American actor, Dan Fogler is also a comedian. In fact, he is also a writer. Surprisingly, Fogler is also a musician and voice artist. He is best known for being the attributed voice of Zeng in Kung Fu Panda and Kung Fu Panda Holiday. He was born on October 20th, 1976 in Brooklyn, although he is Jewish. The forty-two year old actor started his career at the age of 23, and he has featured in several movies which include ‘The Walking Dead’ where he appeared as Luke.
Dan Fogler attended Boston University College of Fine Arts, where he started pursuing his career and graduated in 1994. He has appeared in more than thirty eight movies from 1999 till date, where his first appearance was in ‘Brooklyn Thrill Killers’ in 1999.
Dan is American by nationality and a Jewish by ethnicity. He was given birth to in Brooklyn, NY, United States. He is the last child of Richard and Shari Fogler. His father, Richard, is a surgeon, while his mother, Shari, is a teacher. Dan Fogler was born into the Fogler’s family on October 20th, 1976. Moreover, he is the brother of Jason Fogler, who happened to be the first child of the family. He attended a high called Poly Prep Country Day School. He graduated from there in 1994. Later, he joined the School of Theatre at Boston University.
Dan Fogler has thick curly hair, which is his trademark. Additionally, he is 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Fogler started chasing his dream after he graduated from his Poly Prep Country Day School in 1994. Thereafter, he attended the School of Theatre at Boston University, which is rated as one of the Best Acting Colleges in the U.S.
There are a good number of actors making history, and Dan Fogler is one of them. Dan Fogler has appeared in more than thirty-eight movies since he started his career. His first appearance was in 1999 in a film titled ‘Brook Thrill Killers’, where he appeared as Melvin Mittman. In 2000, he was featured in two films ‘Home Field Advantage’ and ‘Burst a Move’.
Dan Fogler is not only an actor; he has done a good number of voice overs in films for example Kung Fu Panda (2008) where he featured Jack Black alongside with the famous Hong Kong actor, Jackie Chan, Jim Carrey, Horton Hears A! and Who
Fogler is popularly recognized for acting the attributed voice of one character in Kung Fu Panda Holiday called Zeng, and also in Kung Fu Panda. In 2005, he was awarded in a Musical, the Greatest Featured Actor by Tony Awards for the Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, which is the 25th of its kind.
The playlet ‘Elephant in the Room’ was also written and directed by Fogler. He was motivated by a production by a festival called NY International Fringe Festival that was held in 2007. The production was titled Ionesco's Rhinoceros.
Also, he is the one who wrote and directed 2009’s Hysterical Psycho which was firstly performed at TFF in 2009 featuring different actors from this theater company, where Dan acted as a part of the Artistic Directors of the company.
He also masterminded 2014’s Don Peyote which also gave Fogler the main role, portraying Warren Allman, and also with complementary roles from, Topher Grace and Anne Hathaway.
Fogler wrote his first graphic novel in 2010, and it was titled hysterical Psycho.
Is Dan Fogler married?
Dan Fogler got married in 2009 to Jodie Capes. He has two female children namely, Edi Fogler, who was born three years after their marriage, and Angel Fogler. Dan and Jodie are living without trying to attract attention from the public
How old is Dan Fogler?
The second child of Richard and Shari Fogler was born in the year 1976. His birthday is celebrated every 20th day in October which shows that by October 20th of this year he will be 43 years old.
Was Dan Fogler in the Walking Dead?
Fogler portrays Luke, in 2018’s ‘The Walking Dead’ till date. In fact, Fogler’s role, Luke in the ‘Walking Dead’, is also part of the new group of survivors that encountered the gang led by Alexandria.
How much is Dan Fogler’s Net Worth?
How much exactly is Dan Fogler worth? As of 2018, Fogler’s salary and net worth is estimated to be 4 million dollars.
What other things does the American Actor, Dan Fogler do?
Apart from the fact that Fogler is best known for his starring role in the 2017’s comedy film, ‘Ball of Fury’, he actually does so many things apart from acting. Also, Fogler is a graphics novelist, where ‘hysterical Psycho’ was his premier graphic novel.
He is also a voice-over artist, playwright, filmmaker, stand-up comedian and musician.
Some of the television shows he appeared
- American Dad (2009)
- Man Up! (2011)
- Ugly Americans (2012)
- The Goldbergs (2014 till date)
- Famous in Love (2017)
Dan Fogler is not just an actor but he also set goal with his wife, Jodie Capes. Jodie Capes Fogler is the co-manager of the Capes Coaching, side by side with Betsy Capes, her sister. The company helps to coach and establish upcoming actors and artists in their various careers. The couple has two daughters: Edi and Angel. Besides, they live on a low-key thing, however Dan Fogler often post the family’s pictures on Instagram.
Some other Films he appeared
In Balls Of Fury (2007), he starred as Randy Daytona for Focus Features, and in Good Luck Chuck, with a role opposite Dane Cook and Jessica Alba, for Lionsgate. Fogler also featured in Love Happens, Hellbenders, Disney's Mars Needs Moms, Scenic Route, Take Me Home Tonight, and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which was released worldwide in November 2016.