Danny Strong

Producer, Writer, Actor

Producer, Writer, Actor


Danny Strong started his career as an actor in numerous classic films and TV shows such as Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Gilmore Girls, then transitioned into screenwriting, exploding onto the scene with his 2007 script Recount which was #1 on the Hollywood Blacklist and became an award winning HBO Film. Since then he has become a prolific film and...
Birth date
1974-06-06
Awards
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations.
Height
5' 2" (1.57 m)

Known For


Empire
Empire
Producer (2015-2020)
Game Change
Game Change
Producer (2012)
Lee Daniels' The Butler
Lee Daniels' The Butler
Producer (2013)
Billions
Billions
Todd Krakow (2017-2020)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ProducerEmpire Spin-Off
(TV Series) (executive producer) (announced)
2021
ProducerSweet Thunder
(producer) (pre-production)
ProducerDopesick
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes) (filming) - Episode #1.8 (2021) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.7 (2021) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.6 (2021) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.5 (2021) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.4 (2021) ... (executive producer) Show all 8 episodes
2021
ProducerThe Right Stuff
(TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes) - Flight (2020) ... (executive producer) - Ziggurat (2020) ... (executive producer) - Vostok (2020) ... (executive producer) - The Kona Kai Séance (2020) ... (executive producer) - Advent (2020) ... (executive producer) Show all 8 episodes
2020
ProducerEmpire
(TV Series) (executive producer - 102 episodes) - Home Is on the Way (2020) ... (executive producer) - Over Everything (2020) ... (executive producer) - We Got Us (2020) ... (executive producer) - Love Me Still (2020) ... (executive producer) - I Am Who I Am (2020) ... (executive producer) Show all 102 episodes
2015-2020
ProducerProven Innocent
(TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes) - In Defense of Madeline Scott, Part 2 (2019) ... (executive producer) - In Defense of Madeline Scott, Part 1 (2019) ... (executive producer) - Shaken (2019) ... (executive producer) - SEAL Team Deep Six (2019) ... (executive producer) - Acceptable Losses (2019) ... (executive producer) Show all 13 episodes
2019
ProducerThe Best of Enemies
(producer)
2019
ProducerRebel in the Rye
(producer)
2017
ProducerLee Daniels' The Butler
(executive producer)
2013/I
ProducerGame Change
(TV Movie) (co-executive producer)
2012
ProducerThe Rooster
(Short) (producer)
2010
ProducerRecount
(TV Movie) (co-producer)
2008
RoleTitleYear
WriterEmpire Spin-Off
(TV Series) (announced)
2021
WriterThe Lost Symbol
(screenplay) (announced)
WriterDopesick
(TV Mini-Series) (8 episodes) (filming) - Episode #1.8 (2021) - Episode #1.7 (2021) - Episode #1.6 (2021) - Episode #1.5 (2021) - Episode #1.4 (2021) Show all 8 episodes
2021
WriterEmpire
(TV Series) (created by - 102 episodes, 2015 - 2020) (written by - 7 episodes, 2015 - 2016) - Home Is on the Way (2020) ... (creator) - Over Everything (2020) ... (creator) - We Got Us (2020) ... (creator) - Love Me Still (2020) ... (creator) - I Am Who I Am (2020) ... (creator) Show all 102 episodes
WriterProven Innocent
(TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes) - The Struggle for Stonewall (2019) ... (written by) - The Shame Game (2019) ... (written by) - The Burden of Truth (2019) ... (written by)
2019
WriterRebel in the Rye
(written by)
2017
WriterThe Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
(screenplay)
2015
WriterThe Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
(screenplay)
2014
WriterMaking a Scene
(Short) (lines written by)
2013
WriterLee Daniels' The Butler
(written by)
2013/I
WriterGame Change
(TV Movie) (written by)
2012
WriterThe Rooster
(Short) (written by)
2010
WriterRecount
(TV Movie) (written by)
2008
RoleTitleYear
ActorThe Right Stuff
(TV Series) Shorty Powers - Goodies (2020) ... Shorty Powers (uncredited)
2020
ActorBillions
(TV Series) Todd Krakow - The Limitless Sh*t (2020) ... Todd Krakow - The Nordic Model (2020) ... Todd Krakow - Beg, Bribe, Bully (2020) ... Todd Krakow - Extreme Sandbox (2019) ... Todd Krakow - New Year's Day (2019) ... Todd Krakow Show all 13 episodes
2017-2020
ActorGilmore Girls: A Year in the Life
(TV Mini-Series) Doyle - Summer (2016) ... Doyle - Spring (2016) ... Doyle
2016
ActorPopstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
Perspective Manipulator
2016
ActorLove
(TV Series) Director - One Long Day (2016) ... Director
2016
ActorJustified
(TV Series) Albert Fekus - Sounding (2015) ... Albert Fekus - Weight (2014) ... Albert Fekus - Shot All to Hell (2014) ... Albert Fekus - Over the Mountain (2014) ... Albert Fekus
2014-2015
ActorKnight of Cups
Danny Strong
2015
ActorGirls
(TV Series) Pal - Iowa (2015) ... Pal - Beach House (2014) ... Pal
2014-2015
ActorLee Daniels' The Butler
Freedom Bus Journalist
2013/I
ActorMad Men
(TV Series) Danny Siegel - A Tale of Two Cities (2013) ... Danny Siegel - Blowing Smoke (2010) ... Danny Siegel - Chinese Wall (2010) ... Danny Siegel - The Suitcase (2010) ... Danny Siegel - Waldorf Stories (2010) ... Danny Siegel
2010-2013
ActorGrey's Anatomy
(TV Series) Paul - The Lion Sleeps Tonight (2012) ... Paul
2012
ActorHow I Met Your Mother
(TV Series) Trey - Last Words (2011) ... Trey
2011
ActorThe Rooster
(Short) Donald
2010
ActorRobbin' in da Hood
(Video) Loan Officer
2009
ActorLeverage
(TV Series) Dennis Retzing - The Snow Job (2009) ... Dennis Retzing
2009
ActorWeather Girl
Kurt
2009
ActorBad Guys
Ashley
2008
ActorSydney White
Gurkin
2007
ActorGilmore Girls
(TV Series) Doyle McMaster - Unto the Breach (2007) ... Doyle McMaster - Lorelai? Lorelai? (2007) ... Doyle McMaster - It's Just Like Riding a Bike (2007) ... Doyle McMaster - Hay Bale Maze (2007) ... Doyle McMaster - I'm a Kayak, Hear Me Roar (2007) ... Doyle McMaster Show all 21 episodes
2003-2007
ActorNip/Tuck
(TV Series) Bart - Gala Gallardo (2006) ... Bart
2006
ActorLife Is Short
(Short) Mike
2006
ActorVeritas, Prince of Truth
Raymond
2006
ActorOutside Sales
Toby
2006
ActorLosing Lois Lane
(Short) Robin the Boy Wonder
2004
ActorDragnet
(TV Series) - Frame of Mind (2004)
2004
ActorJohnny Bravo
(TV Series) Zandahan - Mini JB/Back from the Future (2004) ... Zandahan (voice)
2004
ActorThe Afterlife
(TV Movie) Zach Franklin (voice)
2003
ActorBehind the Mask
(Short) Robin
2003
ActorSeabiscuit
Young Jockey
2003
ActorBuffy the Vampire Slayer
(TV Series) Jonathan Levinson - Storyteller (2003) ... Jonathan Levinson - First Date (2003) ... Jonathan Levinson - Never Leave Me (2002) ... Jonathan Levinson - Conversations with Dead People (2002) ... Jonathan Levinson - Two to Go (2002) ... Jonathan Levinson Show all 29 episodes
1996-2003
ActorNew Suit
Greg
2002
ActorAsylum Days
Yann's Assistant
2001
ActorMaybe It's Me
(TV Series) Mini-Jerry - The Mini-Jerry Episode (2001) ... Mini-Jerry
2001
ActorSpoof! An Insider's Guide to Short Film Success
(Short) Scott
2000
ActorShriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth
(Video) Boner
2000
ActorPerpetrators of the Crime
Phil
1999
ActorClueless
(TV Series) Marshall Gasner - Mercy Date (1999) ... Marshall Gasner - Nice Girls Finish Last (1999) ... Marshall Gasner - Scream Again Murray, Scream Again! (1998) ... Marshall Gasner - Scream Murray, Scream! (1998) ... Marshall Gasner - Dance Fever (1998) ... Marshall Gasner Show all 9 episodes
1997-1999
ActorPleasantville
Juke Box Boy
1998
ActorThe Prophecy II
(Video) Julian
1998
ActorLasting Silents
Young Jimmy Goodnews
1997
ActorOver the Top
(TV Series) Jesse - It's Gwen's Party and Hadley'll Cry If She Wants To ... Jesse - Fight Night at the Metropolitan ... Jesse
1997
ActorUnion Square
(TV Series) Bill - The Audition (1997) ... Bill
1997
ActorSeinfeld
(TV Series) Vincent - The Comeback (1997) ... Vincent
1997
ActorNight Stand
(TV Series) Tommy - The Secret Crush Show (1996) ... Tommy
1996
ActorHey Arnold!
(TV Series) Teenagers - Mugged/Roughin' It (1996) ... Teenagers (voice)
1996
Actor3rd Rock from the Sun
(TV Series) Aramis - World's Greatest Dick (1996) ... Aramis
1996
ActorBoy Meets World
(TV Series) Arthur - The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1996) ... Arthur
1996
ActorMinor Adjustments
(TV Series) Peter - Ask Dr. Ron (1996) ... Peter
1996
ActorDangerous Minds
Student
1995
ActorSaved by the Bell: The New Class
(TV Series) Stanley / Noogie - Belding's Prize (1994) ... Stanley - Tommy the Tenor (1994) ... Noogie - Belding's Prank (1994) ... Stanley - A Matter of Trust (1994) ... Stanley (uncredited) - The People's Choice (1994) ... Noogie
1994
RoleTitleYear
DirectorProven Innocent
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Struggle for Stonewall (2019)
2019
DirectorRebel in the Rye2017
DirectorEmpire
(TV Series) (3 episodes) - Death Will Have His Day (2016) - Poor Yorick (2015) - The Lyon's Roar (2015)
2015-2016
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewPleasantville
(assistant: Mr. Ross)
1998
RoleTitleYear
ThanksOnce Upon a Time... In Hollywood
(special thanks)
2019
ThanksFree State of Jones
(special thanks)
2016
ThanksAll the Way
(TV Movie) (special thanks)
2016
ThanksWiener-Dog
(thanks)
2016
ThanksSleepwalk with Me
(the filmmakers wish to thank)
2012
ThanksThespians
(Documentary) (very special thanks)
2010/II
RoleTitleYear
SelfInside the Crazy Ant Farm
(TV Series) Self - Inside The Crazy Ant Farm Vol 2 Ep 82 - Danny Strong (2019) ... Self
2019
SelfLast Call with Carson Daly
(TV Series) Self - Nicholas Hoult/Danny Strong/Ethan Gruska/Chris Geere (2017) ... Self
2017
SelfThe Hollywood Reporter Roundtables
(TV Series) Self - The Writers (2013) ... Self
2013
SelfPiers Morgan Live
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 19 August 2013 (2013) ... Self
2013
SelfGood Day L.A.
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 13 August 2013 (2013) ... Self
2013
SelfKevin Pollak's Chat Show
(TV Series) Self - Danny Strong (2013) ... Self
2013
SelfCharlie Rose
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode dated 7 August 2013 (2013) ... Self - Guest
2013
SelfThe Butler: An American Story
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2013
SelfGame Change: The Phenomenon
(Video documentary short) Self
2012
SelfThe 64th Primetime Emmy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Winner
2012
SelfRecount: The True Inside Story of the 2000 Presidential Election
(Video documentary short) Self
2008
Self'Buffy': Season 6 Overview
(Video documentary short) Self
2004
Self'Buffy': Season 4 Overview
(Video documentary short) Self
2003
Self'Buffy': Season 3 Overview
(Video documentary short) Self
2003
SelfThe Saturday Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.37 (2002) ... Self
2002
SelfThe Test
(TV Series) Self - Panelist - The Lawyer Test ... Self - Panelist
2001
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageThe Insider
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 5 March 2015 (2015) ... Self
2015