Daniel Zelman

Born Jun 16, 1967

Daniel Zelman is an American actor, screenwriter and television producer. He was married to Debra Messing 2000 to 2011. The couple have a son, Roman Walker Zelman, born in 2004. Zelman is an executive producer on the FX drama series Damages, which he co-created. Todd A. Kessler, Glenn Kessler and Zelman were nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series for their work on the Damages pilot episode "Get Me A Lawyer".… Read More

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1967 Birth Born on June 11, 1967.


2000 33 Years Old Zelman met former Will & Grace star Debra Messing at New York University when they were both students. Zelman and Messing married in 2000 and have a son, Roman Walker Zelman, who was born in 2004.


2011 44 Years Old On December 20, 2011, it was announced that Zelman and Messing were ending their 11 year marriage.
2012 45 Years Old Messing filed for divorce on June 5, 2012.
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