Daniel W. \"Danny\" Strong is an American actor and writer in film and television. As an actor, Strong is best known for his roles as Jonathan Levinson in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Doyle McMaster in Gilmore Girls. He also wrote the screenplays for Recount, the HBO adaptation Game Change, Lee Daniels' The Butler, and the two-part finale of The Hunger Games film trilogy, Mockingjay – Part 1 and Mockingjay – Part 2. Strong also is a co-creator and writer for the Fox series Empire.
Strong has won two Emmy Awards, two Writers Guild of America Awards, a Producers Guild of America Award and a Golden Globe Award.