Donal Lardner Ward

Writer, Actor, Producer

Writer, Actor, Producer


Great-grandson of writer/humorist Ring Lardner, grand-nephew of Academy Award winning screenwriter and Hollywood Ten member Ring Lardner Jr. Father was co-founder of New York's Elaine's restaurant. First professional job was a small part in Whit Stillman's 1990 Oscar nominated Metropolitan. Part of the early 90s New York indie film wave with the ...
Birth date
1964-08-21

Known For


The Suburbans
The Suburbans
Writer (1999)
New York Daze
New York Daze
Writer (1995-1996)
The Royal Tenenbaums
The Royal Tenenbaums
Hotel Clerk (2001)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
WriterThe Affair
(TV Series) (written by - 1 episode) - Episode #5.4 (2019) ... (written by)
2019
WriterWe Only Know So Much2018
WriterHow to Make It in America
(TV Series) (staff writer - 7 episodes, 2010) (written by - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2011) - Mofongo (2011) ... (written by) - Never Say Die (2010) ... (staff writer) - Keep on Truck'n (2010) ... (staff writer) - Good Vintage (2010) ... (staff writer) - Big in Japan (2010) ... (staff writer) / (written by) Show all 8 episodes
WriterThey're Out of the Business2011
WriterThe Suburbans
(written by)
1999
WriterSplit Screen
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - The Fiji Stooges ... (writer)
1997
WriterNew York Daze
(TV Series) (creator - 22 episodes, 1995 - 1996) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1995) (written by - 1 episode, 1995) - Eric's Book (1996) ... (creator) - Donny's Mother (1996) ... (creator) - Evelyn's Blouse (1996) ... (creator) - Basketball Story (1996) ... (creator) - The Jacket (1995) ... (creator) Show all 22 episodes
WriterMy Life's in Turnaround
(writer)
1993
RoleTitleYear
ActorThe Affair
(TV Series) Firefighter Dan - Episode #5.10 (2019) ... Firefighter Dan
2019
ActorThey're Out of the Business
Jason
2011
ActorLooking for Jimmy2002
ActorComic Book Villains
(Video) Normal Customer (as Donnal Ward)
2002
ActorThe Royal Tenenbaums
Hotel Clerk (as Donal Ward)
2001
ActorThe Suburbans
Danny
1999
ActorNew York Daze
(TV Series) Donny Reeves - Eric's Book (1996) ... Donny Reeves - Donny's Mother (1996) ... Donny Reeves - Evelyn's Blouse (1996) ... Donny Reeves - Basketball Story (1996) ... Donny Reeves - The Jacket (1995) ... Donny Reeves Show all 22 episodes
1995-1996
ActorMy Life's in Turnaround
Jason
1993
ActorMetropolitan
North Greenwich Preppie
1990
RoleTitleYear
ProducerThe Affair
(TV Series) (producer - 11 episodes) - Episode #5.11 (2019) ... (producer) - Episode #5.10 (2019) ... (producer) - Episode #5.9 (2019) ... (producer) - Episode #5.8 (2019) ... (producer) - Episode #5.7 (2019) ... (producer) Show all 11 episodes
2019
ProducerWe Only Know So Much
(producer)
2018
ProducerThe Affair
(producer)
2014
ProducerThey're Out of the Business
(producer)
2011
ProducerNew York Daze
(TV Series) (producer - 1 episode) - Too Something (pilot) (1995) ... (producer)
1995
ProducerMy Life's in Turnaround
(co-producer)
1993
RoleTitleYear
DirectorWe Only Know So Much2018
DirectorThey're Out of the Business2011
DirectorThe Suburbans1999
DirectorSplit Screen
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Fiji Stooges
1997
DirectorMy Life's in Turnaround1993
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewHow to Make It in America
(TV Series) (story editor - 5 episodes) - Mofongo (2011) ... (story editor) - It's Not Even Like That (2011) ... (story editor) - Money, Power, Private School (2011) ... (story editor) - In or Out (2011) ... (story editor) - I'm Good (2011) ... (story editor)
2011
Additional CrewReel Paradise
(Documentary) (phase one instigator - as Don Ward)
2005
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackThe Suburbans
(writer: "By My Side")
1999
RoleTitleYear
Thanks18 1/2
(thanks) (post-production)
ThanksGoliath
(Short) (special thanks)
2015/I
RoleTitleYear
SelfLate Night with Conan O'Brien
(TV Series) Self - Guest - David Cassidy/Eric Schaeffer & David Lardner Ward/Tom Agna (1994) ... Self - Guest
1994