Paul Dano

Born in June 19th, 1984

From New York City, New York, USA

Paul Dano Biography

Paul Franklin Dano (born June 19, 1984) is an American actor. He began his career on Broadway before making his film debut in The Newcomers (2000). He won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Debut Performance for his role in L.I.E. (2001) and received accolades for his role as Dwayne Hoover in Little Miss Sunshine (2006). For his dual roles as Paul and Eli Sunday in Paul Thomas Anderson's There Will Be Blood (2007), he was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Dano has also received accolades for roles such as John Tibeats in Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave (2013) and Alex Jones in Denis Villeneuve's Prisoners (2013). His acting portrayal of musician Brian Wilson in Love & Mercy (2014) earned him a Golden Globe nomination in the category of Best Supporting Actor. He will play Edward Nashton / The Riddler in The Batman (2022).

Dano made his directorial debut with the drama film Wildlife (2018), based on the novel by Richard Ford. He co-wrote the screenplay with his partner Zoe Kazan. In 2018, he starred in the Showtime miniseries Escape at Dannemora, for which he received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie.

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Paul Dano Movies

Spaceman Poster
February 23, 2024
Dumb Money Poster
September 22, 2023
The Fabelmans Poster
November 23, 2022
The Batman Poster
March 2, 2022
The Guilty Poster
September 24, 2021
Wildlife Poster
January 20, 2018
Okja Poster
June 28, 2017
Swiss Army Man Poster
January 22, 2016

Paul Dano TV Shows

The Sopranos Poster
January 10, 1999
Saturday Night Live Poster
October 11, 1975
Escape at Dannemora Poster
November 18, 2018
War and Peace Poster
January 3, 2016
Mr. & Mrs. Smith Poster
February 1, 2024
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Poster
January 26, 2003

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