Dan O’Hare was the first person born to permanent residents of Ocean Pines, Maryland. After high school and some college, Dan knocked around Europe for a while, then lived in Ireland as an illegal immigrant, and then spent a year as a drifter while living out of his car and seeing the USA. He settled in New York City for 14 years before heading back to the Eastern Shore, where he currently lives on 44 acres of spiders situated on the Wicomico River.
Dan is currently a Realtor, but has worked professionally as a clown, carpenter, actor, writer, cowboy, bouncer, cook, dishwasher, bartender, waiter, manager, and commercial producer. He has owned or had partnerships in 5 small businesses. Additionally, he is an independent filmmaker and documentarian, has produced theater, was an amateur baseball writer, coaches high school lacrosse, and is a judge in the Ocean City Film Festival. In his free time Dan is a gardener, responsible whiskey philosopher, bad poet, inferior fisherman, reader of books, believer in science, and inventor of religions.