Jeff Daniels

Jeff Daniels

Feb. 19th, 1955
Born in
Athens, Georgia, USA
6' 3

Jeff Daniels' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Newsroom TV Show
The Newsroom

Main Movie Roles

2015 - The Martian
2015 - Steve Jobs
2014 - Dumb and Dumber To
2012 - Looper
2010 - Howl
2009 - State of Play
2009 - Away We Go
2008 - Space Chimps
2008 - Traitor
2007 - Mama's Boy
2007 - The Lookout
2006 - Infamous
2006 - RV
2005 - Because of Winn-Dixie
2005 - Good Night, and Good Luck
2005 - The Squid and the Whale
2003 - I Witness
2003 - Gods and Generals
2002 - The Hours
2002 - Blood Work
2002 - Super Sucker
2001 - Escanaba in da Moonlight
1999 - My Favorite Martian
1998 - Pleasantville
1997 - Trial and Error
1996 - Fly Away Home
1996 - 101 Dalmatians
1996 - 2 Days in the Valley
1993 - Gettysburg
1991 - The Butcher's Wife
1990 - Arachnophobia
1990 - Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael
1989 - Checking Out
1988 - Sweet Hearts Dance
1987 - Radio Days
1986 - Something Wild
1986 - Heartburn
1985 - The Purple Rose of Cairo
1985 - The Purple Rose of Cairo
1983 - Terms of Endearment
1981 - Ragtime

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Dan Rather
Himself - Guest
Neal Forrester
[Complete List]


Jeffry Warren "Jeff" Daniels is an American actor, musician, and playwright. He founded a nonprofit theater 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, and has been nominated for the Tony Award as Best Actor for the Broadway play God of Carnage (2009), along with his other three castmates.
His film debut was in 1981's Ragtime, and his most recent film is Looper in 2012. For his work, he has received four 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 theater company). He has also received nominations by the Screen Actors Guild, Satellite Awards, and several others for his work in The Squid and the Whale (London Critics Circle Awards, Independent Spirit Awards, Chlotrudis Awards and Gotham Awards). He played Debra Winger’s husband in the 1983 Oscar-winning film Terms of Endearment. Currently, he stars as Will McAvoy in Aaron Sorkin's HBO television series The Newsroom, for which he won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in 2013.


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