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Dan Futterman

Dan Futterman wrote the screenplay for last year's CAPOTE, which he gave to childhood friends Philip Seymour Hoffman and Bennett Miller. The film surpassed all expectations, receiving multiple awards and six Academy Award nominations, one of them for Futterman for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay.

As an actor Futterman has appeared in numerous New York stage productions, including Angels in America, The Lights, A Fair County and Dealer's Choice. His film roles have included the part of Robin Williams' son Val in THE BIRDCAGE, Joe in ENOUGH and Charlie in URBANIA, for which he received Best Actor at the Seattle Film Festival. Dan appeared as a regular on the series JUDGING AMY and has played a recurring character on WILL AND GRACE and RELATED.

Dan married writer Anya Epstein in 2000. They make their home in Los Angeles with their daughters, Sylvie and Eve. They've co-written a romantic comedy, FINN AT THE BLUE LINE, which Lasse Hallstrom will direct, starring Sarah Jessica Parker.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.
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Dan Futterman Facts

OccupationActor, Screenwriter
BirthdayJune 8, 1967 (50)
SignGemini
BirthplaceSilver Spring, Maryland, USA

Selected Filmography

Enough
The Birdcage
A Mighty Heart
Big Girls Don't Cry ...They Get Even
Judging Amy
Urbania
Class of '61
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