Danny Torrance

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Daniel Anthony Torrance is a fictional character that first appears in the 1977 novel The Shining by Stephen King as a child with psychic powers called "the shining".wikipedia
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The Shining (film)

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The character also appears in the 1980 film adaptation The Shining and was played by Danny Lloyd.
Wintering over with Jack are his wife, Wendy Torrance (Duvall) and young son, Danny Torrance (Lloyd).

The Shining (novel)

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Daniel Anthony Torrance is a fictional character that first appears in the 1977 novel The Shining by Stephen King as a child with psychic powers called "the shining". His parents are father Jack Torrance and mother Wendy Torrance.
His family accompanies him on this job, including his young son Danny Torrance, who possesses "the shining", an array of psychic abilities that allow Danny to see the hotel's horrific past.

Danny Lloyd

The character also appears in the 1980 film adaptation The Shining and was played by Danny Lloyd.
Danny Lloyd (born October 13, 1972) is an American teacher and former child actor best known for his role as Danny Torrance in the horror film The Shining (1980), an adaptation of Stephen King's 1977 novel of the same name.

The Shining (miniseries)

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The character also appears in the 1997 TV miniseries The Shining and was played by Courtland Mead.
The 1997 adaptation stars Steven Weber as Jack Torrance; Rebecca De Mornay as Jack's wife Wendy; Courtland Mead and Wil Horneff as different-aged versions of Danny Torrance; and Melvin Van Peebles as Dick Hallorann.

Jack Torrance

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His parents are father Jack Torrance and mother Wendy Torrance.
Later, his drinking nearly ends his marriage to his wife, Wendy, after he breaks his son Danny’s arm in a blind rage.

Doctor Sleep (2019 film)

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Warner Bros. Pictures produced a film adaptation of the novel with actor Ewan McGregor playing the adult Danny Torrance.
It stars Ewan McGregor as Danny Torrance, a man with psychic abilities who struggles with childhood trauma.

Doctor Sleep (novel)

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In 2013, Stephen King released the novel Doctor Sleep, a sequel to the 1977 novel that features an adult Danny Torrance as the protagonist.
Following the events of The Shining, after receiving a settlement from the owners of the Overlook Hotel, Danny Torrance remains psychologically traumatized as his mother Wendy slowly recovers from her injuries.

Ewan McGregor

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Warner Bros. Pictures produced a film adaptation of the novel with actor Ewan McGregor playing the adult Danny Torrance.
Some of his best known roles include heroin addict Mark Renton in the drama films Trainspotting (1996) and T2 Trainspotting (2017), Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999–2005), poet Christian in the musical film Moulin Rouge! (2001), young Edward Bloom in Big Fish (2003), Rodney Copperbottom in Robots (2005), Camerlengo Father Patrick McKenna in Angels and Demons (2009), "the ghost" in Roman Polanski's political thriller The Ghost Writer (2010), Dr. Alfred Jones in the romantic comedy-drama Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011), Lumière in the live-action adaptation of the musical romantic fantasy Beauty and the Beast (2017), the adult version of the titular character in the fantasy comedy-drama Christopher Robin (2018) and the adult version of Dan Torrance in the horror film Doctor Sleep (2019).

Dick Hallorann

In the novel The Shining, Danny shares his power of "the shining" with several strangers, where in the film adaptation, he is secretive about it, even when sharing with Dick Hallorann.
He comes across another young boy with this ability named Danny Torrance, and learns that the spirits of the Hotel have taken over Danny's father, Jack.

Stephen King

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Daniel Anthony Torrance is a fictional character that first appears in the 1977 novel The Shining by Stephen King as a child with psychic powers called "the shining". Danny Torrance in The Shining is one of several child characters in Stephen King's early fiction who deal with parental abandonment or the fear of it; other characters include Carrie White in Carrie and Charlene "Charlie" McGee in Firestarter.

Courtland Mead

The character also appears in the 1997 TV miniseries The Shining and was played by Courtland Mead.

Carrie White

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Danny Torrance in The Shining is one of several child characters in Stephen King's early fiction who deal with parental abandonment or the fear of it; other characters include Carrie White in Carrie and Charlene "Charlie" McGee in Firestarter.

Carrie (novel)

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Danny Torrance in The Shining is one of several child characters in Stephen King's early fiction who deal with parental abandonment or the fear of it; other characters include Carrie White in Carrie and Charlene "Charlie" McGee in Firestarter.

Firestarter (novel)

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Danny Torrance in The Shining is one of several child characters in Stephen King's early fiction who deal with parental abandonment or the fear of it; other characters include Carrie White in Carrie and Charlene "Charlie" McGee in Firestarter.

Shirley Jackson

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Author Dale Bailey, writing about haunted houses, said King's writing of Danny, a psychic in a haunted setting, borrowed the link made by Shirley Jackson and Richard Matheson in their works.

Richard Matheson

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Author Dale Bailey, writing about haunted houses, said King's writing of Danny, a psychic in a haunted setting, borrowed the link made by Shirley Jackson and Richard Matheson in their works.

Imaginary friend

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Danny has an "imaginary friend" Tony that warns him of danger and has been portrayed in different ways.

The Dissolve

The Dissolve said King's novel suggests Tony as "a part of Danny, a piece of future adult potential made manifest".

The Guardian

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The Guardian said of the portrayal of Danny, "It... captures the reality of a recovering alcoholic, a state with which King is intimately familiar."

Room 237

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His wife Wendy and son Danny accompany him for the season, the child exhibiting a psychic power called "the shining".

Spit It Out (Slipknot song)

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The music video for "Spit It Out" was directed by Thomas Mignone and consists of cuts between a live performance of the song and a band homage of the 1980 horror film The Shining, with Joey Jordison as Danny Torrance; Shawn Crahan and Chris Fehn as the Grady twins; Corey Taylor as Jack Torrance; Mick Thomson as Lloyd the Bartender; Paul Gray as Harry Derwent; Anthony Stevens as Roger; Craig Jones as Dick Hallorann; James Root as Wendy Torrance; and Sid Wilson as Lorraine Massey.

Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers

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Other references outside the narrative diegeses of the series include the names of characters, such as John and Debra Strode (referencing John Carpenter and Debra Hill), as well as the naming of Danny Strode, a character Farrands has said was modeled after Danny Torrance in The Shining (1980).

Three Kings (Family Guy)

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Back in Peter's study, Peter begins to describe the iconic sequence in The Shining in which Danny Torrance steers his tricycle through the halls, asking "Can't you see Stewie doing that?"