Athens, Georgia, USA
Claim to Fame
Something Wild, Speed and Dumb and Dumber
Jeffrey Warren Daniels (born February 19, 1955) is an American actor, musician and playwright whose career includes roles in films, stage productions and on television, for which he has won an Emmy Award and received Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and Tony Award nominations.
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Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, United States (Dropped Out)
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Jeffrey Warren Daniels
Actor, Musician, Playwright, Voice Artist
www.jeffdaniels.com, www.jeffdaniels.com Alma mater [lewis & clark college]
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Jeffrey Warren "Jeff" Daniels (born February 19, 1955) is an American actor, musician, and playwright, whose career includes roles in films, stage productions and on television, for which he has won an Emmy Award and received Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and Tony Award nominations.
Making his film debut in Ragtime (1981), Daniels's film credits include Terms of Endearment (1983), Arachnophobia (1990), Gettysburg (1993), Speed (1994), 101 Dalmatians (1996), Fly Away Home (1996), Pleasantville (1998), The Hours (2002), Good Night, and Good Luck (2005), The Lookout (2007), Infamous (2009), Steve Jobs (2015) and The Martian (2015).
One of his most notable roles is Harry Dunne in the buddy comedy Dumb and Dumber (1994) opposite Jim Carrey, a role he reprised in the 2014 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' work outside of the film industry has received similar acclaim and accolades as to his work on screen. He received a number of award nominations for his work on stage, including a Tony Award nomination for Best Actor for his role in the play God of Carnage. He is the founder and current executive director of the Chelsea, Michigan-based Purple Rose Theatre Company. From 2012-14, 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.
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Entertainment Booking Agency, Fleming Artists
www.behindthevoiceactors.com/Jeff-Daniels/, twitter.com/Jeff_Daniels, www.biography.com/people/jeff-daniels-21090729, www.nndb.com/people/407/000025332/
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