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Paul Dano Biography

 
Bio:
Paul Dano will make his directorial debut in 2018 with Wildlife, which screened at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Dano wrote the adapted screenplay (with Zoe Kazan) from Richard Ford’s American classic. Wildlife stars Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal and centers on the story of a teenage ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Paul Dano will make his directorial debut in 2018 with Wildlife, which screened at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Dano wrote the adapted screenplay (with Zoe Kazan) from Richard Ford’s American classic. Wildlife stars Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal and centers on the story of a teenage ... (read complete bio)

Paul Dano will make his directorial debut in 2018 with Wildlife, which screened at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Dano wrote the adapted screenplay (with Zoe Kazan) from Richard Ford’s American classic. Wildlife stars Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal and centers on the story of a teenage boy who witnesses the decay of his parent’s marriage after their move to Montana. Dano also produced the film which IFC will release this fall. Dano recently wrapped the Showtime limited series "Escale at Dannemora" starring alongside Benicio Del Toro and directed by Ben Stiller. Based on the true story of the 2015 prison break in upstate New York, which spawned a manhunt for two convicted murderers who were aided in their escape by a married female prison employee. Dano stars as David Sweat, a convicted cop-killer who uses his good looks by to seduce Tilly (Patricia Arquette) and becomes a reluctant partner in Richard Matt’s plot.