Daniel Kevin Fogler (born October 20, 1976) is a Tony Award-winning American actor, playwright and filmmaker.
Fogler originated the character William Barfée in the original Broadway cast of the musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Along with actor Sarah Saltzberg and Jay Reiss, he was one of the original creators of the show when it began as the improvisational play C-R-E-P-U-S-C-U-L-E on Off-Off Broadway. In 2005, Fogler won a The Lortel, Outer Critics, Broadway World, Drama Desk, and Tony Award for his portrayal of the middle schooler with a rare mucous membrane disorder and a magic foot.
He is a founding member of Stage 13 Theater Company, and premiered his first film as director Hysterical Psycho - a Studio 13 production in association with Stage13 - at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival.
Fogler film credits include Balls of Fury, Good Luck Chuck, Fanboys, and Young Americans. He is a voice actor in the 2008 animated films Horton Hears a Who! and Kung Fu Panda. He was featured in the music video "I Don't Wanna Be Me" by the band Type O Negative, playing a man recording himself on video as he cross-dresses and puts on celebrity costumes.
His play Elephant in The Room,