Pul Dano

Pul Dano

American actor
Date of Birth: 19.06.1983
Country: USA

Biography of Paul Dano

Paul Dano is an American actor who first appeared on television screens in a supporting role in the comedy series "Smart Guy" (1997-99). He later landed his first role in a feature film, the family drama "The Newcomers" (2000). After this film, Dano quickly became a sought-after actor, receiving offers for leading roles.

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From the fourth grade, Dano dreamed of an acting career, and in high school, he had the opportunity to perform on Broadway in productions such as "A Christmas Carol" and "A Month in the Country". After graduating from Wilton High School, Dano decided to pursue acting seriously while also singing and playing guitar in the band "Cherry Revision".

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In 2001, Paul Dano appeared in the independent film "L.I.E." (2001), a dark drama about a teenage thief from Long Island who struggles with the disintegration of his family. The film won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, and Dano received the Independent Spirit Award for Best Debut Performance.

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Shortly after, Dano landed a significant role in the 20th Century Fox film "The Girl Next Door" (2004), alongside his co-star from "Emperor's Club", Emily Hirsch. In the film, Hirsch portrayed a student (formerly a porn star) who is loved by her shy and inexperienced neighbor and classmate, played by Dano. In the same year, Dano starred in the thriller "Taking Lives" (2004).

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In March 2005, Rebecca Miller's second film "The Ballad of Jack and Rose" (2005) was released, in which Dano played a multi-faceted character named "Snake" who captivates a girl named Rose living in seclusion. In the same year, Paul Dano portrayed another character in the film "The King" (2005).

In June 2005, directors Dayton and Ferris finally received the green light to start filming "Little Miss Sunshine" (2006) and invited Dano to join the cast. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2006 and went on to become one of the greatest films, lighting the way for the young actor. Thanks to its humor and originality, the film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture.

In recent years, Dano has appeared in films such as "Fast Food Nation" (2006), "The Departed" (2006), "Weapons" (2007), "There Will Be Blood" (2007), "Explicit Ills" (2008), and "Gigantic" (2008).

In 2009, Paul Dano appeared in the films "Taking Woodstock", "The Good Heart", and also worked on the voiceover for the film "Where the Wild Things Are". In 2010, he is set to appear in the films "Knight & Day", "Meek's Cutoff", and "The Extra Man".

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