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American actor, musician and playwright

Jeff Daniels is ...

Alive
Born 19 Feb 1955 in Athens
Age64 years, 11 months
Correction?
Jeff Daniels
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Jeff Daniels at the PaleyFest 2013 panel on the TV show "The Newsroom"

About Jeff Daniels

Jeffrey Warren Daniels (born February 19, 1955) is an American actor, musician, and playwright whose career includes roles in films, stage productions, and television, for which he has won two Emmy Awards and received several Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, and Tony Award nominations. He made his film debut in Ragtime (1981), and amassed such additional credits as Terms of Endearment (1983), Arachnophobia (1990), Gettysburg (1993), Speed (1994), 101 Dalmatians (1996), Fly Away Home (1996), Pleasantville (1998), The Hours (2002), Gods and Generals (2003), Good Night, and Good Luck (2005), Infamous (2006), The Lookout (2007), Looper (2012), Steve Jobs (2015), and The Martian (2015). Daniels is also known for playing Harry Dunne in the buddy comedy Dumb and Dumber (1994) and its sequel Dumb and Dumber To (2014). He received Golden Globe Award nominations for Best Actor for his performances in The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985), Something Wild (1986), and The Squid and the Whale (2005). Daniels has also received a number of award nominations for his work on stage, including Tony Award nominations for Best Actor for his roles in the plays God of Carnage, Blackbird and To Kill a Mockingbird. He is the founder and current executive director of the Chelsea, Michigan–based Purple Rose Theatre Company. From 2012 to 2014, Daniels starred as Will McAvoy in the HBO political drama series The Newsroom, for which he won the 2013 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series and received Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. He won a second Primetime Emmy Award in 2018 for his supporting performance in the Netflix miniseries Godless (2017) and an additional nomination that year for his leading performance as John P. O'Neill in the Hulu miniseries The Looming Tower (2018).

Films

Jeff Daniels has worked on the following films:

Dumb and Dumber To
2014 film by Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly
2014
The Divergent Series: Allegiant
2016 American science fiction adventure film
2016
Speed
1994 American action-thriller film
1994
The Hours
2002 drama film
2002
Dumb and Dumber
1994 American buddy comedy film
1994
Gods and Generals
2003 film by Ronald F. Maxwell
2003
Pleasantville
1998 American fantasy comedy-drama film
1998
Good Night, and Good Luck.
2005 film by George Clooney
2006
Terms of Endearment
1983 drama film
1983
Arachnophobia
1990 film by Frank Marshall
1990
101 Dalmatians
1996 Walt Disney Productions film
1996
Gettysburg
1993 film by Ronald F. Maxwell
1993
Ragtime
1981 film by Miloš Forman
1981
The Player
1992 film by Robert Altman
1992
The Purple Rose of Cairo
1985 film by Woody Allen
1985
Infamous
2006 film by Douglas McGrath
2006
Fly Away Home
1996 drama and comedy family-oriented film
1996
The Squid and the Whale
2005 film by Noah Baumbach
2005
There Goes the Neighborhood
1992 film by Bill Phillips
1992
RV
2006 film by Barry Sonnenfeld
2006
Howl
2010 film by Jeffrey Friedman, Rob Epstein
2010
A Plumm Summer
2007 film by The Hollywood Reporter
2007
Radio Days
1987 film by Woody Allen
1987
Because of Winn-Dixie
2005 film by Wayne Wang
2005
Space Chimps
2008 film by Kirk DeMicco
2008
The Catcher Was a Spy
2018 American film by Ben Lewin
2018
My Favorite Martian
1999 comic science fiction film
1999
Rain Without Thunder
1993
The Lookout
2007 film by Scott Frank
2007
Away We Go
2009 film by Sam Mendes
2009
Heartburn
1986 film by Mike Nichols
1986
The House on Carroll Street
1988 American thriller film
1988
Traitor
2008 thriller movie
2008
Something Wild
1986 film by Jonathan Demme
1986
Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael
1990 film by Jim Abrahams
1990
Timescape
1992 film by David Twohy
1992
2 Days in the Valley
1996 film by John Herzfeld
1996
Imaginary Heroes
2004 film by Dan Harris
2004
Paper Man
2009 independent comedy-drama film
2009
Blood Work
2002 film by Clint Eastwood
2002
Chasing Sleep
2000
Sweet Hearts Dance
1988 film by Robert Greenwald
1988
The Butcher's Wife
1991 film by Terry Hughes
1991
Trial and Error
1997 film by Jonathan Lynn
1997
Escanaba in da Moonlight
2001 film by Jeff Daniels
2001
The Answer Man
2009 film by John Hindman
2009
Marie
1985 film about Marie Ragghianti
1985
Mama's Boy
2007 film by Tim Hamilton
2007
It's the Rage
1999 film by James D. Stern
1999
I Witness
human rights themed thriller film
2003
Checking Out
1989 film by David Leland
1989
Love Hurts
1990 film by Bud Yorkin
1990
Quad
2013 drama film
2013
The Long Way Home: Making the Martian
2016 film by Charles de Lauzirika
2016

Notable work

Jeff Daniels has been celebrated for these works: