Has anyone thought about why do we love movies or series? It is because of its scriptwriting, direction, and acting too. Let’s know more about one of the gems who possess the above skills.

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Who is Dan Harmon? 

Daniel James Harmon aka Dan Harmon is an American writer, producer, actor, rapper, and comedian.


Creator of NBC sitcom and director of Rick and Morty, he is the publisher of 2013 book “You’ll be Perfect When You’re Dead!”. He was also the host of “Harmontown” from 2012-19.

Childhood and Early Life of Dan Harmon:

  • Dan did his schooling from Brown Deer High School and is graduated from the Marquette University. He also went to Glendale Community College for pretty short time.
Dan Harmon Net Worth And Biography
Dan Harmon Net Worth And Biography

Personal life of Dan Harmon:

  • In 2011, Dan discovered that he was suffering from Asperger Syndrome. But there is nothing to worry about. He is perfectly OK now.
  • In December 2013, he proposed his childhood love Erin McGarthy on the beaches of Loch Ness. 
  • Couple tied the knot in October same year. But because of some reasons, they got separated in October 2015. 
  • If talked about current scenario, Dan is dating Cody Heller. 

How old is Dan Harmon?

As Dan was born on 3rd January 1973, his age is about to touch his half century pretty soon. He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.

Half century!

Career of Dan Harmon:

From the 1990s, Dan started to show his talent and excellence to the world and we are going to present it in chronological order. Just stay tuned and read further. 

From 1990-2000:

  • Dan tapped his shoes in entertainment industry in 1990s. in his initial days, he was part of ComedySportz Milwaukee with comedian Rob Schrab.
  • In 1996, they both created “Take Down the Grand Master”.
  • In 1999, Dan directed TV pilot “Heat Vision and Jack”. And the, he launched his own channel 101 featuring Sarah Silverman, Black and Drew Carey.
  • He also acted in channel 101 web series “Yacht Rock”. He was even executive producer of sketch show “Acceptable TV”.

From 2000-2008:

  • In 2006, dan along with Rob Schrab was scriptwriters of mega-hit “Monster House”. He also wrote script of comic book “Scud: The Disposable Assassin” and its sequel “La Cosa Nostroid”.
  •  He also directed “Sarah Silverman Program” (2007-2010). He also wrote its script for many episodes.

From 2009-2011:

  • Dan was executive producer of NBCs sitcom “Community” from 2009-12. 
  • In 2013, he was also showrunner of “Community”. But fifth season of the show was cancelled. 
  • In My 2011, Dan was hosting live comedy podcast “Harmontown”. 
  • He also created animated series “HarmonQuest” that featured guests like Curtis Armstrong, mitch Hurwitz, Jason Sudekis, Erin McGathy with many more.

From 2012-2015:

  • In 2012, Dan gave voice to the character of Dr. Jekyl in animated series “Mary Shelley’s Frankenhole”. He was even appeared in “Arrested Development” and “Axe Cop”.
  • In 2013, he published the book “You’ll be perfect when you are dead!”
  • In 2015, he was appeared in documentary “Back in Time”. He was also executive producer of “Anomalisa”.

From 2016-2017:

  • In 2016, Dan was the writer and executive producer of comedy series “Great Minds with Dan Harmon”.
  • In 2017, Dan was seen in “Dr. Ken”, “The Simpsons”, and “Animals”. 
  • In the same year, he also acted and executively produced in You tube’s comedy show “Good Game”.  

Dan Harmon shows?

Being a multi-talented persona, Dan has worked in many shows and movies which are listed below:

Dan Harmon Net Worth And Biography
Dan Harmon Net Worth And Biography

As actor:

  • Dr. Ken in 2017.
  • Harmonquest from 2016-17.
  • Community from 2009-2015.

As executive producer:

  • Harmonquest from 2016-17.
  • Great Minds With Dan Harmon from 2016-17.
  • Art Prison in 2018.

As director:

  • Harmonquest from 2016-17.
  • Community: Webisodes.

As screenwriter:

  • Rick and Morty from 2013-20.

As writer:

  • Mystery Science Theatre 3000: The Return in 2017.
  • 81st Academy Awards in 2009.
  • Monster House in 2006.

These were some of the shows and movies in which Dan showed his creativity and nailed his role no matter if it is of actor, director, producer, or writer!

Some Misconducts by Dan:

  • In January 2018, Dan was into limelight because of his misconduct with his co-workers. One of them was his co-writer Megan Ganz, who worked with him on “Community”.
  • Dan later tried to apologize by tweeting but was denied by Ganz. 
  • After that, realising his mistake, he made an apology statement in his podcast “Harmontown”. Ganz, later forgave him by saying, “Dan Harmon, I forgive you!”


Dan was such a multi-talented and creative person who filled his pockets with 

  • Outstanding Animated Program award for “Rick and Morty”.
  • Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics award for “The 81st Annual Academy Awards”.