Danny Burstein

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Born: 06/16/1964 in Mt. Kisco, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (19)

Indignation 2016 (Movie)

Max Messner (Actor)

The Family Fang 2016 (Movie)

Eric Wilcox (Actor)

Blackhat 2015 (Movie)

Associate Warden Jeffries (Actor)

The Good Wife 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Affluenza 2014 (Movie)

Ira Miller (Actor)

American Milkshake 2013 (Movie)

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The 66th Annual Tony Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Performer

Boardwalk Empire 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Law & Order 1995, 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Deception 2008 (Movie)

Clute Controller (Actor)

Conviction (NBC) 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Transamerica 2005 (Movie)

Dr. Spikowsky (Actor)

Hope & Faith 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Absolutely Fabulous New York Special 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Duane Incarnate 2003 (Movie)

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Ed 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Santa, Baby! 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Voice

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Third Watch 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

EDUCATION

Queens College

University of Southern California

Milestones

2016

Landed sixth Tony nomination for starring role in "Fiddler on the Roof"

2013

Gained fourth Tony nomination for "Golden Boy"

2010

Began recurring role as casino owner Lolly Steinman on "Boardwalk Empire"

2008

Won second Tony nod for "South Pacific"

2006

Earned first Tony nomination in "The Drowsy Chaperone"

1999

Made television debut on "Third Watch"

1992

Landed first Broadway role in "A Little Hotel on the Side"

1983

Made professional debut in a St. Louis production of "The Music Man"

Bonus Trivia

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Received the 2014 Jose Ferrer Tespis Award from the Hispanic Organization of Latino Actors

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2012 nominee for the Astaire Award for "Follies."

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His wife was a fan of "Absolutely Fabulous" and helped him construct his character, a gay man who was intended as a male version of Jennifer Saunders' Edina. He dressed outrageously, which helped him win the part.

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Has voiced characters in numerous video games, including two iterations of the "Grand Theft Auto" franchise.

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In addition to his Tony nomination and Outer Critics Circle wins, he has four nominations from the Drama Desk Awards ("South Pacific," "Follies," "Cabaret" and "Fiddler on the Roof."

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Martin Scorsese saw him in "South Pacific" and asked him to audition for three different characters before casting him as Lolly Steinman.

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