Paul Dano is an American actor, director, writer as well as manufacturer who has a total assets of $10 million. Paul Dano had his innovation duty as a young adult in the 2001 movie “L.I.E.” Since then, he has actually appeared in many noteworthy movies including “Little Miss Sunshine,” “There Will Be Blood,” “Prisoners,” “Love & Mercy,” “Swiss Army Man,” as well as “The Batman.” Dano likewise guided and also co-wrote the well-known 2018 film “Wildlife,” as well as made an Emmy Award election for his performance in the television miniseries “Escape at Dannemora.”
Early Life as well as Education
Paul Dano was born on June 19, 1984 in New York City to financial advisor Paul Sr. and also housewife Gladys. Growing up, Dano first went to the Browning School in New York; he proceeded his education at Wilton High School after relocating with his family to Wilton, Connecticut.
Career Beginnings on Broadway
Dano started his acting career on Broadway at the age of 12, appearing in a resurgence of the play “Inherit the Wind.” The manufacturing starred George C. Scott as well as Charles Durning.
On the big screen, Dano had his development role with his very first significant film: the 2001 dramatization “L.I.E.” He played Howie Blitzer, a teenage young boy who begins a troubling relationship with a middle-aged man played by Brian Cox. Following this, Dano played a prep school pupil in “The Emperor’s Club.” He went on to appear in the psychological thriller “Taking Lives”; the teen romcom “The Girl Next Door”; as well as the dramas “The Ballad of Jack as well as Rose” and “The King.” In 2006, Dano accomplished a brand-new degree of attention for his efficiency as the sulky, voluntarily mute teen Dwayne in the tragicomedy roadway movie “Little Miss Sunshine.” With his cast mates, he shared the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. Likewise in 2006, Dano appeared in Richard Linklater’s film “Fast Food Nation.” The next year, he gave one of his most well-known efficiencies in Paul Thomas Anderson’s period dramatization “There Will Be Blood”; for his dual duties as Paul and also Eli Sunday, he made a BAFTA Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Dano’s other credit reports in the late 00s include “Weapons,” “Explicit Ills,” “Light as well as the Sufferer,” “Gigantic,” “Taking Woodstock,” and also “The Good Heart.”
Dano next had 4 significant films in 2012. In 2013, Dano had duties in the critically well-known movies “Prisoners” as well as “12 Years a Slave,” the latter of which won the Academy Award for Best Picture. As a director, Dano made his debut with the 2018 drama “Wildlife,” starring Carey Mulligan, Ed Oxenbould, and also Jake Gyllenhaal and based on the story of the exact same name.
Two years later, he played prisoner David Sweat in the miniseries “Escape at Dannemora,” for which he got an Emmy Award election for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series.
The year after his phase launching in “Inherit the Wind,” Dano played a street urchin in a manufacturing of “A Christmas Carol” at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. Later on, in 2007, he showed up in Ethan Hawke’s directorial stage debut “Things We Want.” Dano has actually acted in a variety of Broadway plays ever since, consisting of “A Thousand Clowns,” “A Free Man of Color,” and the lauded 2019 resurgence of Sam Shepard’s “True West.”
Because 2007, Dano has actually been in a romantic partnership with actress and film writer Zoe Kazan. Both starred contrary each other in the romantic dramedy movie “Ruby Sparks,” and co-wrote Dano’s directorial launching “Wildlife.” Dano as well as Kazan have a child, as well as stay in the Boerum Hill community of Brooklyn.