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Danny Woodburn
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Danny Woodburn is a performer on stage, film, television, and the comedy club circuit. He is a veteran of over 120 television appearances with regular and recurring roles on numerous popular shows Most notably, Danny is known for Mickey Abbott, the volatile but lovable friend of Kramer’s on NBC’s emmy-winning, history making show, Seinfeld. Recently, he completed his 20th film. During his career he’s worked with such talents as Robin Williams, Danny Devito, Edward Norton, Harvey Fierstein, Kathy Baker, Mila Kunis, Ted Danson, Angela Landsbury, James Earl Jones, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Liza Minnelli, Shirley MacLaine, Glenn Close, James Garner, and Mickey Rooney. He has had many opportunities to speak on disability issues and raise awareness of the continued derogatory and dehumanizing treatment of Little People in society and the media, using his skill as a comedian in the club circuit, an interviewee in TV and Film, (CBS Sunday Morning, MSNBC, A&E’s Biography, Access Hollywood, CinemAbility -- documentary), and as an orator at awareness events and fund-raisers; Little People’s Research Fund, The Inclusion Network of Cincinnati, California RespectAbility Coalition, and the Disability Rights Legal Center. While serving on the Screen Actors Guild Performers With Disabilities committee he helped negotiate better terms for disabled actors in the recent contract talks. In 2009 he received Congressional recognition via the DRLC DREAM Award. In 2010 he received the Screen Actors Guild Harold Russell Award.

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If You Don't Really Mean Inclusion -- Shut the F%&# Up!

(38) Comments | Posted February 3, 2016 | 3:55 PM

Racism! Sexism! Ageism! Ethno-male-white-euro-centrism. These are all very important topics when it comes to diversity and inclusion. The serious nature of these discussions is paramount to an equal society that represents and treats all people fairly. Anyone see who's missing from this list? Here's a hint. We make up twenty...

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We're Coming for You, Rosie: Chelsea and Rosie's Tiny Thoughts

(51) Comments | Posted February 16, 2012 | 2:07 PM

You can see by my headline this is an article about -- smallness. I can speak from experience on this because I have a dwarfism and one of the things that come along with that is short stature. I am (my college height) 4' tall. And, apparently, at 47, the...

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