Basic Information About Dan Fogler
|Category||Celebrities › Actors|
|Professions||Actor, Musician, Voice Actor, Comedian, Playwright, Screenwriter, Film director, Film Producer|
|Date of birth||1976-10-20 (47 years old)|
|Place of birth||Brooklyn|
|Nationality||United States of America|
|Curiosities and Trademarks||His thick curly hair|
|Spouse||10 October - Jodie Capes Fogler ( 2009 - present)|
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)|
|Social Media||↗︎ Wikipedia ↗︎ IMDb|
What Movie Awards did Dan Fogler win?
Dan Fogler roles
|Movie / Series||Role|
|Kung Fu Panda||Zeng (voice)|
|Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them||Jacob Kowalski|
|Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald||Jacob Kowalski|
|Jay and Silent Bob Reboot||Con-Ployee|
|Take Me Home Tonight||Barry Nathan|
|Good Luck Chuck||Stu|
|Horton Hears a Who!||Councilman / Yummo Wickersham (voice)|
|Balls of Fury||Randy Daytona|
|Barely Lethal||Mr. Drumm|
|Europa Report||Dr. Sokolov|
|The Walking Dead||Luke 19 episodes, 2018-2021|
|The Goldbergs||Marvin Goldberg 12 episodes, 2013-2019|
|Made in Hollywood||Self 4 episodes, 2011-2018|
|Hannibal||Franklin 3 episodes, 2013|
|Famous in Love||Dan Fogler (uncredited) unknown episodes|
|Watch What Happens: Live||Self 1 episode, 2016|
|Robot Chicken||Father / ... 2 episodes, 2011-2018|
|Big City Greens||Burger Clown 1 episode, 2021|
|Black Box||Fred Baker 1 episode, 2014|
|Secrets and Lies||Dave Lindsey 10 episodes, 2015|
|Ugly Americans||1 episode, 2012|
|The Tonight Show with Jay Leno||Self - Guest 1 episode, 2007|
|Late Night with Jimmy Fallon||Self - Guest 1 episode, 2009|
Dan Fogler's Quotes
- In his Tony acceptance speech he said - I Feel like Rocky right now and she's my Adrian (acknowledging his girlfriend Jodie) We did it with this hair and this body. Be brave. Be different.
- In explaining why he founded Stage 13 Theater Company with his lesser known but very talented good friends: "When you have a foot up on the glacier, you have to turn around and give the others a hand."
Dan Fogler’s Net Worth & Assets Details
Dan Fogler started his entertainment industry career in 1999, and since then, his possessions have grown tremendously alongside the talent he displays in his work. With more than two decades on his resume, he has amassed a net worth of $4 million. He has worked in several movies, has given his voice in animations, and even wrote plays.
His popularity grew when he won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee in 2005. His acting skills not only impressed audiences but also directors and producers who helped him step into the spotlight.
Fogler is successful financially, but he is also known to give back to society. In the COVID-19 pandemic, he organized a movie screening event for people suffering from poverty and social isolation while following all COVID-19 protocols for safety. Money seemed secondary to him as he focused on how he could offer his skills and art to help people coping with the pandemic.
What is Dan Fogler Known for?
Fogler is known for his versatile personality and dedication to his art. He worked in multiple movies, including ‘Take Me Home Tonight’, ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,’ and ‘Balls of Fury.’ His animated voice lent its impressive attributes to movies such as Kung Fu Panda. Apart from these accomplishments, he also wrote plays that qualified for Broadway.
Early Life and Education
Dan Fogler was born on October 20, 1976, in Brooklyn, New York, USA. Belonging to Jewish ancestry, Dan was raised in a family that imparted traditional values very strongly influenced by the Jewish culture. As a child, he was an optimistic and jolly person who enjoyed making other people happy. He went to Poly Prep Country Day School, later graduating from Boston University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatre.
Straight after graduating, Dan Fogler was determined to achieve success in his life and set out on the conventional path to professional greatness – working in small stage productions. He was part of the cast for The Putnam County Spelling Bee, which received mixed reviews in the beginning but gained immense popularity due to its unique excellence and widespread buzz by word of mouth.
Soon after, he took on film scripts, marking his debut with Balls of Fury where he shone through his craft and wooed audiences with his charm. Over the past decade-and-a-half, Fogler worked with major studios such as Disney, Fox, and Warner Brothers, marking himself as the original ace
of the entertainment industry.
The entertainment industry welcomed Dan Fogler with open arms, allowing him numerous opportunities that other aspiring actors could only dream of. Beginning his career performing for small stage productions helped set his sights high and dream big. His talent earned him a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical in 2005 for his role in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.
Fogler achieved recognition for breaking into Hollywood with leading roles like Jacob Kowalski in ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.’ Apart from acting, he showed his writing skills by scripting several prominent plays. Lastly, he picked what seemed like a bit of a diversion from his acting career by lending his voice to popular animations like Kung Fu Panda.
Dan Fogler married his wife Jodie Capes in 2009 and welcomed his children Elijah and Jaxson in 2013. Fogler is known to be an artsy person who not only embraces life’s beauty for his creativity but also takes care of people around. He enjoys knitting handmade gifts for his close ones that show his care for them. His sense of humor and contagious smile feel so original that the world is a better place simply having him in it.
Dan Fogler is a living example of how success can be achieved by working hard. An artist in every way, he has shown his unmatched caliber of talent through varied mediums. He stands out for succeeding in bringing a little extra happiness into this gloomy world.
Interesting Facts about Dan Fogler
- Won the 2005 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor (Musical) for his performance in "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee".
- Plays in the band, "2nd Rate", with long-time friend, Law Tarello.
- He is a founding member of Stage 13 Theater Company.
- His dad is a surgeon.
- Dan is also a talented sculptor.
- His wife, Jodie Capes, runs Capes Coaching, a company in New York that helps actors and artists establish their careers.