Paul Dano is a famous director, actor, musician, and producer in America. No one can forget about his amazing performance in the film, “Little Miss Sunshine”, which was a sort of his breakthrough in Hollywood. Young Dano is just 33-years-old and has already established himself as a well-known actor and musician. He even got nominated for BAFTA because of his critically acclaimed performance in the movie, “There Will Be Blood”. Let’s find more interesting facts about Paul Dano and his net worth in 2018.
Paul Dano Early Life
Paul Dano was born in the year, 1984 in New York. In his early childhood, Dano got an admission in the Browning school. Dano’s father was a businessman in New York but later shifted in Wilton, Connecticut. Dano graduated from the Wilton High School in the year 2002 and then completed higher studies from Lang College. From an early phase in his life, he has been associated with theatre. His performance in New Canaan encouraged his parents to take him back to New York.
Paul Dano Career, Awards & Achievement
From an early age, Dan participated in plays in school. He also had many appearances in the well-known sitcom, “Smart Guy” and then also bagged a small role in the drama, “The Newcomers”. He also played the character, Patrick Whalen in the series, “The Sopranos”.
His first major role was that of Howie Blitzer. He was just 16 when he donned this role for the film, L.I.E. He also appeared in a TV movie named “Too Young to be a Dad”. He also played as “Martin Asher” in the film, “Taking Lives”. In this film, he brushed shoulders with well-known actors like, Angelina Jolie. He also played a supporting role in the year 2005 in the film, “The King”. He also acted alongside the great actor, David Day-Lewis in the movie, “The Ballad of Jack and Rose”.
He came to everyone’s attention with the film, “Little Miss Sunshine”. There was no looking back after this. He later went on to win BAFTA nomination for his amazing performance in the movie, “There will be Blood”. Dano also appeared in a number of Broadway productions. His later films like, “Good Heart”, “Where the Wild Things Are”, and “Knight and Day”. He also appeared in the film, “Cowboys and Aliens” in the year 2011.
Presently, Dano is pursuing his career as a director. His first movie would most probably be, “Wildlife”. This film is based on a novel. He is also the main vocalist in the band, “Mook”.
Awards and Achievements
Actor Paul Dano has been nominated for BAFTA for his role in the film, “There will be Blood”. Apart from the nomination, Dano has been well-written by many magazines for his performance in the film. The Rolling Stone Magazine even quoted him as, “Daniel Day-Lewis + Billy Crudup × Johnny Depp.”
Net Worth of Paul Dano
Paul Dano has a net worth of $12.5 million. The actor is presently working on his debut directorial, which will further enrich his total worth this year.
Paul Dano after spending a decade as an actor has decided to move into directing. He even once mentioned that he always had wanted to make a film. His dream will soon become a reality with his directorial debut, “Wildlife”.