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Danny Woodburn

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Birth dateJuly 26, 1964(age 52)
Place of birthPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Danny Woodburn (born July 26, 1964) is an American film, television and stage actor best known for having played Mickey Abbott on the sitcom Seinfeld. Born in Philadelphia, with more than 120 TV appearances, Woodburn has had recurring roles on shows such as Tracey Takes On, Baywatch, Murder, She Wrote, Charmed, Becker, Bones, and the soap opera Passions. He has also 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 and as the character Big Figure in Watchmen.

He starred as Professor Pixel in FOX's 1994 Halloween special Count DeClues' Mystery Castle.

He starred in the 1997 series Conan the Adventurer (as Otli, one of Conan's sidekicks).

He starred in the 2001 series Special Unit 2.

A graduate of Temple University School of Communications and Theater, he appeared in numerous stage productions before moving to Los Angeles, among them 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. He received the school's Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award in 2001.

Woodburn is also an advocate for disabled and Little People issues, and serves on the Screen Actors Guild Performers with Disabilities Committee.

As an advocate for persons with disabilities he was keynote speaker at 20101 RespectABILITY Conference and the Inclusion Network of Cincinnati, The Little People's Research Fund. He was awarded the DREAM Award by the Disability Rights Legal Center in 2009 and the 2010 Screen Actors Guild Harold Russell Award.

A prominent stand-up comedian for 17 years, Woodburn performed all over the country and at comedy clubs like the The Improv, the Comedy Store, The Ice House, and the Laugh Factory.

Woodburn was featured in a series of ads for Burger King's BK Stacker sandwiches. He appeared in the 2009 horror film Murder World alongside Scout Taylor-Compton, and in the 2009 film adaptation of Watchmen as the crime lord Big Figure.

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

As a kids' favorite he has also guest starred in episodes of The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, iCarly and Cory in the House. and appeared in the Walt Disney Pictures Santa Buddies The Search for Santa Paws.

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