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Also Known As: Daniel Peter Masterson Died:
Born: March 13, 1976 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Albertson, New York, USA Profession: actor, model

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Danny Masterson began modeling at age four before segueing into acting. By his early twenties, he was already a veteran, having had regular roles in four TV series, as well as numerous guest appearances on other shows, and a significant foray into films, not to mention appearing in over one hundred commercials. In 1993, Masterson starred as a regular on the sitcom "Joe's Life" (ABC), playing Leo Gennero, the teenaged nephew of the title character. This short-lived comedy series only aired ten episodes, but the young actor was on his way, making his film debut in "Beethoven's 2nd" later that year. The tall, slender, curly-haired actor next landed a recurring role as Darlene's new boyfriend on the sitcom "Roseanne" as well as guest appearances on "NYPD Blue". "Party of Five" and "American Gothic". Masterson provided the comic relief as Skeeter, a snowboarding thrill-seeker, in the ill-conceived ABC adventure drama "Extreme" (1995) and had supporting roles in the TV-movie "Her Last Chance" and the miniseries "Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story" (both NBC, 1995). More impressive was his small but significant role in 1995's "Bye Bye, Love", as a less-than-wholesome friend to Paul Reiser's...

Danny Masterson began modeling at age four before segueing into acting. By his early twenties, he was already a veteran, having had regular roles in four TV series, as well as numerous guest appearances on other shows, and a significant foray into films, not to mention appearing in over one hundred commercials. In 1993, Masterson starred as a regular on the sitcom "Joe's Life" (ABC), playing Leo Gennero, the teenaged nephew of the title character. This short-lived comedy series only aired ten episodes, but the young actor was on his way, making his film debut in "Beethoven's 2nd" later that year. The tall, slender, curly-haired actor next landed a recurring role as Darlene's new boyfriend on the sitcom "Roseanne" as well as guest appearances on "NYPD Blue". "Party of Five" and "American Gothic". Masterson provided the comic relief as Skeeter, a snowboarding thrill-seeker, in the ill-conceived ABC adventure drama "Extreme" (1995) and had supporting roles in the TV-movie "Her Last Chance" and the miniseries "Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story" (both NBC, 1995). More impressive was his small but significant role in 1995's "Bye Bye, Love", as a less-than-wholesome friend to Paul Reiser's troubled daughter. Not exactly a parental favorite in the movies, Masterson took a beating from John Travolta in the action-packed "Face/Off" (1997) after the boy got forceful with his daughter (played by Dominique Swain). That same year he also acted in the children's film "Star Kid" and the little-seen "Trojan War". Masterson's TV luck changed during the 1997-1998 season when he joined the regular cast of CBS' "Cybill" as Justin Thorpe, the teenaged son of Maryann (Christine Baranski), who was also the love interest of Cybill's daughter Zoe (Alicia Witt). The young actor moved into another regular series role the following season on "That '70s Show" (1998- ), playing Steve Hyde, the slightly more sophisticated of the six suburban Wisconsin teenagers in Fox's retro comedy.

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CAST: (feature film)

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 Urge (2015)
2.
 Hot Bot (2015)
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4.
 California Solo (2012)
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 Alter Egos (2012)
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 Wake (2010)
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 Yes Man (2008)
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Milestones close milestones

1980:
Began modeling at four years old
1984:
Acted in off-Broadway production of "Dragons"
1993:
Made debut as series regular on short-lived ABC sitcom "Joe's Life"
1993:
Film debut, "Beethoven's 2nd"
1994:
Appeared as Darlene's (Sara Gilbert) boyfriend on two episodes of ABC's "Roseanne"
1995:
Featured in the comedy "Bye Bye, Love"
1996:
Acted in NBC miniseries "Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story"
1997:
Played an overzealous suitor who gets pummeled by John Travolta in "Face/Off"
1997:
Joined cast of the CBS sitcom "Cybill" as Christine Baranski's son Justin
1998:
Landed breakthrough TV role as Steve Hyde on Fox sitcom "That '70s Show"
2000:
Played featured role in "Wes Craven Presents: Dracula 2000"
2006:
Starred in comedic-stoner film "Puff, Puff, Pass," directed by Mekhi Phifer
2007:
Co-starred with Anna Faris in comedy "Smiley Face"
2008:
Cast opposite Jim Carrey in "Yes Man"
2009:
Co-starred with Ving Rhames and Bijou Phillips in "The Bridge to Nowhere," Blair Underwood's directorial debut
2012:
Starred on TBS sitcom "Men at Work"
2012:
Cast in indie drama "California Solo" opposite Robert Carlyle
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Notes

"It's amazing to me how much stars' asses are kissed. They've got their entourage of people following them around, clipping their nails and parting their hair. I've noticed this on so many different jobs and it's still unbelievable." --Danny Masterson to the Hollywood Kids in MOVIELINE, May 1998

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companion:
Chrissie Carnell. Model, actress.
companion:
Bijou Phillips. Actor. Dating as of 2004.
companion:
Bobette Riales. Model. Began dating August 2003; no longer together.

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father:
Peter Masterson. Insurance agent. Divorced from Masterson's mother in 1984.
mother:
Carol Masterson. Manager. Handles the careers of Masterson and his younger brother Christopher; divorced from Masterson's father in 1984.
brother:
Christopher Kennedy Masterson. Actor. Born on January 21, 1980.
half-brother:
Jordan. Born c. 1986.
half-brother:
Will. Born c. 1987.
half-sister:
Alanna. Born c. 1988.
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