Daniel Franzese's Bio
Born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in Fort Lauderdale, FL, actor Daniel Franzese is best known for his interesting and daring choices in breakthrough films: from his debut role in Larry Clark's Bully, to Tina Fey's hit comedy Mean Girls, to 2010's update of the highly controversial I Spit on Your Grave. His prescient choices carry into his television and stage work, which include guest roles on Party Down, The Comeback, and Burn Notice. In 2011 he co-wrote and starred in the New York Fringe Festival mega hit The Jersey Shoresical: A Frickin' Rock Opera, which won him the Overall Excellence Best Ensemble Award and played Off Broadway. Other NY theater credits include Dog Sees God by Bert V. Royal (Easy A) and his hilarious hit solo storytelling show "I Never Really Made The Kinda Money To Become a Mess" with The Theater Project. On YouTube his viral comedy video Sh*t Italian moms Say has reached over 3.3 Million views this past year. He recently wrapped his first feature as director (w/ Grammy winner Allee Willis) for the documentary Allee Willis Loves Detroit coming out in 2015. Daniel is set to star in the upcoming Broadway musical FOUND by TONY Nominee Hunter Bell (Title of Show, Silence the Musical) with music by Eli Bolin (Sesame Street) and co-written and directed by Lee Overtree (Story Pirates).