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Jeff Daniels

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

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Feb 19, 1955 In Athens, Georgia, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie La serie Divergente: Ascendente 2017-06-09
Known For
Poster of The Newsroom
Poster of Paper Man
Poster of La sombra del poder
Poster of Escanaba in da Moonlight
Movie La serie Divergente: Ascendente David 2017-06-09
Movie La serie Divergente: Leal David 2016-03-09
Movie Of Miracles and Men Narrator 2015-02-08
Movie Marte Teddy Sanders 2015-09-30
Movie Steve Jobs John Sculley 2015-10-09
Movie Dos tontos todavía más tontos Harry Dunne 2014-11-12
Series The Newsroom Will McAvoy 2012-06-24
Movie Looper Abe 2012-09-26
Movie Howl Professor David Kirk 2010-08-26
Movie Paper Man Richard Dunn 2009-06-15
Movie La sombra del poder Senator George Fergus 2009-04-17
Movie Arlen Faber Arlen Faber 2009-01-18
Movie Un Lugar Donde Quedarse Jerry Farlander 2009-06-05
Movie Sweet Nothing in My Ear Dan Miller 2008-01-01
Movie Space Chimps. Misión espacial Zartog 2008-07-17
Movie Traidor Carter 2008-08-23
Movie The Lookout Lewis 2007-03-09
Movie A Plumm Summer Narrator 2007-01-01
Movie Mama's Boy Mert Rosenbloom 2007-12-14
Movie ¡Vaya vacaciones! Travis Gornicke 2006-04-28
Movie Historia de un crimen Alvin Dewey 2006-11-16
Movie Mi mejor amigo Preacher 2005-02-18
Movie Buenas noches, y buena suerte Sig Mickelson 2005-09-16
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Movie Una historia de Brooklyn Bernard Berkman 2005-10-05
Movie Héroes imaginarios Ben Travis 2004-09-14
Movie The Goodbye Girl Elliot Garfield 2004-01-16
Movie Las cinco personas que conoces en el cielo Blue Man 2004-12-05
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie I Witness James Rhodes 2003-04-13
Movie Dioses y generales Lt. Col. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain 2003-02-21
Movie Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley Himself (archive footage) (uncredited) 2003-10-26
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Deuda de sangre Jasper 'Buddy' Noone 2002-08-04
Movie Las horas Louis Waters 2002-12-27
Movie Escanaba in da Moonlight Rueben Soady 2001-01-26
Movie Reglas del juego Dr. Gerard Plecki 2000-05-20
Movie George Washington, La Leyenda Gen. George Washington 2000-01-10
Movie La pesadilla Ed Saxon 2000-09-08
Movie Mi marciano favorito Tim O'Hara 1999-02-11
Movie All the Rage Warren Harding 1999-09-11
Movie Pleasantville Bill Johnson 1998-09-17
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie No pierdas el juicio Charles 'Charlie' Tuttle 1997-05-30
Series Las noticias de Jon Stewart Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Dos días en el valle Alvin Strayer 1996-09-11
Movie 101 dálmatas, más vivos que nunca Roger 1996-11-17
Movie Volando libre Thomas 'Tom' Alden 1996-09-13
Movie Redwood Curtain Lyman Fellers 1995-01-01
Movie Speed: Máxima potencia Harold 'Harry' Temple 1994-06-09
Movie Dos tontos muy tontos Harry Dune 1994-12-16
Movie Rain Without Thunder Jonathan Garson 1993-02-05
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Movie Gettysburg Col. Joshua Chamberlain 1993-10-08
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Huida a través del tiempo Ben Wilson 1992-05-09
Movie ¿Dónde está la pasta? Willis Embry 1992-10-30
Movie Una bruja en Nueva York Dr. Alex Tremor 1991-10-25
Movie Aracnofobia Dr. Ross Jennings 1990-08-09
Movie Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael Denton Webb 1990-10-12
Movie Love Hurts Paul Weaver 1990-11-09
Movie Checking Out Ray Macklin 1989-04-21
Movie No Place Like Home Mike Cooper 1989-12-03
Movie The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Lt. Steve Maryk 1988-05-08
Movie La casa de Carroll Street Cochran 1988-03-04
Movie Sweet Hearts Dance Sam Manners 1988-09-23
Movie Días de radio Biff Baxter 1987-01-30
Movie Se acabó el pastel Richard 1986-07-25
Movie Algo salvaje Charles Driggs 1986-11-07
Movie La rosa púrpura del Cairo Tom Baxter / Gil Shepherd 1985-03-01
Movie Marie Eddie Sisk 1985-09-27
Movie La fuerza del cariño Flap Horton 1983-11-20
Movie Ragtime P.C. O'Donnel 1981-11-20
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Hawaii Five-O Unknown 1968-09-20
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24