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Jeff Daniels

1955-02-19 Athens, Georgia, USA

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Jeffrey Warren "Jeff" Daniels (born February 19, 1955) is an American actor, musician and playwright. He founded a non-profit theatre company, the Purple Rose Theatre Company, in his home state of Michigan. He has performed in a number of stage productions, both on and off Broadway. He has been nominated for the Tony Award as Best Actor for the Broadway play God of Carnage (2009), along with his other three cast-mates. He has had a thriving film career, from his debut in 1981 in Ragtime, through State of Play in 2009. For his film work, he has received three Golden Globe Award nominations, including as Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy/Musical for Woody Allen's The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985) (hence the name of his theatre company). He has also received nominations by the Screen Actors Guild, Satellite Awards, and several for his work in The Squid and the Whale (London Critics Circle Awards, Independent Spirit Awards, Chlotrudis Awards and Gotham Awards). Description above from the Wikipedia article Jeff Daniels, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia


Guest Artist Joseph Harris 2019-02-07
The Catcher Was a Spy William J. Donovan 2018-06-22
The Emperor's Newest Clothes The Emperor 2018-11-15
The Russian Five Himself 2018-04-11
Allegiant David 2016-03-09
Ares III: Refocused Teddy Sanders 2016-01-12
"That's Awesome!": The Story of 'Dumb and Dumber To' Self 2015-02-17
Steve Jobs John Sculley 2015-10-09
The Martian Teddy Sanders 2015-09-30
Of Miracles and Men Narrator 2015-02-08
Dumb and Dumber To Harry Dunne 2014-11-12
Looper Abe 2012-09-26
Howl Professor David Kirk 2010-08-26
Arlen Faber Arlen Faber 2009-01-18
State of Play Senator George Fergus 2009-04-17
Paper Man Richard Dunn 2009-06-15
Away We Go Jerry Farlander 2009-06-05
Sweet Nothing in My Ear Dan Miller 2008-04-20
Traitor Carter 2008-08-23
Space Chimps Zartog (voice) 2008-07-17
The Lookout Lewis 2007-03-09
Mama's Boy Mert Rosenbloom 2007-12-14
A Plumm Summer Narrator 2007-01-01
Robin Williams: A Family Affair Self 2006-08-15
RV Nation: The Culture of Road Warriors Self 2006-08-15
RV Travis Gornicke 2006-04-28
Still Dumb After All These Years Self 2006-01-03
Barry Sonnenfeld: The Kosher Cowboy Self 2006-08-15
Infamous Alvin Dewey 2006-09-11
Good Night, and Good Luck. Sig Mickelson 2005-09-16
Because of Winn-Dixie Preacher 2005-02-18
The Squid and the Whale Bernard Berkman 2005-10-05
The Five People You Meet In Heaven Blue Man 2004-12-05
Imaginary Heroes Ben Travis 2004-09-14
The Goodbye Girl Elliot Garfield 2004-01-16
I Witness James Rhodes 2003-04-13
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley Himself (archive footage) (uncredited) 2003-10-26
Gods and Generals Lt. Col. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain 2003-02-21
The Hours Louis Waters 2002-12-27
Super Sucker Fred Barlow 2002-02-24
Blood Work Jasper 'Buddy' Noone 2002-08-04
Chasing Sleep Ed Saxon 2001-05-17
Escanaba in da Moonlight Rueben Soady 2001-01-26
Cheaters Dr. Gerard Plecki 2000-05-20
The Crossing Gen. George Washington 2000-01-10
Saturday Night Live: A Tribute to Chris Farley 2000-04-05
My Favorite Martian Tim O'Hara 1999-02-11
It's the Rage Warren Harding 1999-09-11
Pleasantville Bill Johnson 1998-09-17
Trial and Error Charles 'Charlie' Tuttle 1997-05-30
101 Dalmatians Roger Dearly 1996-11-17
Fly Away Home Thomas 'Tom' Alden 1996-09-13
2 Days in the Valley Alvin Strayer 1996-09-11
Redwood Curtain Lyman Fellers 1995-01-01
Speed Harold 'Harry' Temple 1994-06-09
Dumb and Dumber Harry Dunne 1994-12-16
Gettysburg Col. Joshua Chamberlain 1993-10-08
Rain Without Thunder Jonathan Garson 1993-02-05
Timescape Ben Wilson 1992-05-09
There Goes the Neighborhood Willis Embry 1992-10-30
Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story Tom Noonan 1992-09-12
The Butcher's Wife Dr. Alex Tremor 1991-10-25
Arachnophobia Dr. Ross Jennings 1990-07-20
Love Hurts Paul Weaver 1990-11-09
Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael Denton Webb 1990-10-12
No Place Like Home Mike Cooper 1989-12-03
Checking Out Ray Macklin 1989-04-21
The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Lt. Steve Maryk 1988-05-08
The House on Carroll Street Cochran 1988-03-04
Sweet Hearts Dance Sam Manners 1988-09-23
Radio Days Biff Baxter 1987-01-30
Heartburn Richard 1986-07-25
Something Wild Charles Driggs 1986-11-07
Marie Eddie Sisk 1985-09-27
The Purple Rose of Cairo Tom Baxter / Gil Shepherd 1985-03-01
Terms of Endearment Flap Horton 1983-11-20
An Invasion of Privacy Francis Ryan 1983-01-12
Fifth Of July Jed Jenkins 1982-03-09
Ragtime P.C. O'Donnel 1981-11-20