Dan Mintz

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Dan Mintz
Dan Mintz by Gage Skidmore 2.jpg
Mintz at the 2016 WonderCon
Born (1981-09-25) September 25, 1981 (age 39)
NationalityAmerican
Occupation
  • Voice actor
  • actor
  • comedian
  • writer
Years active2002–present
Comedy career
GenresStand-up
Spouse
Margie Mintz
(m. 2011)
Children2
Notable works and rolesTina Belcher on Bob's Burgers
Websitedanmintz.com

Daniel Alexander Mintz (born September 25, 1981) is an American voice actor, actor, comedian, and writer[1] best known for his role as Bob's oldest daughter Tina Belcher on the animated show Bob's Burgers.[1] As a comedian, he is known for his extremely deadpan delivery, keeping his eyes fixed straight ahead and never looking toward the camera or audience.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

Born to a Jewish family,[3] Mintz grew up in Anchorage, Alaska.[1] He is a graduate of Harvard University, where he wrote for The Harvard Lampoon.

Career[edit]

He landed his first writing job at Comedy Central's Crank Yankers,[4] then worked on Last Call with Carson Daly.[5] He has written for The Andy Milonakis Show, Human Giant, Lucky Louie, Important Things with Demetri Martin, Jon Benjamin Has a Van, Nick Swardson's Pretend Time, Nathan For You, The Awesomes and Mulaney.[citation needed] His writing credits also include the Bob's Burgers episode titled "The Equestranauts".[6]

On May 16, 2007, Mintz appeared on Late Night with Conan O'Brien.[7] His standup comedy appeared on the comedy compilation CD Comedy Death-Ray,[8] and a special for Comedy Central Presents aired on March 28, 2008.[9] In February 2013, he performed standup on Late Show With David Letterman.[10] He recorded a standup album, The Stranger, at Comedy Works in Denver in July 2013. The album was released in 2014 through Comedy Central Records.[11]

Personal life[edit]

Mintz resides in Los Angeles, California. Mintz married fellow comedian Margie Kment on May 29, 2011.[citation needed]They have two children.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2021 Bob's Burgers: The Movie Tina Belcher (voice)

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011–present Bob's Burgers Daniel/Tina Belcher (voice) Main role
2013–2016 Adventure Time T.V. (voice) 3 episodes
2014 Mulaney Mintz (live action) episode "Halloween"
2015 The Awesomes Vasquez/Bystander #4/additional (voice) 4 episodes
2017 Son of Zorn Sanitation Solutions Spokesperson episode "All Hail Son of Zorn"
2018 Abby Hatcher, Fuzzly Catcher Rex Hatcher (voice)
Silicon Valley Dana episode "Chief Operating Officer"
Speechless Randy episode "S-P-Special B-Boy T-I-Time"
2019 The Goldbergs Mr. Goulding episode "Eight-bit Goldbergs"

Writer[edit]

Year Title Notes
2020 Indebted 2 episodes

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Bio - Dan Mintz - The Stranger". www.danmintz.com. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  2. ^ Sims, David (14 October 2014). "The Deadpan Voice of the Moment". The Atlantic. Retrieved 3 November 2015.
  3. ^ http://www.sdjewishworld.com/2015/03/15/the-jewish-comedians-dan-mintz/
  4. ^ "Crank Yankers". Comedy Central. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  5. ^ HBO. "HBO: Dan Mintz, Staff Writer - Lucky Louie". wayback.archive.org. Archived from the original on 14 March 2007. Retrieved 4 August 2017.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  6. ^ "Bob's Burgers: "The Equestranauts"". 13 April 2014. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  7. ^ "Late Night with Conan O'Brien". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 22 May 2018.
  8. ^ "Comedy Death Ray". Retrieved 4 August 2017 – via Amazon.
  9. ^ "Comedy Central Presents - Dan Mintz - Comedy Central". Comedy Central. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  10. ^ "dan mintz david letterman - Bing video". www.bing.com. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  11. ^ "Untitled — Hi, my album The Stranger is out today, I hope you..." Untitled. Retrieved 4 August 2017.

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