|Screenwrtiter, TV producer|
|Appears on/involved with:||The Drew Carey Show|
|Job on series|
Dan O'Keefe (born 1968) is a writer and producer, best known for his writing for Seinfeld, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Drew Carey Show, The League and Silicon Valley. Dan served as a producer, co-producer, and executive producer in a total of 92 episodes in Seasons 4 - 8. He also was involved in the writing of 16 episodes in Seasons 4 through 8, beginning with the episode "Cain and Mabe" (episode #6). He wrote the teleplay for the episode "Good Vibrations" (episode #24) and the story for the Season 7 episode "Look Mom, One Hand!" (episode
O'Keefe is responsible for popularizing the holiday Festivus on the 1997 Seinfeld episode "The Strike". Festivus had been invented by O'Keefe's father, editor and author Daniel O'Keefe, in the 1960s.
In 2005, Dan O'Keefe published an official book about the holiday and its history, titled The Real Festivus.
- ↑ "Festivus 2009: Holiday creator Dan O'Keefe takes your questions". The Washington Post. December 21, 2009.
- ↑ http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/nytimes/obituary.aspx?pid=159946083
- ↑ O'Keefe, Dan. The Real Festivus. Perigee, 2005.