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Dane Cook: You Put A Lot Of Yourself Into It

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Comic Dane Cook stars as the voice of 'Dusty Crophopper' in the new Disney animated film, "Planes."

Fun Facts About Dane Cook:

  • Cook has released five comedy albums: Harmful If Swallowed; Retaliation; Vicious Circle; Rough Around The Edges: Live From Madison Square Garden; and Isolated Incident. In 2006, Retaliation became the highest charting comedy album in 28 years and went platinum.
  • He is credited as one of the first comedians to use a personal web page and MySpace to build a large fan base and in 2006 was described as "alarmingly popular".
  • As an actor, Cook has appeared in films since 1997, including Mystery Men, Waiting..., Employee of the Month, Good Luck Chuck, Dan in Real Life, Mr. Brooks, and My Best Friend's Girl.
  • Cook has described himself as being "pretty quiet, pretty introverted, shy" as a child, although he was a "wild child" at home. He overcame his shyness in his junior year of high school when he began acting and doing stand-up comedy.
  • Cook has stated that he does not drink nor do drugs.

(Source: Wikipedia)

"Planes" opens Friday, August 9th.

You can follow Dane on Twitter: @DaneCook

 

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