Futterman, Dan 1967–

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Futterman, Dan 1967–


Born June 8, 1967, in Silver Spring, MD; married Anya Epstein (a writer and producer), September 23, 2000; children: Sylvie, Eve. Education: Columbia University, B.A., 1989. Religion: Jewish.

Addresses: Agent—Sandra Lucchesi, Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210-5302. Manager—Larry Taube, Principal Entertainment, 1964 Westwood Blvd., Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90025.

Career: Actor, producer, and writer.

Member: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Awards, Honors: Screen Actors Guild Award (with others), outstanding cast performance, 1997, for The Birdcage; TV Guide Award nomination, favorite actor in a new series, 2000, for Judging Amy; Golden Space Needle Award, best actor, Seattle International Film Festival, 2000, for Urbania; Boston Society of Film Critics Award, best screenplay, Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award, best screenplay, San Diego Film Critics Society Award, best screenplay adaptation, Satellite Award nomination, outstanding screenplay—adapted, International Press Academy, all 2005, Academy Award nomination, best writing—screenplay based on material previously produced or published, Film Award nomination, best screenplay adaptation, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, Writers Guild of America Award nomination, best adapted screenplay, Online Film Critics Society Award nomination, best screenplay adaptation, Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Award, best screenplay adaptation, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award nomination, best writer, Independent Spirit Award, best screenplay, Independent Features Project, and Scripter Award (with Gerald Clarke), University of Southern California, all 2006, all for Capote.


Film Appearances:

Second punk, The Fisher King, TriStar, 1991.

Josh Powers, Big Girls Don't Cry … They Get Even (also known as Stepkids), New Line Cinema, 1991.

Tom, Passed Away, Buena Vista, 1992.

Val Goldman, The Birdcage (also known as Birds of a Feather), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1996.

David Harrison, Breathing Room (also known as 'Til Christmas), Arrow Releasing, 1996.

Brad, Far Harbor (also known as Mr. Spreckman's Boat), Castle Hill, 1996.

Dylan, Shooting Fish, Fox Searchlight, 1997.

Rufus Wild, 1999 (also known as Girls & Boys), Asylum Entertainment, 1998.

Charlie, Urbania, Lions Gate Films, 2000.

Joe, Enough, Columbia TriStar, 2002.

Film Work:

Executive Producer, Capote, United Artists, 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Alan, Another World (also known as Another World: Bay City), 1992.

Vincent Gray, Judging Amy, CBS, 1999–2001, 2003, 2004–2005.

Danny, a recurring role, Related, The WB, 2005–2006.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Ballard Moss, Daughters of Privilege (also known as Keys to the Kingdom), NBC, 1991.

Shelby Peyton, Class of '61, ABC, 1993.

Griffin Byrne, Thicker than Blood, TNT, 1998.

Despin, When Trumpets Fade (also known as Hamburger Hill 2), HBO, 1998.

Gerald L'Ecuyer: A Filmmaker's Journey, Showcase, 2004.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

New York News, CBS, 1995.

Vincent Gray, Judging Amy, CBS, 1999.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Seth, "Caroline and the Cold Sesame Noodles," Caroline in the City (also known as Caroline), NBC, 1997.

Marcus Hume, "A Case of Do or Die," Homicide: Life on the Street (also known as Homicide), NBC, 1999.

Stephan, "Evolution," Sex and the City, HBO, 1999.

Barry, "Fagmalion Part 1: Gay It Forward," Will & Grace, NBC, 2003.

Barry, "Fagmalion Part 2: Attack of the Clones," Will & Grace, NBC, 2003.

Barry, "Fagmalion Part 3: Bye Bye Beardy," Will & Grace, NBC, 2003.

Barry, "Fagmalion Part 4: The Guy Who Loved Me," Will & Grace, NBC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Daughter's fiance, "The Rosenthal Affair," Tracey Ullman Takes On New York, HBO, 1993.

2006 Independent Spirit Awards, Independent Film Channel, 2006.

Stage Appearances:

Binnie, Club Soda, Workshop of the Players Art Theatre, New York City, 1991.

Donald, Raft of the Medusa, Minetta Lane Theatre, New York City, 1991–92.

Frederic, The Lights, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre, New York City, 1993.

Louis Ironson/Sarah Ironson, Angels in America: Perestroika, Walter Kerr Theatre, New York City, 1993–94.

Alex "Allie" Burgess, A Fair Country, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre, 1996.

Frankie, Dealer's Choice, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage II, New York City, 1997.

Francis Swain, Further than the Furthest Thing, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage I, New York City, 2002.


Audio Books:

Reader, The Moment She Was Gone, by Evan Hunter, Simon & Schuster, 2002.



Capote (based on biography of Truman Capote by Gerald Clarke), United Artists, 2005, published as Capote: The Shooting Script, Newmarket, 2006.



TV Guide, November 20, 1999, p. 6; September 17, 2005, p. 59.