Dan O'Keefe (writer)

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Dan O'Keefe (born 1968) is an American television writer and producer, who has worked on such shows as Seinfeld, The Drew Carey Show, The League, Silicon Valley, and Veep.

O'Keefe is responsible for popularizing the holiday Festivus on the 1997 Seinfeld episode "The Strike".[1] Festivus had been invented by O'Keefe's father, editor and author Daniel O'Keefe, in the 1960s. In 2005, O'Keefe published an official book about the holiday and its history, titled The Real Festivus.[2]

Dan O'Keefe lives in Los Angeles. He has two brothers, Laurence and Markham.[3]


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