|Behind the scenes|
|First appearance||The Stranger|
|Last appearance||The Beginning|
Dan Berenson is Rachel's father and works as news anchor.
Of any of his daughters, Dan was closest with Rachel. When he had to relocate for his job, he offered offered Rachel the opportunity to stay with him and fly back every weekend to see her mother and sisters. Rachel decided to decline.
- On the Animorphs television series, Dan is named Don.
- Dan is first mentioned by name in Book 7.
- In Megamorphs #4, Rachel says her father is Jewish.