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Jeff Daniels

Jeff Daniels

American actor, musician and playwright
Jeffrey Warren Daniels is an American actor. He is known for his work on stage and screen playing diverse characters switching between comedy and drama.Wikipedia
BornFebruary 19, 1955
HometownAthens, Georgia, United States of America
Net worth$45 million
Height6'3" (1.91m)
SpouseKathleen Rosemary Treado
ChildrenBen Daniels, Nellie Daniels, Lucas Daniels
ParentsMarjorie J. Daniels, Robert Lee Daniels
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Jeff Daniels feared Dumb and Dumber toilet scene would end his career

  • Jeff Daniels feared his infamous toilet scene in Dumb and Dumber would end his career. The actor starred as Harry Dunne in the popular 1994 comedy, and one memorable sequence saw his character experiencing unpleasant digestive issues after he drank tea spiked with laxatives. The embarrassing scene saw Harry suffer further humiliation after he realised the toilet wouldn’t flush, and Jeff has admitted he was worried the goofy performance would ruin his chances of being a serious actor. “It's one t

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Sneak peek: Jeff Daniels reads Mr Oviarty's Mysterious Bookshop

Listen on Apple Podcasts or Spotify from June 25 to hear Jeff Daniels reading Eleanor Launchbury's winning entry to the Yahoo short story competition. A young girl named Mary stumbles across a part of the town she's not visited before, and investigates a mysterious bookshop.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Super/Man: The Christopher Reeve Story
Super/Man: The Christopher Reeve Story
PG-13
1h 46min
2024
A Man in Full
A Man in Full
2023
The Saint of Second Chances
The Saint of Second Chances
1h 33min
2023
Guest Artist
Guest Artist
1h 14min
2019
The Goodbye Girl
The Goodbye Girl
TV-PG
1h 48min
2004
I Witness
I Witness
R
1h 38min
2003
Cheaters
Cheaters
R
1h 46min
2000
Disaster in Time
Disaster in Time
PG-13
1h 38min
1992
Arachnophobia
Arachnophobia
PG-13
1h 49min
1990
FREE SHOWTIME: American Rust
FREE SHOWTIME: American Rust
2021
American Rust
American Rust
1h
2021
Hemingway
Hemingway
2h
2021
The Comey Rule
The Comey Rule
3h 30min
2020
Washington
Washington
4h 13min
2020
The Russian Five
The Russian Five
1h 42min
2018
The Looming Tower
The Looming Tower
TV-MA
8h 12min
2018
Godless
Godless
TV-MA
7h 32min
2017
Rolling Stone: Stories From the Edge
Rolling Stone: Stories From the Edge
TV-MA
1h 36min
2017
The Martian
The Martian
PG-13
2h 22min
2015
Dumb and Dumber To
Dumb and Dumber To
PG-13
1h 49min
2014
Paper Man
Paper Man
R
1h 50min
2009
The Newsroom
The Newsroom
TV-MA
0h 55min
2012

Albums

Live At the Purple Rose
Live At the Purple Rose
2009
Grandfather's Hat
Grandfather's Hat
2006
Live and Unplugged to Benefit the Purple Rose Theatre
Live and Unplugged to Benefit the Purple Rose Theatre
2005

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2021Golden GlobeBest Actor - Television Motion PictureThe Comey RuleNominated
2018Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or MovieThe Looming TowerNominated
2018Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Limited SeriesGodlessNominated
2018Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or MovieGodlessWinner
2015Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesThe NewsroomNominated
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