Jeff Daniels Biography

Birthday: 1955-02-19
Place of Birth: Athens, Georgia USA
Height: 6' 3" (1.91 m)
Wiki Biography: Actor Jeff Daniels was born in Athens, Georgia but raised in Chelsea, Michigan, where his father Robert owns The Chelsea Lumber Company. He attended Central Michigan University, but became involved in acting and dropped out to pursue a career as an actor. Daniels made his feature film debut in Milos Forman's Ragtime (1981). Daniels went on to prove himself to be one of Hollywood's most reliable and versatile actors with roles in successes such as Terms of Endearment (1983), The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985), Something Wild (1986), Arachnophobia (1990), Dumb & Dumber (1994), Pleasantville (1998), The Hours (2002) and Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005), to name a few. Alongside screen work, Daniels has many stage credits to his name and is the founder of The Purple Rose Theater Company in Chelsea, Michigan. He is also a musician and songwriter and has recorded two albums. Daniels is married to his childhood sweetheart, Kathleen Treado and they have three children.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
My Favorite Martian Tim O'Hara 1963 - 1966 Comedy
Trying Times 1987 Comedy
There Goes The Neighborhood 1992 Comedy
Dumb and Dumber Harry Dunne 1994 Comedy
Mama's Boy Mert Rosenbloom 2007 Comedy
State of Play Rep. George Fergus 2009 Drama
Marie Eddie Sisk 2012
The Newsroom (2012) Will McAvoy 2012 Drama
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Cheaters Dr. Gerald Piecki 1945
Paper Man Richard Dunn 1971 Game Show, Sport
Speed Det. Harold 'Harry' Temple 1980 Drama, 0
Terms of Endearment Flap Horton 1983
Marie Eddie Sisk 1985
The Purple Rose of Cairo Tom Baxter 1985 Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Something Wild 1986 Comedy, 0
Heartburn Richard 1986 Comedy, Drama
Sweet Hearts Dance Sam Manners 1988 0, Biography
The House on Carroll Street Cochran 1988 Drama, Thriller
Checking Out Ray Macklin 1989 Comedy
Arachnophobia Dr. Ross Jennings 1990 Comedy, Sci Fi, Thriller
Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael 1990 Drama, Comedy
Love Hurts Paul Weaver 1990 Comedy, Drama
The Butcher's Wife Alex 1991
Timescape Ben Wilson 1992 Mystery
There Goes the Neighborhood 1992 Comedy, Crime, Romance
Gettysburg Col. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain 1993 0, 0, Romance
Rain Without Thunder 1993 Drama, Sci Fi
Dumb & Dumber Harry Dunne 1994
101 Dalmatians Roger 1996 0, 0
Fly Away Home 1996 0, 0
2 Days in the Valley Alvin Strayer 1996 0, Comedy
Trial and Error 1997 Comedy, Romance
Pleasantville Bill Johnson 1998 0, 0
My Favorite Martian Tim O'Hara 1999 Comedy, Sci Fi
Cheaters Dr. Gerald Piecki 2000
It's the Rage Warren Harding 2000
Chasing Sleep 2001 Reality Tv
Escanaba in da Moonlight 2001
Super Sucker 2002
Blood Work Jasper 'Buddy' Noone 2002 Comedy, Game Show, 0
I Witness James Rhodes 2003 Drama, Action, Thriller
The Squid and the Whale Bernard Berkman 2005 0
Good Night, and Good Luck. Sig Mickelson 2005
Because of Winn-Dixie 2005 Comedy, Drama, Family
Imaginary Heroes Ben Travis 2005 Comedy, Drama
The Five People You Meet in Heaven 2005 Drama, Fantasy
RV Travis Gornicke 2006 0, 0
50 Greatest Comedy Films 2006 Documentary
The Lookout Lewis 2007 Game Show, Comedy
Mama's Boy Mert Rosenbloom 2007
A Plumm Summer 2008
Traitor 2008 0, 0, Game Show
Space Chimps Zartog 2008 Drama, 0, 0, 0
State of Play Rep. George Fergus 2009 Crime, Drama, Mystery
Paper Man Richard Dunn 2009 Comedy, Drama
Away We Go Jerry Farlander 2009 Comedy, Drama, Romance
The Answer Man Arlen Faber 2009 Comedy, Romance
Looper Abe 2012
Quad Mickey 2013 Drama
Dumb and Dumber To Harry Dunne 2014
Unclespace Uncle Chip 2014 Comedy
Popstel Jib Hollins 2014 Comedy
Howl Professor David Kirk 2015 Reality Tv
Steve Jobs John Sculley 2015 0