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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 8 June 1967Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
Birth NameDaniel Paul Futterman
Nickname Danny
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Dan Futterman was born on June 8, 1967 in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA as Daniel Paul Futterman. He is an actor and producer, known for Capote (2005), A Mighty Heart (2007) and The Birdcage (1996). He has been married to Anya Epstein since September 23, 2000. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

Anya Epstein (23 September 2000 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (8)

Graduated Mamaroneck (NY) High School. Classmate of Bennett Miller. [1985]
Graduate of Columbia University, New York [1989]
Has two daughters with Anya Epstein. Sylvie was born in 2001 and Eve was born in 2005.
Dan's brother-in-law is the President of Baseball Operations of the Chicago Cubs and former General Manager of the Boston Red Sox. Theo Epstein.
He met his wife Anya on the set of Homicide: Life on the Street (1993) in late 1999 when she was a writer on the show.
Wrote the screenplay for Capote (2005), directed by one childhood friend, Bennett Miller, and starring another, Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Invited to join AMPAS in 2006.
His family is Jewish (from Russia, Austria, Hungary, and Ukraine). His paternal grandfather was born in Kishinev, Russia (now Moldovia), and his maternal grandfather was born in Nemyriv, Ukraine.

Personal Quotes (2)

"I probably, at this point, feel more comfortable doing theater. I feel I'm still figuring out film acting, but I like both of them in very different ways.....I'm not anti-TV at all. I don't watch a lot, but I wouldn't mind making a living from it." Interview with Carol Deegan, May 19, 1998.
The two biggest moments of my life were walking on-stage (as an actor) in Tony Kushner's Angels in America on opening night on Broadway. The second was being nominated for a screenplay Oscar along with him. [on Oscar nomination for Capote (2005) on 31 Jan. 06]

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