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Dan's career has spanned over thirty years, and during this time, he has directed a significant number of popular primetime television shows, such as Miami Vice, Beverly Hills, 90210, The Sopranos, The Wire, Six Feet Under, Entourage, and Deadwood. He has received two Emmy Award nominations for his directing of Entourage.
He was a regular director for Alias, and has directed two episodes of Lost. In 2001, his son David Attias killed four people that were in his vehicle in the Isla Vista Massacre. A civil case was brought against Dan and his wife, Diane, for recklessly permitting David to drive their 1991 Saab 9000.