Daniel Stern biography and facts

Actor from United States of America

Daniel Stern Daniel Jacob Stern (born August 28, 1957) is an American film and television actor. He is known for his roles in the Hollywood films C.H.U.D., Diner, City Slickers, the first two Home Alone films where he played bandit Marv Merchants and as the narrator for the television series The Wonder Years. Stern was born in Bethesda, Maryland, to a social worker father and a mother who managed a day care center. His brother is television writer David M. Stern. Stern is 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) tall and Jewish. During his years at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, Stern starred in several theater productions, including playing C.C. Baxter in The Apartment. Stern applied for a job as a lighting engineer for a Shakespeare Festival in Washington, D.C., but was hired as a walk-on in their production of As You Like It. After taking acting lessons, Stern began his acting career in Off Broadway and Broadway productions, including a performance at Second Stage Theatre with actor Bob Gunton. In 1979, Stern made his movie debut as Cyril in Breaking Away. The following year he played a student who raised objections during Jill Clayburgh's proof of the snake lemma in the film It's My Turn. His breakthrough  ( Wikipedia )


Personal facts

Known as
Daniel Jacob Stern,Dan Stern
Date of birth
Place of birth
United States of America
Ella Marie Stern Sophie Stern Henry Stern
David M. Stern
Film Director, Screenwriter, Actor, Film Producer


Company Job title From To
University of Houston


Institution From To
Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School 1975
HB Studio


Year Performance Character
2010 The Next Three Days Meyer Fisk
2008 Otis
2006 Previous Engagement
1998 Very Bad Things Adam Berkow
1995 Bushwhacked
1993 Rookie of the Year
1989 Little Monsters
1988 D.O.A. Hal Petersham
1987 Born in East L.A.
1984 Samson and Delilah
1983 Get Crazy
1983 Blue Thunder
1982 I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can
1982 Diner Laurence "Shrevie"" Shreiber"
1980 A Small Circle of Friends

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