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Daniel Franzese

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Daniel Franzese (born May 9, 1978) is an American actor, comedian, and activist best known for his roles in director Larry Clark's Bully and as Damian in Tina Fey's 2004 feature film Mean Girls. Franzese is the creator of several live comedy shows, including the 2011 rock opera Jersey Shoresical: A Frickin' Rock Opera! and his one-man stand-up performance I've Never Really Made the Kind of Money to Become a Mess in 2013.After coming out as gay in 2014, Franzese became more active in the fight for civil and human rights in the LGBTQ community; and through his portrayal of the HIV-positive character Eddie in the second season of the HBO series Looking, and its subsequent series finale television film, Looking: The Movie, he has become a well known AIDS activist in the United States. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Daniel Franzese has received more than 1,606,712 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Daniel Franzese is the 11,328th most popular actor (down from 9,538th in 2019), the 16,537th most popular biography from United States (down from 14,720th in 2019) and the 5,575th most popular American Actor.

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  • 16

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Among actors, Daniel Franzese ranks 11,328 out of 9,996Before him are Sasha Lane, Billy Howle, Pierson Fodé, Ingrid Bisu, Graham Phillips, and Jonathan Sadowski. After him are Blair Redford, Hannah Marks, Bella Ramsey, Warren Kole, Andy Allo, and Christine Woods.

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Among people born in 1978, Daniel Franzese ranks 922Before him are Pablo Chinchilla, Eric Papilaya, James Beattie, Washington Luigi Garcia, Danil Burkenya, and Gbenga Akinnagbe. After him are Maurício Rodorigues Alves Domingues, Svetoslav Todorov, Ricardo Gardner, Brian Ching, Darío Figueroa, and Leonardo Gutiérrez.

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Among people born in United States, Daniel Franzese ranks 16,537 out of 18,182Before him are Aesop Rock (1976), Graham Phillips (1993), Jenna Marbles (1986), Austin Daye (1988), Desmond Mason (1977), and Jonathan Sadowski (1979). After him are Scott Pruitt (1968), Mark Foley (1954), Nazr Mohammed (1977), Blair Redford (1983), Bobby Jackson (1973), and Taylor Phinney (1990).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Daniel Franzese ranks 5,575Before him are Wyatt Oleff (2003), Gbenga Akinnagbe (1978), Sasha Lane (1995), Pierson Fodé (1991), Graham Phillips (1993), and Jonathan Sadowski (1979). After him are Blair Redford (1983), Hannah Marks (1993), Warren Kole (1977), Christine Woods (1983), Lindsey McKeon (1982), and Percy Daggs III (1982).

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