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Overview (2)

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

Mini Bio (1)

Dan Hewitt Owens is an award-winning American Film Director, Actor, Producer, Screenwriter, and Editor. With over 50 years in the film industry, he has worked with numerous legendary filmmakers such as Norman Jewison, David O. Russel, David Gordon Green, Jon Turteltaub, Rob Reiner, and Felix Enrique Alcala. Owens studied film, stage, and television in Dallas, New York, and Los Angeles. He has 39 wins and 5 nominations as a film director, actor, screenwriter, producer, editor, & cinematographer, and has directed over 130 film projects. Owens is credited with roles in major motion pictures such as Last Vegas, LBJ, Our Brand Is Crisis, Selfie Shootout, and Dark Places. He has appeared on numerous television shows such as "Parks and Recreation," "Criminal Minds," "Adam Ruins Everything," "Walker, Texas Ranger," and much more. He successfully directed his own feature-films titled Project: Puppies for Christmas, starring John Ratzenberger, and 1 Interrogation, starring Tom Arnold. Owens proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Chelsy L. Jackson

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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