Fogler at Comic-Con 2007.
||Daniel Kevin Fogler
October 20, 1976 |
Brooklyn, New York, USA
||Jodie Capes Fogler (2009-present)
Daniel Kevin "Dan" Fogler (born October 20, 1976) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, musician, playwright, filmmaker, and voice artist. He won the 2005 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. He was the voice of Zeng in Kung Fu Panda and Kung Fu Panda Holiday, until he was replaced by Mick Wingert in Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness.
Personal life 
Fogler was born Daniel Kevin Fogler in Brooklyn, New York, the second child of Shari, an English teacher, and Richard Fogler, a surgeon. Fogler is Jewish. He attended the School of Theatre at Boston University. He has been married to Jodie Capes Fogler since 2009.
Fogler became well-known mostly after his Tony Award winning performance as William Barfée in the Broadway show The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. His first TV appearance was in 2002 on FOX's 30 Seconds to Fame as a contestant impersonating Al Pacino. His film credits are Balls of Fury, Good Luck Chuck, Fanboys, and Take Me Home Tonight. His voicework is heard in two animated movies Horton Hears a Who! and Kung Fu Panda and was featured in the music video "I Don't Wanna Be Me" by the band Type O Negative, playing a man recording himself on video as he cross-dresses and puts on celebrity costumes. His play Elephant in The Room (inspired by Eugene Ionesco's Rhinoceros) was accepted into The NY International Fringe Festival 2007. Fogler is editing his own movie Hysterical Psycho, which he also directed. Fogler starred as Kenny Hayden in the short-lived television series Man Up! He is due to play the titular role of Sam Kinison in HBO Film's biopic Brother Sam.
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