He won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Debut Performance for his role in L. For his dual roles as Paul & Eli Sunday in There Will Be Blood (2007), he was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Dano has also received accolades for roles such as John Tibeats in 12 Years a Slave (2013) and Alex Jones in Prisoners (2013).
Are longtime loves Zoe Kazan and Paul Dano taking the next step in their relationship?
The couple caused a stir in Brooklyn on Monday night when Kazan showed up to dinner wearing what looked to be an engagement ring on her left hand.
Dano's work with Daniel Day-Lewis led to a dual role opposite him in his next film, Paul Thomas Anderson's There Will Be Blood, playing identical twin brothers Eli and Paul Sunday.
This earned him a BAFTA nomination for Best Supporting Actor, and brought him positive reviews, with Texas Monthly saying that his performance was "so electric that the movie sags whenever he's not around." Dano appeared in several additional Broadway productions including A Thousand Clowns at the Roundabout Theatre, and in the Ethan Hawke directorial debut Things We Want during its 2007 Off-Broadway run.
, Daniel Radcliffe’s latest film, is a little weird.
I’ll let the film’s premise explain why, because it sees Paul Dano playing a suicidal castaway, whose only company is a dead Daniel Radcliffe, who just happens to be incredible flatulent.
“She had a rock on her finger,” one spy at Boerum Hill’s Grand Army restaurant spilled to us.
Another diner added that — whatever the bauble was — it “definitely” resembled an engagement ring.
That's probably not her idea of a hot spring date, but that's my idea of a hot spring date. I like Prospect Park." You and Zoe live together in Brooklyn. "I like a restaurant called Bruci and there's some really nice people who work there and good food.
I like the little park in Dumbo between the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridge.
Paul wowed critics and audiences with his lead role in the BBC's epic adaptation of War and Peace at the beginning of the year, starring alongside a stellar Brit cast including Downton Abbey's Lily James and James Norton, of Happy Valley fame.