Dan Hedaya was born on July 24, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York.
Sometimes Dan Hedaya is credited as Daniel Hedaya.
A TV favorite Dan Hedaya has been on several hit shows including
THE BOOK OF DANIEL, ER, YES DEAR, and CHEERS.
Who could forget Dan Hedaya as Nick Tortelli a sleeze ball,
that was Carla's ex-husband, for the hit TV series CHEERS.
For Hedaya this was a good role, it even had a spin-off called
THE TORTELLIS which aired in 1987.
In 1995 Dan Hedaya played Trini Cardoza in the Oliver Stone
movie NIXON, about 4 years later Hedaya played the part of
President Richard M. Nixon in the movie DICK.
When Brawley Nolte is kidnapped in the 1996 movie RANSOM,
Mel Gibson and Rene Russo, have to keep it together to get
their son back safely, other stars in this movie were Dan
Hedaya, Gary Sinise, Delroy Lindo and Lili Taylor.
In the Sci-Fi/Thriller ALIEN: RESURRECTION, Dan Hedaya starred
as Gen Martin Perez, opposite Sigourney Weaver, Winona Ryder,
and Dominique Pinon.
Co-Star Sigourney Weaver from ALIEN: RESURRECTION starred
opposite Dan Hedaya in an on stage production called THE CONJURING
Dan Hedaya's other notable credits include...
THE EXTRA MAN (2010)
THE WARRIOR CLASS (2008)
THE GOOD STUDENT (2006)
STRANGERS WITH CANDY (2005)
AMERICAN COUSINS (2003)
THE HURRICANE (1999)
A NIGHT AT THE ROXBURY (1998)
ALIEN: RESURRECTION (1997)
THE FIRST WIVES CLUB (1996)
FOR LOVE OR MONEY (1993)
ADDAMS FAMILY (1991)
RUNNING SCARED (1986)
BLOOD SIMPLE (1984)
BUCKAROO BANZAI (1984)
Dan Hedaya was a regular on the hit television