Danny Hoch

Actor, Performance artist, Screenwriter
Danny Hoch's acting talents were showcased on the big screen many times throughout the course of his Hollywood career. In 1994, he starred in his second one-man show "Some People," filmed for HBO. In 1991, he performed ... Read more »
Born: 11/23/1970 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (28)

The Good Wife 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Knick 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Home:____ 2013 (Movie)

Dundee (Actor)

Safe 2012 (Movie)

Julius Borkow (Actor)

Bored to Death 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Henry's Crime 2011 (Movie)

Joe (Actor)

Blue Bloods 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Lucky You 2007 (Movie)

Bobby Basketball (Actor)

We Own the Night 2007 (Movie)

Jumbo Falsetti (Actor)

Bam Bam and Celeste 2006 (Movie)

Clem (Actor)

War of the Worlds 2005 (Movie)

Intersection Guy Cop (Actor)

American Splendor 2003 (Movie)

Marty (Actor)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry 2001 - 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Washington Heights 2003 (Movie)

Mickey (Actor)

3 AM 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Black Hawk Down 2001 (Movie)

Ranger Sergeant Dominick Pilla (Actor)

Jails, Hospitals & Hip Hop 2001 (Movie)

Flip (Actor)

Jails, Hospitals & Hip-Hop 2001 (Movie)

(Actor)

Prison Song 2001 (Movie)

(Actor)

Bamboozled 2000 (Movie)

Timmi Hillnigger (Actor)

Whiteboys 1999 (Movie)

Flip (Actor)

His and Hers 1998 (Movie)

1st Robber (Actor)

The Thin Red Line 1998 (Movie)

Private Carni (Actor)

Subway Stories: Tales From the Underground 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Danny Hoch: Some People 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Gotham (Tv Show)

Actor

Taking Chance (TV Show)

Actor
Writer (5)

Jails, Hospitals & Hip Hop 2001 (Movie)

("Jails, Hospitals and Hip Hop") (Play as Source Material)

Jails, Hospitals & Hip Hop 2001 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Jails, Hospitals & Hip-Hop 2001 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Whiteboys 1999 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Whiteboys 1999 (Movie)

(From Story)
Director (1)

Jails, Hospitals & Hip Hop 2001 (Movie)

(Director)

Biography

Danny Hoch's acting talents were showcased on the big screen many times throughout the course of his Hollywood career. In 1994, he starred in his second one-man show "Some People," filmed for HBO. In 1991, he performed his first solo stage show, "Pot Melting." In the early stages of his Hollywood career, Hoch acted in comedies like "His and Hers" (1998) with Liev Schreiber, "Whiteboys" (1999) with Danny Hoch and Dash Mihok and "Bamboozled" (2000). He worked in series television while getting his start in acting, including a part on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (NBC, 1999-). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the early 2000s, appearing in the Q-Tip dramatic musical "Prison Song" (2001), "Jails, Hospitals & Hip Hop" (2001) and "Jails, Hospitals & Hip-Hop" (2001). More recently, he tackled roles in "We Own the Night" (2007), "Henry's Crime" (2011) and the action flick "Safe" (2012) with Jason Statham. He also appeared in "Home:____" (2013) with Gbenga Akinnagbe. He held additional roles in television including a part on "Blue Bloods" (CBS, 2010-). Most recently, Hoch acted on "The Knick" (Cinemax, 2013-).

EDUCATION

Fiorello H LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts

New York , New York 1988

New York University

New York , New York

University of North Carolina

Winston-Salem , North Carolina
dropped out in freshman year

Milestones

2007

Cast in "Lucky You" starring Eric Bana and Drew Barrymore

2005

Cast in "War of the Worlds" directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Cruise

2003

Appeared in "American Splendor" opposite Paul Giamatti as Harvey Pekar

2001

Co-starred in Ridley Scott's "Black Hawk Down"

2000

Portrayed a fashion designer modeled on Tommy Hilfiger in "Bamboozled"

2000

Co-directed and starred in the feature adaptation of "Jails, Hospitals & Hip Hop"

1999

Co-wrote and co-starred in "Whiteboys," about three white Iowa teenagers who long for a gangsta rap life

1998

Had a small role in "The Thin Red Line"; his character was a soldier from Brooklyn intended as comic relief, but most of his performance was cut from the final version of the film

1997

Premiered his third solo play, "Jails, Hospitals & Hip Hop"

1994

Starred in his second one-man show "Some People," filmed for HBO

1991

Performed his first solo stage show, "Pot Melting"

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