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Jim Carrey
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Jeff Daniels

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Jeff Daniels

American actor, musician, and playwright add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1955.

Countries: United States (79%), United Kingdom (6%), Canada (4%)

Main connections: Dumb and Dumber, Jim Carrey, Michigan

Linked to: Circle Repertory Company, CNBC, HBO, Eastern Michigan University

 

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Jeff Daniels was born in 1955 add something


1976

In the summer of 1976, Daniels attended the Eastern Michigan University drama school to participate in a special Bicentennial Repertory program, where he performed in Hot L Baltimore and three other plays performed in repertoire add something


1979

Daniels has been married to his high school sweetheart, Kathleen Rosemary Treado since 1979 add something


1981

His film debut was in 1981's "Ragtime", and his most recent film is "Looper" in 2012 add something


1983

Terms of Endearment - "'Terms of Endearment"' is a 1983 comedy-drama film adapted from the novel of the same name by Larry McMurtry, directed, written, and produced by James L. Brooks and starring Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Jeff Daniels, and John Lithgow


1985

Originally known as the Garage Theatre, 'The Rose' takes its name from Woody Allen's 1985 film "The Purple Rose of Cairo" starring Daniels add something

 

Cynthia Nixon - In 1985, she appeared alongside Jeff Daniels in Lanford Wilson's "Lemon Sky" at Second Stage Theatre


1989

Joe Sun - Besides being featured on television shows, having produced two Grammy-nominated foreign LPs in 1989 and 1990, Joe Sun has acted as Tommy Fratter in the motion picture "Marie, A True Story" alongside Sissy Spacek, Jeff Daniels and Morgan Freeman


1990

Dinah Manoff - In 1990, Manoff appeared in "Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael", starring Winona Ryder and Jeff Daniels

 

Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael - "'Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael"' is a 1990 American comedy-drama film starring Winona Ryder and Jeff Daniels


1991

In 1991, he founded the regionally acclaimed Purple Rose Theatre Company, a nonprofit stage company in his childhood and current home of Chelsea, Michigan add something


1994

Dumb and Dumber - "'Dumb and Dumber"' is a 1994 American road comedy film starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels


1995

Lea Salonga - Back in the U.S. in 1995, Salonga played the role of Geri Riordan, an 18-year-old adopted Vietnamese American child in the Hallmark Hall of Fame TV movie "Redwood Curtain", which starred John Lithgow and Jeff Daniels


1996

Daniels would host "Saturday Night Live" a second time before the release of the 1996 Disney remake of "101 Dalmatians" add something


2000

At this point, in the early 2000s Daniels began to focus more on his theater work at The Purple Rose Theatre as well as writing, starring, and directing the films "Escanaba in da Moonlight" and "Super Suckers" add something


2002

In 2002, Jeff Daniels book Driving Force: The Evolution of the Car Engine was published add something


2003

"Gods and Generals" followed in 2003, as did the action film "I Witness", co-starring James Spader add something


2004

The Goodbye Girl - A 2004 TNT remake with Jeff Daniels and Patricia Heaton keeps the screenplay from the original version

 

Mitch Albom - In 2004, it was turned into a television movie for ABC, starring Jon Voight, Ellen Burstyn, Michael Imperioli, and Jeff Daniels


2005

Eva Marie Saint - Also in 2005, she appeared in the family film "Because of Winn-Dixie", co-starring AnnaSophia Robb, Jeff Daniels and Cicely Tyson

 

Jesse Eisenberg - In 2005, Eisenberg appeared in "Cursed", a horror film directed by Wes Craven, and "The Squid and the Whale", a well-reviewed independent drama starring Laura Linney and Jeff Daniels

 

Good Night, and Good Luck - "' is a 2005 American drama film directed by George Clooney and starring David Strathairn, Clooney, Robert Downey, Jr., Patricia Clarkson and Jeff Daniels

 

Emile Hirsch - Hirsch next appeared with Jeff Daniels and Sigourney Weaver in "Imaginary Heroes", a drama about a dysfunctional family, which received a limited release in February 2005


2006

Daniels was inducted into the Michigan Walk of Fame on May 25, 2006, in Lansing, Michigan, and delivered the winter commencement address at the University of Michigan on December 20, 2009, at which he was granted an Honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts add something

 

Laura Vandervoort - In 2006, Vandervoort shot her first feature titled "The Lookout" with Jeff Daniels, Joseph_Gordon-Levitt, Matthew Goode, and Isla Fisher


2007

The Lookout - "'The Lookout"' is a 2007 crime film written and directed by Scott Frank, screenwriter of "Out of Sight" and "Get Shorty", starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jeff Daniels, Matthew_Goode, and Isla Fisher


2009

Also in 2009 Daniels would appear in indie hit "Away We Go" add something

 

James Gandolfini - He returned to the stage in 2009, appearing in Broadway's "God of Carnage" with Marcia Gay Harden, Hope Davis and Jeff Daniels

 

Lou Taylor Pucci - In 2009, Pucci had three films that screened at the Sundance Film Festival: "Brief Interviews with Hideous Men", directed by John Krasinski of "The Office"; "The Informers", with Billy Bob Thornton, Winona Ryder, Kim Basinger and Mickey Rourke, based on Bret Easton Ellis' collection of short stories of the same name; and "Arlen Faber" with Jeff Daniels and Lauren Graham

 

Emma Stone - Stone starred in "Paper Man" in 2009, alongside Jeff Daniels, Ryan_Reynolds and Lisa Kudrow, directed by Kieran and Michele Mulroney

 

Jimmy Smits - From November 2009 to February 2010, he appeared opposite Christine Lahti, Annie Potts and Ken Stott in the critically lauded Broadway play, "God of Carnage", replacing Jeff Daniels


2010

Janet McTeer - She reprised her role on Broadway opposite Jeff Daniels from March to June 2010


2012

In 2012 he became the new voice for Apple with the iPhone 5 ads add something

 

Jim Carrey - Peter Farrelly said in April 2012 that Carrey and Jeff Daniels would return for a "Dumb and Dumber" sequel, "Dumb and Dumber To", with the Farrelly brothers writing and directing and a planned September 2012 production start


2013

Filming occurred in the fall of 2013 and the movie is slated for a November 2014 release add something

 

Marcia Gay Harden - In 2013, Harden reunited with her former Broadway co-star Jeff Daniels as a new cast member on HBO's The Newsroom series

 

Jim Carrey - In March 2013, Carrey stated that he hoped that he and Jeff Daniels were excited about doing the film, and were hoping to do so in 2014


2014

Dumb and Dumber - In 2014, Daniels reprised his role as Harry Dunne in "Dumb and Dumber To" add something

 

Laurie Holden - In 2014, she joins the movie "Dumb and Dumber To", co-starred Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels and Kathleen Turner


 

He will portray John Sculley in the 2015 biographical drama film "Steve Jobs", directed by Academy award winning director Danny Boyle, and starring Michael Fassbender in the title role add something


 

In 2016, Daniels received a nomination for the Tony award for Best Actor in a Play for his performance in "Blackbird", opposite Michelle Williams add something

 

Michelle Williams (actress) - She returned to Broadway in 2016 in a production of "Blackbird" alongside Jeff Daniels

 

The Squid and the Whale - The Criterion Collection announced that it would release The Squid and The Whale on November 22nd, 2016 that would include new interviews with Baumbach and actors Jeff Daniels, Jesse_Eisenberg, Owen Kline and Laura_Linney; A new conversation about the score and other music in the film between Baumbach and composers Dean Wareham and Britta Phillips; A 2005 documentary titled Behind The Squid and the Whale; Audition footage and the original trailers

 

The Squid and the Whale - The Criterion Collection announced that it would release The Squid and The Whale on November 22, 2016 that would include new interviews with Baumbach and actors Jeff Daniels, Jesse_Eisenberg, Owen Kline and Laura_Linney; A new conversation about the score and other music in the film between Baumbach and composers Dean Wareham and Britta Phillips; A 2005 documentary titled Behind The Squid and the Whale; Audition footage and the original trailers


2017

In 2017, Daniels portrayed the villain Frank Griffin in the Netflix original series Godless add something

 

Brian Vander Ark - In 2017, Brian released an album of story songs with actor/songwriter, Jeff Daniels


2018

He won a second Primetime Emmy Award in 2018 for his supporting performance in the Netflix limited series "Godless" , receiving an additional nomination that year for his leading performance as John P. O'Neill in the Hulu miniseries "The Looming Tower" add something

 

In December 2018, Daniels began performing in 'To Kill a Mockingbird' on Broadway add something