Actor, Director, WriterDate of birth
20th October 1976
Place of birth
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Year of debut
First feature film
Home Field Advantage
Dan Fogler was raised in Brooklyn by his father, a surgeon, and his mother, a teacher. He studied at Boston University. He began acting in short movies and regional theatre. He got his big break starring in the Broadway musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. He went on to act in movies including Good Luck Chuck and Love Happens. He has also done voice work for movies ranging from Kung Fu Panda to Horton Hears a Who! He made his directorial debut in 2009 with Hysterical Psycho.
Dan Fogler won a Tony award, Theatre World award, an Outer Circle award, a Drama Desk award and a Lortel award for his performance in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.
When he made his acceptance speech for his Tony award he stated "I feel like Rocky right now and she's my Adrian (acknowledging his girlfriend Jodie). We did it with this hair and this body. Be brave. Be different."