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Dan Cortese Biography

Birth Name:
Daniel Cortese
Birth Place:
Sewickley, Pennsylvania, United States

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