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Occupation  Actor
Height  1.21 m
Years active  1991—present
Spouse  Amy Buchwald (m. 1998)

Name  Danny Woodburn
Books  Death to Smoochy
Role  Film actor
Upcoming movie  Monkey Up
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Full Name  Daniel Charles Woodburn
Born  July 26, 1964 (age 58) (1964-07-26) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Movies  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turt, Mirror Mirror, The Search for Santa Paws, Santa Buddies, Santa Paws 2: The Sant
Similar People  Jonathan Liebesman, Pete Ploszek, Mark Povinelli, Martin Klebba, Jordan Prentice

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Daniel Charles "Danny" Woodburn (born July 26, 1964) is an American actor and comedian, and activist for the disability rights movement.


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He played Mickey Abbott on the sitcom Seinfeld. He has more than 130 television and 28 film appearances to date.

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Early life and education

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Woodburn was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of Abington Senior High School in Abington Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and Temple University School of Communications and Theater. He received the school's Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award in 2001.


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Woodburn appeared in numerous stage productions before moving to Los Angeles, such as The Indian Wants the Bronx (by Israel Horovitz); Scapino; David Mamet's Revenge of the Space Pandas; and a touring company production of Viet Rock. His debut in the New York theater world began with The Soda Jerk.

Stand-up comedy

A stand-up comedian for over 20 years, Woodburn has performed nationwide. He has headlined at comedy clubs which include "The Improv;" the "Comedy Store;" "The Ice House;" and the "Laugh Factory."

Television actor

Woodburn starred as "Professor Pixel" in Fox's 1992 Halloween special, Count DeClues' Mystery Castle, which was shot at The Magic Castle nightclub in Los Angeles.

Woodburn had starring roles in the 1997 series Conan the Adventurer (as Otli, Conan's sidekick); Special Unit 2; and Passions. With more than 120 TV appearances, he has had guest roles on shows such as Tracey Takes On...; Baywatch; Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman; The Pretender; Early Edition, Murder She Wrote; Charmed; Becker; Bones; and most notably, Seinfeld. He has guest starred on such children's television shows as The Suite Life of Zack & Cody; iCarly and Cory in the House. He played a recurring character on Crash & Bernstein. and Bizaardvick as pyro steve

In "Pixtopia", an episode of Disney Channel's Star vs. the Forces of Evil starring Eden Sher, he guest-voiced the pixie task master.

Film roles

Woodburn has appeared in the films Jingle All the Way; Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her; The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas; Death to Smoochy; Employee of the Month; Watchmen; Mirror Mirror; and The Identical. He also appeared in the children's feature series Santa Buddies, The Search for Santa Paws, and Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups. He performed the motion capture for Splinter in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, with the voice of Splinter being supplied by Tony Shalhoub.

Commercial work

Woodburn was featured in a series of ads for Burger King's BK Stacker sandwiches.


Woodburn is an advocate for disabled and little people issues. He serves on the Screen Actors Guild "Performers with Disabilities Committee." Throughout his career as both a comic and an actor he chose to avoid the stereotyping of little people as sight gags or props. Gaining the respect of his peers has allowed him to actively pursue change within his profession for all disabled performers. He has been recognized for the change of attitudes and societal perceptions of not only people with dwarfism but of all disabled persons. He was awarded the DREAM Award by the Disability Rights Legal Center in 2009 for those efforts in TV and Film as well as the 2010 Screen Actors Guild Harold Russell Award. He was keynote speaker at 2010 RespectABILITY Conference and the Inclusion Network of Cincinnati, and has been active as both teacher and speaker for The Little People's Research Fund, Actors For Autism, Media Access, American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and the National ReelAbilities Film Festivals. He discussed some of his experiences as a little person, both on- and offscreen, in an interview with ABILITY Magazine in 2015.

Personal life

Woodburn is married to Amy Buchwald, an actress, writer, and comedian. She appeared in an episode of Conan the Adventurer as Woodburn's character's love interest.


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