Daniel McInerny

Daniel McInerny

Playwright, Screenwriter, Acting Teacher, Author, Stage Director and Voice Actor

Montclair, Virginia

Member Since:
June 2014
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About Daniel

DANIEL McINERNY is a screenwriter, playwright, and author of fiction for both adults and children. His very first screenplay, a comedy entitled I AM NOT PRINCE HAMLET, garnered him representation by a prominent LA agency. His one-act comedy, BIG CRUSH, was named a finalist in the Arts Club of Washington's 2015 One-Act Play Competition, and his short story, THE DEATHDAY, was a named finalist in the 2017 J.F. Powers Short Fiction Prize sponsored by Dappled Things Quarterly.

By day, Daniel teaches an acting course to high school students entitled "Playing Shakespeare," and with his student players directs one Shakespeare play each year.

With some experience as a voice actor, Daniel is interested in doing more.

Daniel's late father, Ralph McInerny, was the award-winning author of the Father Dowling mystery series, which in the 1980s was adapted into a television series starring Tom Bosley.

Unique traits: Holds a PhD in philosophy and has taught at various universities in the United States. Therefore loves to combine broad comedy with big ideas.


  • Currently my one-act play, BIG CRUSH, is a finalist in the Arts Club of Washington's 2015 One-Act Play Competition


  • University of Notre Dame

  • The Catholic University of America (MA, Philosophy)

  • The Catholic University of America (PhD, Philosophy)

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