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Danny Strong Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Daniel William Strong
Place Of Birth
Manhattan Beach, USA
49 years old
Birth Date
June 6 1974

Danny Strong Facts

Child Star?
Actor, Writer, Screenwriter, Producer, Director
Education & Qualifications
University of Southern California
Net Worth
Current Partner
Caitlin Mehner

About Danny Strong 

Daniel William Strong is a well-known American actor, television writer, producer and director.

Danny Strong is an award-winning actor who has starred in various television series like 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer', 'Gilmore Girls' and 'Mad Men'. He has also starred in a TV movie named 'Afterlife'.

Daniel William Strong played Doyle McMaster in 'Gilmore Girls', Jonathan Levinson in 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer', and Danny Siegel, a young man trying to make it in the advertising industry with no talent in the popular AMC TV series 'Mad Men'.

As a writer, Danny Strong's first successful script was 'Recount', produced by HBO and directed by Jay Roach. It was a film about the 2000 US elections. The 2007 Hollywood Blacklist List had the script as number one, a list containing the most liked but unproduced scripts which are voted by the Hollywood community and insiders. 'Recount' handed Strong a nomination at the 2008 Emmy Awards for outstanding writing for a movie. His next screenplay after that was 'The Rooster' in 2010, and then the political drama 'Game Change' in 2012. He won an Emmy award, and the film won a Peabody Award.

The film 'The Butler' screenplay was written by Strong starred Oprah Winfrey and Forest Whitaker and was directed by Lee Daniels. Danny also had a cameo in the film. The film grossed over $100 million at the US box office after its release in August 2013.

Strong is the co-creator of the TV series, 'Empire' with Daniels in 2014. He wrote and directed many episodes of the show. The finale of 'Hunger Games' series, the two-part 'Mockingjay' was co-written by Strong. The 'Hunger Games' part one, and part two were released in 2014 and 2015 respectively.

Danny Strong's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Danny Strong’s net worth?

Danny Strong has accumulated wealth being an actor, writer, producer and director. His net worth is about $5 million in 2021.

How much does Danny Strong earn per year?

Danny Strong's earnings per year is unknown.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Danny Strong?

Danny Strong is 5 ft 2 in (157 cm).

How old is Danny Strong?

Danny Strong was born on June 6, 1974. He is 48 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Danny Strong was born in Manhattan Beach, California on June 6, 1974. He wanted to be an actor since he was very young. When Danny Strong was eight years old, he began sending letters with pictures of himself to agents. Danny Strong spent most of his childhood visiting Video Archives, a video rental store in Manhattan Beach, California where he met and became friends with a clerk who worked at the store named Quentin Tarantino who he constantly had discussions about films.

Danny Strong attended Mira Costa High School where he got his high school diploma. He participated in The Outsiders' and Cabaret which were school productions. While he was in high school, he reached out to an agent but failed to get any work. His talent made him win many high school drama festivals and also landed him many scholarships, one of which helped him join the University of Southern California.

Danny Strong's time at the University of Southern California saw him win James Pendelton Award For Acting and he almost got the Irene Ryan Award. While he was at the university, he got a new agent and also appeared for auditions but still could not get a role. Danny Strong graduated with a degree in Film and Theater and received a fellowship to teach acing in summer session by USC School of Theater.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is Danny Strong dating?

Danny Strong is in a romantic relationship with American actress, Catlin Mehner as of July 2022. Danny Strong and Caitlin Mehner are engaged after the American actor proposed her in Hawaii on December 29, in 2016.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Danny Strong is best known for his roles as Jonathan Levinson in the popular television series, 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer' and Doyle McMaster in the TV series 'Gilmore Girls'.

What awards has Danny Strong won?

Danny Strong has been nominated for various awards. He twice won the American Film Institute for TV Program Award Of the Year. He has won a Primetime Emmy Award for the Outstanding Movie Award And Outstanding Writing For A movie Or A Dramatic Special Award. Danny Strong claimed the Producers Guild of America Awards for Outstanding Producer Of Long-Form Television and Writers Guild of America Awards for Long Form-Adapted.

Other Interesting Danny Strong Facts And Trivia

  • Danny Strong had little parts in sitcoms like, 'How I Met Your Mother,' 'Grey's Anatomy,' 'Over The Top,' 'Boy Meets World,' 'Clueless,' 'Seinfeld' and '3rd Rock From The Sun'.
  • Danny Strong had a part as Dean Martin in 'Once Upon A Time In Hollywood,' however, his scenes were cut from the film.
  • The third and fourth seasons of 'Girls' had Danny Strong on them, he also had a part as 'Albert Fekus', a prison guard on the fifth and sixth seasons of 'Justified'.
  • 'Dangerous Minds' was where Danny made his film debut in 1995. He had appearances in NBC series 'Saved By The Bell : The New Class' to begin his career in 1994.
  • Danny has lent his voice to TV and Radio commercials for various brands such as McDonald's, Diet Coke, 7-UP, Sprint, Cadillac, and Hardees.
  • Danny Strong's partner is from New York, and she is known for having roles in 'Lez Bomb' in 2018, 'The Marvelous Mrs Malsel' in 2017 and 'Ocean's Eight' in 2018.
  • In the series 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer,' Strong was cast as Jonathan Levinson, but he initially auditioned for the Xander Harris role.

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