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Meet Dan Bakkedahl - Get to Know The Comedian Personally and Professionally

Published Fri Apr 02 2021 By riya
Meet Dan Bakkedahl - Get to Know The Comedian Personally and Professionally

Dan Bakkedahl is an American actor and comedian well recognized for playing Tim Hughes's role on the CBS sitcom Life in Pieces. 

Also, he is best known for starring as Congressman Roger Furlong on the HBO series Veep and in the FX comedy series Legit as Steve Nugent.

The actor is still in Hollywood, marking his recent 2021 regular series Made for Love. He never fails to make people laugh as he is an improv comedian. His movie The Heat became a blockbuster.

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Dan was born to a Norwegian father and Swedish mother on the 18th of November, 1969, in Rochester, Minnesota, in the USA. He has American citizenship and belongs to American nationality.

The aspiring actor was raised in Stuart, Florida, and graduated from Martin County High School in 1988. 

Later he joined St. Cloud State University in Minnesota for graduation but ended up completing studies at Florida State University. In the respective university, he was a member of the Chi Phi fraternity.

How Rich is Dan?

Made for Love actor has an estimated net worth of about 19 million USD as of 2020.  He gets an average salary of $45k per movie as an actor. He gets an additional amount for doing comedy shows as he is also an improv comedian.

Dan earned a handsome amount through movies like The Heat, Get Hard & Hitman: Agent 47, as these movies got immense love and support from the viewers.

To date, Dan and his family haven't revealed any information about them owning a house and car, but it's obvious for such a trendy and popular actor to possess riches.

Is he Single?

Bakedahl tied the knot with his soulmate, a long-time girlfriend Irene Bakkedahl, in 2003. It has been 18 years of their togetherness, and the liveliness and love between them still blossoms.

Dan Bakedahl with his wife Irene Bakkedahl
Dan Bakedahl with his wife Irene Bakkedahl

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The duo has two children whose information isn't still public. Also, Dan and Irene have kept their children out of the media for now and haven't disclosed any information about them.


The Heat actor rose to fame as a stand-up and improv comedian at the Improv Olympic. After this, he performed at the Second City in Chicago. He debuted his career in Holywood in 2002 from One Man's Ceiling as Gas Man.

Dan got immense followers and fans from several comedy films that include Observe and Report, This is 40, and The Heat. Also, he performed on the NBC series Community as Alison Brie as part of the ensemble cast.

Dan Bakkedahl on movie

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The most recent films, TV-series, and short movies he played on are Corporate Animals as Billy, as Kingpin on Sword of Trust, The Buddy Games as Shelly, and Made for Love as Herringbone, a regular series.