Franzese, Daniel 1978–

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Franzese, Daniel 1978–


Born May 9, 1978, in Brooklyn, NY; son of Ralph "R. J." (a lounge singer) and Denise Franzese. Education: Studied musical theater at the Florida School of the Arts. Avocational Interests: Boxing and photography.

Addresses: Agent—Don Buchwald & Associates, 6500 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 2200, Los Angeles, CA 90048. Manager—MJC Entertainment, 443 Greenwich St., 5th Floor, New York, NY 10013.

Career: Actor. Appeared in television commercials.

Awards, Honors: Carbonell Award nomination, best supporting actor in a musical, for A Tree Grows in Brooklyn.


Film Appearances:

Cousin Derek Dzvirko, Bully (also known as Bully), Lions Gate Films, 2001.

Abel, Hometown Legend, Jenkins Entertainment, 2002.

Altar boy, Blood Feast 2: All U Can Eat, Queso Grande Productions, 2002.

The Rat/Dallas MC, Party Monster, Strand Releasing, 2003.

Himself, Larry Clark, Great American Rebel (documentary), 2003.

Bar friend, Soleado (short), 2004.

Danny Tripodi, Stateside (also known as Sinners), Samuel Goldwyn Films, 2004.

Damian, Mean Girls, Paramount, 2004.

Himself, "Mean Girls": Only the Strong Survive (documentary), Paramount Home Video, 2004.

Bo Deeva, Spy, Spy Productions, 2005.

Jake, Bristol Boys, 2005.

National guardsman, War of the Worlds, Paramount, 2005.

Claude Markham, Cruel World, Primetime Pictures, 2005.

Clive, Whirlygirl, Screen Media Films, 2006.

Big Mikey, Bar Starz, 2006.

Vaheah, The Iron Man, 2006.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

David, Queens Supreme, CBS, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

The Sharon Osbourne Show, syndicated, 2004.

Mr. Hollywood, "Valerie Goes to Palm Springs," The Comeback, HBO, 2005.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared as Harry, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn; Van, DogSeesGod: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead, Off-Broadway production; in Damn Yankees; 1776; South Pacific.

Major Tours:

Appeared in Tony and Tina's Wedding, U.S. cities.