Dan Komar is an Australian actor, writer and director. He is best known for his roles in the ABC comedy series Summer Heights High and the hit Australian drama series Offspring.
Dan Komar was born in Sydney in 1982. He began his acting career in the mid-90s as a teenager, appearing in a number of television shows such as Home and Away, All Saints and Blue Heelers. He also featured in the movie The Castle in 1997.
Komar went on to attend the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney, where he graduated in 2006 with a degree in acting. After graduating, Komar began to appear regularly in film and television productions. He had roles in the Australian drama series Underbelly and in the movie The Last Confession of Alexander Pearce.
In 2008, Komar was cast as Jonah Takalua in the ABC comedy series Summer Heights High. The show became a huge success, turning Komar into a household name in Australia. His performance was critically acclaimed and he won the AACTA Award for Best Lead Actor in a Television Drama in 2009.
Komar went on to land roles in other popular television shows such as Offspring, House Husbands and Neighbours. He also appeared in the film The Sapphires in 2012.
In recent years, Komar has also ventured into directing. He wrote and directed the short film, The Big House, which went on to win several awards at film festivals around the world.
Komar is currently working on several projects, both on screen and off. He continues to perform on stage and on screen, as well as writing and directing his own works. He is a talented actor and director, and one of Australia’s best known stars.