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Danny MastersonDanny Masterson is best known for his starring role as Hyde, the wise conspiracy theorist among a motley group of friends on the long-running sitcom That '70s Show. In addition to being an established actor, he is currently one of the most requested DJs in the United States, having played Lollapalooza and the Palemus Festival in Norway. He performs 50 to 100 sets a year globally.
On the big screen, Masteron recently starred opposite Richard Dreyfus and Danny Glover in the dark comedy Killing Winston Jones, due out in 2014. He can currently be seen opposite Robert Carlysle in California Solo, which made its debut at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. He also recently wrapped the Polish Brothers' new film, Hot Bot, which was shot this past winter in Salt Lake City.
Beginning his career as a child model for the Ford Agency at the age of 4, Masterson gradually moved his way into commercials, appearing in more than 150 by age 16; soap operas (One Life to Live, 1985) and Broadway (Dragons, 1986). It was then that Masterson made the decision to move to Los Angeles, where he soon secured his first motion picture lead role in Universal Picture's popular sequel, Beethoven's 2nd, opposite Charles Grodin and Bonnie Hunt. Masterson's other film credits include Yes Man, with Jim Carrey and Bradley Cooper; Bye Bye Love; Comic Book Villains, with Donal Logue; John Woo's Face/Off, with John Travolta and Nicolas Cage; Robert Rodriguez's The Faculty; and Wes Craven's Dracula 2000, opposite Gerard Butler and Johnny Lee Miller
Masterson has worked on more than 30 feature films, including the independent features Too Pure (Tribeca Film Festival), directed by The Others producer Sunmin Park; Greg Araki's Smiley Face (Sundance, Toronto, Cannes); Wake, opposite wife Bijou Phillips (Cinequest); and the short film The Rooster, written by Danny Strong, for which he was awarded Best Actor at the Los Angeles Film Festival. Other recent independent credits include Alter Egos (Fantasia Fest), directed by Jordan Galland; Made for Each Other (Newport) and The Chicago 8 (Peachtree, Santa Cruz), in which he played Jerry Rubin.
Mastersonís television credits include series regular roles on Joe's Life on ABC, Extreme on ABC and Cybill for CBS, along with recurring roles on Roseanne and Party of Five.
Masteron owns the Los Angeles men's boutique Confederacy, co-owns the venues Harvard and Stone in Los Angeles and The Downstairs on Main Street in Park City, Utah. He currently splits his time between Los Angeles, New York and Park City. In addition, he is the co-founder of Gulf Coast Detoxification Project and winner of the New York Police Department's Heroism Award for his work with 9/11 rescue workers.