Danny Hoch's acting talents were showcased on the big screen many times throughout the course of his Hollywood career. In 1994, he starred in his second one-man show "Some People," filmed for HBO. In 1991, he performed his first solo stage show, "Pot Melting." In the early stages of his Hollywood career, Hoch acted in comedies like "His and Hers" (1998) with Liev Schreiber, "Whiteboys" (1999) with Danny Hoch and Dash Mihok and "Bamboozled" (2000). He worked in series television while getting his start in acting, including a part on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (NBC, 1999-). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the early 2000s, appearing in the Q-Tip dramatic musical "Prison Song" (2001), "Jails, Hospitals & Hip Hop" (2001) and "Jails, Hospitals & Hip-Hop" (2001). More recently, he tackled roles in "We Own the Night" (2007), "Henry's Crime" (2011) and the action flick "Safe" (2012) with Jason Statham. He also appeared in "Home:____" (2013) with Gbenga Akinnagbe. He held additional roles in television including a part on "Blue Bloods" (CBS, 2010-). Most recently, Hoch acted on "The Knick" (Cinemax, 2013-15).
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Performed his first solo stage show, "Pot Melting"
Starred in his second one-man show "Some People," filmed for HBO
Premiered his third solo play, "Jails, Hospitals & Hip Hop"
Had a small role in "The Thin Red Line"; his character was a soldier from Brooklyn intended as comic relief, but most of his performance was cut from the final version of the film
Co-wrote and co-starred in "Whiteboys," about three white Iowa teenagers who long for a gangsta rap life
Co-directed and starred in the feature adaptation of "Jails, Hospitals & Hip Hop"
Portrayed a fashion designer modeled on Tommy Hilfiger in "Bamboozled"
Co-starred in Ridley Scott's "Black Hawk Down"
Appeared in "American Splendor" opposite Paul Giamatti as Harvey Pekar
Cast in "War of the Worlds" directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Cruise
Cast in "Lucky You" starring Eric Bana and Drew Barrymore