Daniel "Danny" Leiner (May 13, 1961 – October 18, 2018) was an American movie director. His credits include The Great New Wonderful, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, Dude, Where's My Car?, Layin' Low, and Time Expired.
Leiner also directed a wide range of television, including Arrested Development, Everwood, Gilmore Girls, Freaks and Geeks, Sports Night, Felicity, Action, The Tick, MTV's Austin Stories and HBO's The Mind of the Married Man, The Sopranos, and How to Make It in America. He also directed an episode of The Office entitled "WUPHF.com."
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- Danny Leiner, Director of 'Dude, Where's My Car?' and 'Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle,' Dies at 57