Show Notes

Danny Strong is a multi-award winning writer, director, actor, producer who is the creator, showrunner and director of the hit Hulu series Dopesick, starring Michael Keaton and Rosario Dawson. He was also the co-creator, executive producer, writer and director for the hit FOX series Empire. He also wrote the screenplays for the films Recount, Game Change, The Butler, Rebel in the Rye (which he also directed) and co-wrote The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 & 2. He won two Primetime Emmy Awards, two WGA awards, a Peabody and a Golden Globe Award for Game Change, and earned a Primetime Emmy nomination for Recount. As an actor, he’s appeared in major roles in a number of iconic TV shows and films, including Billions, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Gilmore Girls, Justified, Girls and Mad Men.