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Dan Cook

Daniel John Dan Cook, Jr. was a sports writer for the San Antonio Express-News, where he worked for 51 years. He is most notable for popularizing the phrase the opera ain't over 'til the fat lady sings. Described as a sports icon, Cook also was a sports anchor at San Antonio television station KENS from 1956 to 2000.

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Dan Cruickshank

Dan Cruickshank is an art historian and BBC television presenter, with a special interest in the history of architecture.

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Dan Dailey

Daniel James Dailey Jr. was an American dancer and actor.

Type: ActorNationality: American

Dan Deacon

Dan Deacon (born August 28, 1981) is an American composer and electronic musician based in Baltimore, Maryland. Deacon is renowned for his live shows, where large-scale audience participation and interaction is often a major element of the performance. Since 2003, he has released eight albums under several different labels.

Type: composerNationality: United States of America

Dan DeCarlo

Daniel S. DeCarlo was an American cartoonist best known as the artist who developed the look of Archie Comics in the late 1950s and early 1960s, modernizing the characters to their contemporary appearance and establishing the publisher's house style. As well, he is the generally recognized creator of the characters Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Josie and the Pussycats, and Cheryl Blossom.

Type: CartoonistNationality: American

Dan Devine

Daniel John Devine was an American football player and coach. He served as the head coach football coach at Arizona State University from 1955 to 1957, the University of Missouri from 1958 to 1970, and the University of Notre Dame from 1975 to 1980, compiling a career college football mark of 173 56 9.

Type: CoachNationality: American

Dan Dierdorf

Daniel Lee Dan Dierdorf is a former American football player and current television sportscaster. He played 13 NFL seasons and has worked for ABC and CBS as a color analyst since retiring from football.

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Dan Duryea

Dan Duryea was an American actor, known for roles in film, stage and television.

Type: ActorNationality: American

Dan Farmer

Dan Farmer is an American computer security researcher. In a summer course in 1989, in order to graduate from Purdue University he started the development of the COPS program for identifying security issues on Unix systems under Gene Spafford, first releasing it after leaving Purdue in late 1989.

Type: ScientistNationality: American

Dan Feuerriegel

Daniel Gregory Feuerriegel (born 29 October 1981) is an Australian actor who is based in Los Angeles, California, United States. He has acted in a number of Australian television series and first came to international notice with his role as a gladiator recruit "Agron" in the series Spartacus: Blood and Sand, Spartacus: Vengeance and Spartacus: War of the Damned.

Type: actorNationality: Australia

Dan Flavin

Dan Flavin was an American minimalist artist famous for creating sculptural objects and installations from commercially available fluorescent light fixtures.

Type: SculptorNationality: American

Dan Fogelberg

Daniel Grayling Dan Fogelberg was an American singer-songwriter, composer, and multi-instrumentalist, whose music was inspired by sources as diverse as folk, pop, rock, classical, jazz, and bluegrass music. He is best known for his 1980 hit Longer and his 1981 hit Leader of the Band.

Type: MusicianNationality: American

Dan Fogelman

Dan Fogelman (born March 19, 1976) is an American television producer and screenwriter whose screenplays include Tangled; Crazy, Stupid, Love; and the Pixar film Cars. He also created the 2012 television sitcom The Neighbors, the 2015 fairy tale-themed musical comedy series Galavant, the 2016 dramedy series This Is Us, and the 2016 baseball drama series Pitch.

Type: screenwriter,actor,film director,film producerNationality: United States of America

Dan Fogler

Daniel Kevin Fogler (born October 20, 1976) is an American actor and writer. He has appeared in films Balls of Fury, Good Luck Chuck, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, and currently stars in The Walking Dead as Luke.

Type: screenwriter,actor,stage actor,voice actor,television actor,film actorNationality: United States of America

Dan Fouts

Daniel Francis Fouts is a retired Hall of Fame American football quarterback in the National Football League. Fouts played his entire professional career with the San Diego Chargers from 1973 through 1987. He was one of the most prolific passing quarterbacks during the 1970s and 1980s, but the Chargers were unable to make it to the Super Bowl during his fifteen-year career.

Type: AthleteNationality: American

Dan Futterman

Daniel Paul Futterman (born June 8, 1967) is an American actor and screenwriter.Futterman wrote the screenplay for the film Capote, for which he received an Academy Award nomination, and Independent Spirit, Boston Society of Film Critics, and Los Angeles Film Critics Association awards. He received a second Academy Award nomination for co-writing the script to Foxcatcher in 2014.

Type: screenwriter,writer,television producer,stage actor,television actor,film actorNationality: United States of America

Dan Gable

Dan Gable is an American amateur wrestler. He is famous for having only lost one match in his entire Iowa State University collegiate career his last, and winning gold at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, Germany while not giving up a single point.

Type: AthleteNationality: American

Dan Gelber

Daniel Saul Gelber (born November 26, 1960) is an American politician, ex-prosecutor, and the current mayor of Miami Beach, Florida. He served in the Florida Legislature from 2000 to 2010 and was the Democratic nominee for Attorney General of Florida in 2010.

Type: politicianNationality: United States of America

Dan Gertler

Dan Gertler (born December 1973) is an Israeli billionaire businessman in natural resources and the founder and President of the DGI (Dan Gertler International) Group of Companies. He has diamond and copper mining interests in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and has invested in iron ore, gold, cobalt, oil, agriculture, and banking. As of 2015 his fortune was estimated at $1.26 billion by Forbes.Gertler's deals have been under scrutiny by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank since 2012. He has been described as controversial. The Panama papers revealed deals carried out through Mossack Fonseca shell companies, among his many offshore companies.

Type: businesspersonNationality: Israel

Dan Gilroy

Daniel Christopher Gilroy (born June 24, 1959) is an American screenwriter and film director. He is best known for writing and directing Nightcrawler (2014), for which he won Best Screenplay at the 30th Independent Spirit Awards, and was nominated for Best Original Screenplay at the 87th Academy Awards. Before becoming both a writer and director, Gilroy worked mostly as a screenwriter. His screenwriting credits include Freejack (1992), Two for the Money (2005), The Fall (2006), Real Steel (2011), and The Bourne Legacy (2012)—the last in collaboration with his brother Tony Gilroy. His wife, Rene Russo, has also been his frequent collaborator since the two met in 1992 and married later that year.

Type: screenwriter,film directorNationality: United States of America