Dan Cortese



  • Birth Name: Daniel Cortese
  • Birth Place: Sewickley, PA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/14/1967, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor
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Dan Cortese Fast Facts:
  • His father was principal of his high school.
  • Played football at UNC before injuring his back sophomore year.
  • Known as "Dan-Dan: the Whopper Man" during his days as a Burger King pitchman in the 1990s.
  • Worked as a production assistant at MTV before landing the role of host on MTV Sports.
  • His first feature film role was a Taco Bell entertainer in Demolition Man, despite having filmed more than 90 Burger King commercials.
  • Dan Cortese Relationships:
  • Mary Lou Cortese - Mother
  • Vince Cortese - Father
  • Roman Cortese - Son
  • India Isabella Cortese - Daughter
  • Dee Dee Hemby - Wife (separated)
  • College:
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC (BA in Broadcasting, 1990)

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