The actor, 28, says, "We met doing an off-Broadway play about five years ago, and she was writing plays at that point and I read some of them and thought they were very good.I was very impressed," says the star of Little Miss Sunshine and There Will Be Blood.Not that that’s stopped them from bonding over the NFL and Broadway . We did a lot of hanging out and getting room service.
His father is of Slovak descent, while his mother is of Austrian, Swedish and Bohemian Czech ancestry.
In the new comedy “What If,” opening Friday, Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan play best friends with a charming will-they-or-won’t-they spark. I was doing another show [“Come Back, Little Sheba”] and we had a friend in common. I went in more impressed personalitywise than Potter-wise.
by the time the movies started coming around, I was Harry Potter’d out. Daniel Radcliffe: Sometimes it’s embarrassing that a lot of people have seen the movies many more times than me and know the movies a lot better than I do. It would be sort of fun to get to play that side of myself. Paul loves Henry Public, so we go there all the time. Me and my friend tried to sing “I Get Around” [by the Beach Boys], but it’s way harder than you think it’s going to be.
I just remember watching a lot of American football, because Dan is into that.
Paul had been acting from a young age, appearing in Broadway roles as a youth and having a major debut at age 12 in a revival of the play, Since 2007, Paul has been dating actress and playwright Zoe Kazan.
He is the lead guitar player and vocalist in the band, Mook.I mean, I knew who he was in a larger sense, but it never had any impact on me until then."The nice part for me, the time it's something special, is that I had the example of having parents who made their living doing something creative." Did Paul Dano know his actor girlfriend, Zoe Kazan, was such a great writer?"It didn't seem as if there was anything glamorous about it.And I think that was one big advantage, that I never had any romantic idea of what it meant to work in Hollywood or this industry."We did a lot of little tricks, like, we didn't allow ourselves to touch each other on set.