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Dan Finnerty

Dan Finnerty (born 1970) is an American stage and film actor. Finnerty was born in Rochester, New York and grew up in the small town of Bath, New York and attended Emerson College in Boston. He was a member of the hit off-Broadway show Stomp in New York City. On August 8, 1995, he married actress Kathy Najimy. Gloria Steinem officiated the ceremony. The couple has one daughter. He created and is the lead singer of the cult hit group The Dan Band. His Los Angeles show, Dan Finnerty & The Dan Band: I Am Woman, was filmed as a one hour concert special on Cable TV's Bravo channel, directed by McG and executive produced by Steven Spielberg, who then cast him in The Terminal. Finnerty is best known for his foul-mouthed rendition of "Total Eclipse of the Heart" as the wedding singer at Will Ferrell's wedding in the movie Old School, directed by Todd Phillips, who continued to feature Dan, using him as the sleazy bat-mitzvah singer in Starsky & Hutch and again as the irreverent wedding singer in The Hangover. He has released The Dan Band Live, the full-length CD of his live show, which Entertainment Weekly dubbed "the hottest ticket in Hollywood." He also released a holiday album called

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