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Paul Franklin Dano

Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Paul A. Dano and Gladys Dano
Partner of Zoe Kazan

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About Paul Dano

Paul Franklin Dano /ˈdeɪnoʊ/ (born June 19, 1984) is an American actor and producer. Dano started 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. (2002) and received accolades for his role as Dwayne Hoover in Little Miss Sunshine (2006). For his dual roles as Paul & Eli Sunday in There Will Be Blood (2007), Dano was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor. He has also received accolades for roles such as John Tibeats in 12 Years a Slave (2013) and Alex Jones in Prisoners (2013). His recent acting portrayal of musician Brian Wilson in Love & Mercy (2014), earned him his first Golden Globe nomination in the category of Best Supporting Actor.



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June 19, 1984
New York, New York, United States