Paul Franklin Dano is an American actor who was born on June 19, 1984. His performance in L.I.E. (2001) got him the Independent Spirit Award for Best Debut Performance, and he became more well-known for the role of a disturbed adolescent in Little Miss Sunshine (2006).

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His role as identical twins in the period drama There Will Be Blood (2007) by Paul Thomas Anderson earned him a nomination for the BAFTA Award’s Best Supporting Actor. The comic book The Riddler: Year One (2022) was also written by him. Dano has starred in Broadway productions of True West (2019) and A Free Man of Color (2010–2011).

Quick Info

REAL NAME Paul Franklin Dano
BORNJune 19, 1984
AGE39 years old (2023)
NET WORTH$14 million
PartnerZoe Kazan
HEIGHT5 feet 10 inches (180cm)

How was the early life of Paul Dano?

The son of Gladys, a homemaker, and Paul A. Dano, a financial advisor, Dano was born in New York CitySarah Dano is the name of his younger sister. Dani grew up in New York City, he first attended the Browning School during his early years. Dano’s family moved to New Canaan, Connecticut, when he was a young boy before settling in Wilton, Connecticut.

After completing his studies at Wilton High School in 2002, Dano went to New York City’s Eugene Lang College. Participating in community theater, he received encouragement from his parents to take him to New York while he was on stage in New Canaan.

Paul Dano career

At the Ford Center of the Performing Arts (now the Meridian Arts Centre) in Toronto, Dano played The Little Boy (Edgar) in the world premiere of Terrence McNally’s musical Ragtime in 1996. At 12 years old, Dano made his Broadway debut with George C. Scott and Charles Durning in John Tillinger’s revival of Inherit the Wind.

In 2002, he played the role of Martin Blythe in The Emperor’s Club. He appeared in Taking Lives in 2004 in a small role alongside Angelina Jolie and Ethan Hawke as a young Martin Asher. Dano also starred with Chris Marquette, Emile Hirsch, and Elisha Cuthbert in The Girl Next Door. He appeared in supporting roles in both The King and The Ballad of Jack and Rose in 2005.

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In 2012, Dano starred in three feature films: Being Flynn, starring Robert De Niro as writer Nick Flynn, alongside Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis; Ruby Sparks, where he plays a writer whose fictional character mysteriously appears as a real person; and Looper, a time-travel thriller, in which he plays a supporting role alongside Willis and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

He co-starred with Adam Sandler and Carey Mulligan in Johan Renck’s adaptation of Jaroslav Kalfař’s novel Spaceman of Bohemia for Netflix in April 2021. Together with Donald Glover, Maya Erskine, Michaela Coel, and John Turturro. Further, he will also star in the animated drama Pantheon on AMC and a television series based on Mr. and Mrs. Smith on Amazon Prime Video.

Paul Dano Personal Life

Dano has been romantically involved with screenwriter and actress Zoe Kazan since 2007. They co-wrote Dano’s directorial debut, “Wildlife“, and starred in the romantic dramedy film “Ruby Sparks.” Dano and Kazan live in Brooklyn’s Boerum Hill neighborhood. They have a daughter born in August 2018 and a son born in October 2022. Dano is a Lead guitarist and vocalist who plays in the band Mook.

His physical appearances

Paul Dano is a Young good-looking smart and handsome man with a charming and attractive personality. He has a normal body type, great body measurements, and a muscular, attractive physique. He weighs roughly 77 kg and stands about 6 feet tall. His hair is short and stylish, and his eyes are a stunning shade of green that attracts everyone.

How much is Paul Dano worth?

Paul Dano, whose real name is Paul Franklin Dano, is an American actor, producer, writer, director, and musician. Paul Dano has a net worth of $14 million approximately as of 2023. His role as “Howie Blitzer” in the 2001 drama film “L.I.E.” helped him gain fame all over the world.

He has been working in his profession since 1996 and has gone on to accomplish great success. His extraordinary acting abilities have led to a net worth of over $10 million. His main source of income is from acting, modeling, promoting brands, and others.

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