Daniel London

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Daniel London
Born 1973
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Occupation Actor
Years active 1997 - present
Spouse(s) Megan Reilly

Daniel London (born 1973) is an American actor, best known for his roles in Patch Adams and Rent.

Life and career[edit]

Born and raised in Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania, London began writing and acting in plays in high school. While a student at Mt. Lebanon High School from which he graduated in 1991, he had his play The Martha War performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

London attended Oberlin College,[1] in Oberlin, Ohio, where he continued to act while majoring in English. He soon moved to New York City, after his graduation in 1995, to begin his acting career.

London landed one of his first major roles, alongside actor Robin Williams in the 1998 movie, Patch Adams.[2] He also appeared on stage in two Beth Henley plays. Steven Spielberg saw him in Impossible Marriage, alongside Holly Hunter, and cast him as Wally, the caretaker of the Pre-Cogs, in Minority Report (film) in 2002. He has also starred with Will Oldham in the 2006 movie, Old Joy.[3]

He currently lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his singer/songwriter wife, Megan Reilly.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Other notes
1997 Snake Feed Pet Shop Clerk
1998 A Soldier's Sweetheart Eddie Diamond
Patch Adams Truman Schiff
2000 Four Dogs Playing Poker Kevin
Lisa Picard is Famous Boyfriend
2001 My Best Friend's Wife Eric Meyer
2002 Big Trouble John/Ivan
Minority Report Wally the Caretaker
2005 Rent Paul
2006 Old Joy Mark
2007 Arranged Elliot
2008 The Toe Tactic Elevator Man
Synecdoche, New York Tom
2009 The Bridge to Nowhere Chris
2010 Armless John
2010 Its Kind of a Funny Story Solomon
2014 Gotham (TV series) Stan Potolsky (episode "Viper")

Plays[edit]

  • Impossible Marriage, by Beth Henley (Roundabout Theatre Company, 1998)
  • More Lies About Jerzy, by Davey Holmes (Vineyard Theater, 2001)
  • Ridiculous Fraud, by Beth Henley (McCarter Theater, 2006)
  • Offices, by Ethan Coen (Atlantic Theater Company, 2009)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Daniel London at Oberlin College". 
  2. ^ Maslin, Janet. "New York Times". The New York Times. Retrieved 30 April 2010. 
  3. ^ "Old Joy, 2006". 
  4. ^ "IMDB Biography". 

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