Danny Rubin (born 1957) is an American screenwriter and playwright. He co-wrote with Harold Ramis the screenplay for the comedy film Groundhog Day (1993), for which the two received a BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay.
Rubin received a B.A. in biology from Brown University and a M.A. in radio, television, and film from Northwestern University. He has taught screenwriting at numerous universities and lectured on the topic at academic conferences since 1995. He is currently a Briggs-Copeland Lecturer on English at Harvard University.
Rubin is Jewish.
- Saturn Award for Best writing 1994: Groundhog Day
- Tony Award for Best Book 2017: Groundhog Day-The Musical
- BAFTA Film Award for Best Screenplay 1994: Groundhog Day
- ALFS Award for screenwriter of the year 1994: Groundhog Day
- How To Write "Groundhog Day", Boston: Triad Publishing (2012) Currently available on Nook, iTunes Store, and Kindle Store platforms.