Dan Bucatinsky

Co-Founder
Is Or Isn't Entertainment

Dan Bucatinsky is an award-winning actor, writer and producer. Dan portrayed James Novak on the hit Shonda Rhimes series, Scandal for which he received the 2013 Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series. Most recently, Dan joined the cast of the FOX reboot, 24: Legacy, set to premiere after the Super Bowl in February 2017.

Dan wrote, produced, and starred in the critically acclaimed, 2001 indie romantic comedy All Over the Guy (Lionsgate). In 2003, he and partner Lisa Kudrow founded Is Or Isn't Entertainment, which produced the cult, Emmy-nominated HBO comedy The Comeback co-starring Dan as publicist, Billy Stanton. Thanks in part to their rabid fan base, Dan reprised his role in November 2014, when The Comeback returned to HBO for it’s buzz-worthy second season.

Dan and Lisa’s acclaimed docuseries Who Do You Think You Are? received two Emmy nominations for Outstanding Structured Reality Program. The show returns for a seventh season on TLC later this year.

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