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Jeff Daniels

Musician / Playwright / Film Director | * 02/19/1955 (66) | Athens, Georgia (United States of America (USA))
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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 Primetime Emmy Awards and received several Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, and Tony Award nominations. He made his film debut in Miloš Forman's drama Ragtime (1981), and continued to work regularly throughout the 1980s to 1990s in James L. Brooks' Terms of Endearment (1983), Woody Allen's The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985), Mike Nichols' Heartburn (1986) as well as the war epic Gettysburg (1993) and the action film Speed (1994). He found great success in his role in the comedy Dumb and Dumber (1994) opposite Jim Carrey. He also starred in ... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Jeff Daniels

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie 2x Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play

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Movies with Jeff Daniels as Actor(84)

as Mickey2020 Adam
as Joseph Harris2019 Guest Artist
as himself2018 The Russian Five
as William J. Donovan2018 The Catcher Was a Spy
as The Emperor2018 The Emperor's Newest Clothes
as David2016 Allegiant
as Teddy Sanders2016 Ares III: Refocused
as Narrator2015 Of Miracles and Men
as John Sculley2015 Steve Jobs
as Teddy Sanders2015 The Martian
as Harry Dunne2014 Dumb and Dumber To
as Abe2012 Looper
as Professor David Kirk2010 Howl
as Arlen Faber2009 The Answer Man
as Richard Dunn2009 Paper Man
as Senator George Fergus2009 State of Play
as Jerry Farlander2009 Away We Go
as Dan Miller2008 Sweet Nothing in My Ear
as Carter2008 Traitor
as Zartog (voice)2008 Space Chimps
as Lewis2007 The Lookout
as Narrator2007 A Plumm Summer
as Mert Rosenbloom2007 Mama's Boy
as Travis Gornicke2006 RV
as Alvin Dewey2006 Infamous
as Preacher2005 Because of Winn-Dixie
as Sig Mickelson2005 Good Night, and Good Luck.
as Bernard Berkman2005 The Squid and the Whale
as Ben Travis2004 Imaginary Heroes
as Elliot Garfield2004 The Goodbye Girl
as James Rhodes2003 I Witness
as Lt. Col. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain2003 Gods and Generals
as Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)2003 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley
as Jasper 'Buddy' Noone2002 Blood Work
as Louis Waters2002 The Hours
as Fred Barlow2002 Super Sucker
as Rueben Soady2001 Escanaba in da Moonlight
as Ed Saxon2001 Chasing Sleep
as Gen. George Washington2000 The Crossing
as Dr. Gerard Plecki2000 Cheaters
as Tim O'Hara1999 My Favorite Martian
as Warren Harding1999 It's the Rage
as Bill Johnson1998 Pleasantville
as Charles 'Charlie' Tuttle1997 Trial and Error
as Roger Dearly1996 101 Dalmatians
as Thomas 'Tom' Alden1996 Fly Away Home
as Alvin Strayer1996 2 Days in the Valley
as Lyman Fellers1995 Redwood Curtain
as Harry Dunne1994 Dumb and Dumber
as Harold 'Harry' Temple1994 Speed
as Jonathan Garson1993 Rain Without Thunder
as Col. Joshua Chamberlain1993 Gettysburg
as Willis Embry1992 There Goes the Neighborhood
as Ben Wilson1992 Timescape
as Dr. Alex Tremor1991 The Butcher's Wife
as Paul Weaver1990 Love Hurts
as Dr. Ross Jennings1990 Arachnophobia
as Ray Macklin1989 Checking Out
as Mike Cooper1989 No Place Like Home
as Lt. Steve Maryk1988 The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial
as Sam Manners1988 Sweet Hearts Dance
as Biff Baxter1987 Radio Days
as Charles Driggs1986 Something Wild
as Richard1986 Heartburn
as Eddie Sisk1985 Marie
as Tom Baxter / Gil Shepherd1985 The Purple Rose of Cairo
as Francis Ryan1983 An Invasion of Privacy
as Flap Horton1983 Terms of Endearment
as Jed Jenkins1982 Fifth Of July
as P.C. O'Donnel1981 Ragtime
as Self - Narrator??? The Three-Sided Mirror

TV Shows/Series with Jeff Daniels as Actor(23)

as Del Harris2021 American Rust
as Ernest Hemingway (voice)2021 Hemingway
as Self - Narrator2020 Washington
as James Comey2020 The Comey Rule
as Will McAvoy2012 The Newsroom
as Frank Griffin2008 Eleventh Hour
as Guest Caller - Doug1993 Frasier
as Jim1987 Trying Times
as Chaplain1980 A Rumor of War
as Himself - Host1975 Saturday Night Live

Movies with Jeff Daniels as Crew(5)

Production/Producer2019 Guest Artist
Writing/Writer2019 Guest Artist
Directing/Director2002 Super Sucker
Writing/Writer2002 Super Sucker
Directing/Director2001 Escanaba in da Moonlight

TV Shows/Series with Jeff Daniels as Crew(2)

Production/Executive Producer2021 American Rust

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Jeff Daniels
Born: Saturday, 02/19 1955 (February) in Athens, Georgia (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 66 years + 212 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Central Michigan University, Eastern Michigan University
Other names for Jeff Daniels (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Jeffrey Warren Daniels"
Jeff Daniels frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (34x, Actor)
Bill Hader (25x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (20x, Actress)
Maya Rudolph (15x, Actress)
Will Forte (15x, Actor)
Alec Baldwin (14x, Actor)
Tom Hanks (13x, Actor)
Martin Short (13x, Actor)
Scarlett Johansson (12x, Actress)
Charlize Theron (11x, Actress)
Jon Stewart (11x, Actor)
Woody Allen (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:767, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/17/2021