Dan Mintz

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Dan Mintz
Dan Mintz by Gage Skidmore 2.jpg
Dan Mintz in 2016
Born Daniel Alexander Mintz
(1981-09-25) September 25, 1981 (age 36)
Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.
Residence Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Years active 2002-present
Comedy career
Genres Stand-up
Spouse Margie Mintz (m. 2011)
Children 2
Notable works and roles Tina Belcher on Bob's Burgers
Website danmintz.com

Daniel Alexander Mintz (born September 25, 1981) is an American comedian, voice actor 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, 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,[3] then worked on Last Call with Carson Daly.[4] 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".[5]

On May 16, 2007, Mintz appeared on Late Night with Conan O'Brien.[6] His standup comedy appeared on the comedy compilation CD Comedy Death-Ray,[7] and a special for Comedy Central Presents aired on March 28, 2008.[8] In February 2013, he performed standup on Late Show With David Letterman.[9] 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.[10]

Personal life[edit]

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

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011–present Bob's Burgers Daniel/Tina Belcher (voice)
2013 Adventure Time T.V. (voice) 3 episodes
2014 Mulaney Mintz (live action) episode "Halloween"
2015 The Awesomes Vasquez/Bystander #4/additional (voice) 4 episodes
2018 Abby Hatcher, Fuzzly Catcher Rex Hatcher (voice)
2018 Silicon Valley Dana episode "Chief Operating Officer"

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. ^ "Crank Yankers". Comedy Central. Retrieved 4 August 2017. 
  4. ^ HBO. "HBO: Dan Mintz, Staff Writer - Lucky Louie". wayback.archive.org. Archived from the original on 14 March 2007. Retrieved 4 August 2017. 
  5. ^ "Bob's Burgers: "The Equestranauts"". 13 April 2014. Retrieved 4 August 2017. 
  6. ^ "Late Night with Conan O'Brien". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 22 May 2018. 
  7. ^ "Comedy Death Ray". Retrieved 4 August 2017 – via Amazon. 
  8. ^ "Comedy Central Presents - Dan Mintz - Comedy Central". Comedy Central. Retrieved 4 August 2017. 
  9. ^ "dan mintz david letterman - Bing video". www.bing.com. Retrieved 4 August 2017. 
  10. ^ "Untitled — Hi, my album The Stranger is out today, I hope you..." Untitled. Retrieved 4 August 2017. 

External links[edit]