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FactFirst professional acting job was as an extra in a high school cafeteria scene in the soap opera, Search for Tomorrow (1951).

Dan Shor (born July 23, 1961) is an American actor, director, and screenwriter. He is best known for his role as Billy Campbell in the 1984 film Tron.

Shor was born in New York City, the son of actress Joyce Van Patten and director/producer George Shor. His sister is actress Talia Shor. He was educated at the High School of Performing Arts and the State University of New York at Purchase.

Shor’s acting career began in the early 1980s with roles in the films Times Square (1980), Tootsie (1982), and Tron (1984). He has also appeared in the films Wall Street (1987), Dick Tracy (1990), The Doors (1991), and The Brady Bunch Movie (1995). In addition to his work in film, Shor has also appeared in television shows such as Miami Vice (1984), L.A. Law (1986), and Picket Fences (1992).

In recent years, Shor has directed and written the films The Last Days of Disco (1998) and The Business of Strangers (2001). He has also directed episodes of the television series Sex and the City (1998) and The Sopranos (1999).

Shor’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million. He has been married to actress Marisa Tomei since 1995. They have one child together.

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Full NameDan Shor
ProfessionActor, Teacher, Film director, Screenwriter
EducationLittle Red School House, Northwestern University


MoviesTron, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, Wise Blood, Strange Behavior, Red Rock West, Black Moon Rising, Tron: The Next Day, Strange Invaders, Air Force One, Mike's Murder, Doppelganger, Strangers Kiss, Back Roads, Ghoulies III: Ghoulies Go to College, The Boy Who Drank Too Much, Night Train, Wild Ro...
TV ShowsCagney & Lacey, A Rumor of War

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1In 1971, Danny's politically active, aware parents rode on opposite sides of the same fence: one backing Bella Abzug, the other, reform Democrat, Bill Ryan.
2Dan is best remembered for his role of Ram in the movie TRON (1982).
3First professional acting job was as an extra in a high school cafeteria scene in the soap opera, Search for Tomorrow (1951).
4Best known for playing Billy the Kid (one of the historical figures) in the cult comedy classic Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989).
5He attended Elisabeth Irwin High School in New York City, graduating in June 1974.




Bull2017TV SeriesDr. Shepard
Blue Bloods2015TV SeriesLen Hardin
My Angel My Hero2011ShortMira's Father (Special Appearance)
Tron: The Next Day2011ShortRoy 'Ram' Kleinberg
Passing Strangers2009ShortPhotographer
State of Liberty - Chapter One: Looking for America2007TV MovieSergei
Wild Roomies2004/IBartender
The X-Files2002TV Series2nd ER Nurse
Judging Amy2000TV SeriesD.A. Daniel Boyd
Night Train1999Jones
Air Force One1997Notre Dame Aide
Star Trek: Voyager1996TV SeriesArridor
Against the Grain1993TV SeriesSheriff
Red Rock West1993Deputy Bowman
Elvis and the Colonel: The Untold Story1993TV MovieJass
Doppelganger1993Stanley White
Dark Justice1992TV SeriesKellogg (Stafford's Attorney)
Ghoulies Go to College1991VideoProfessor
Solar Crisis1990Harvard
Star Trek: The Next Generation1989TV SeriesDr. Arridor
Thirtysomething1989TV SeriesKit
Beauty and the Beast1989TV SeriesBernie Spirko
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure1989Billy the Kid
Daddy's Boys1988Hawk
Murder, She Wrote1988TV SeriesPierce
Cagney & Lacey1985-1986TV SeriesDet. Jonah Newman
Black Moon Rising1986Billy Lyons
Mike's Murder1984Richard (as Daniel Shor)
My Mother's Secret Life1984TV MovieJack Camaras
Talk to Me1984Julian Howard
This Girl for Hire1983TV MoviePunk
Strangers Kiss1983Farris, the Producer
Strange Invaders1983Teen Boy (Prologue)
The Blue and the Gray1982TV Mini-SeriesLuke Geyser
TRON1982Ram Popcorn Co-Worker
Strange Behavior1981Pete Brady
Back Roads1981Spivey
Knots Landing1981TV SeriesBobby
The Boy Who Drank Too Much1980TV MovieArt Collins
If Things Were Different1980TV MovieEric
A Rumor of War1980TV Mini-SeriesManhole
Wise Blood1979Enoch Emory
Friendly Fire1979TV Movie
Studs Lonigan1979TV Mini-SeriesYoung Studs
Once Upon a Classic1978TV SeriesClarence / Sir Paragraph


My Angel My Hero2011Short co-director
State of Liberty - Chapter One: Looking for America2007TV Movie


State of Liberty - Chapter One: Looking for America2007TV Movie

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State of Liberty - Chapter One: Looking for America2007TV Movie additional camera


Night Life2012TV Mini-Series field producer - 2012


Strange Invaders1983performer: "My Special Angel"


Screen Test 22008TV Series acting mentor - 2008


Caroline of Virginia2011special thanks


The Making of 'Tron'2002Video documentaryHimself
The 9th Annual People's Choice Awards1983TV SpecialHimself - Accepting Award for Favourite New Mini-Series

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Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks2014TV Series documentaryPete Brady

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