied acting at Herbert Berghof Studios in New York City.
Served in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Active in animal rights groups with a history of owning older rescued dogs and one cat.
Is the "Wrestling Grandpa" in the KFC Commercial.
Dan has two older brothers.
An acting teacher and coach primarily focusing on auditioning for the camera.
Resembles golf legend Jack Nicklaus.

Personal Quotes (2)

[when asked at an acting workshop why Dan Hewitt Owens spends so much time in acting class and workshops_ qv] Working actors study when they are not working, non-working actors do not study.
For me, being an actor is not a choice. I do it because I must. Just like breathing.

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