Jeff Daniels

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Full Name Jeff Daniels
Age 64 Years Old
Nick Name Jeff
Gender Male
Famous As Actor
Birth Date February 19, 1955
Birth Place Clarke Country, Georgia
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Jeffrey Warren Daniels famed as Jeff Daniels is an American actor, musician, as well as a playwright. He has appeared in many movies and he has also won two Emmy Awards and received several Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, and Tony Award nominations. He is famous for playing Harry Dunne in the buddy comedy Dumb and Dumber (1994) and its sequel Dumb and Dumber To (2014). His debut movie is Ragtime (1981) and his other movies includes Terms of Endearment (1983), Arachnophobia (1990), Gettysburg (1993), Speed (1994), 101 Dalmatians (1996), Fly Away Home (1996), Pleasantville (1998), The Hours (2002), Gods and Generals (2003), Good Night, and Good Luck (2005), Infamous (2006), The Lookout (2007), Looper (2012), Steve Jobs (2015), The Martian (2015) and many more. He starred as Will McAvoy in the HBO political drama series The Newsroom from the year 2012 to 2014. For the series, 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. In the year 2018, he won a second Primetime Emmy Award for his supporting performance in the Netflix miniseries Godless (2017). He also receives an additional nomination that year for his leading performance as John P. O'Neill in the Hulu miniseries The Looming Tower (2018). Overall, Jeff Daniels is a very talented actor. 

Jeff Daniels Loses to Bryan Cranston, 'Ain't Too Proud' Goes One for 12

  • The 2019 Tony Awards were relatively low on surprises when it came to winning productions, with pundits accurately predicting most of the shows and actors who went home with awards. But there were a few high-profile productions that ended the evening with fewer awards than observers may have expected. After being shockingly left out of the best play category, Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird, which has broken Broadway box office records, only took home one award, for featured actress Celia Keenan-Bolger. Jeff was considered neck and neck in close competition with Network’s Bryan Cranston to win the lead actor in a play prize. It ultimately went to previous winner Cranston, leaving Daniels Tony-less on his third nomination. 
  • To Kill a Mockingbird was also nominated for seven other awards, but lost in those categories as well. Incidentally, Cranston's win was the only one for Network, which went into the evening with five nominations. Also winning just one award was Temptations musical Ain't Too Proud, which could be considered a disappointing showing since it scored 12 nominations. Choir Boy, which had four nominations; and The Waverly Gallery, which had two nominations, including one for best revival of a play that a number of pundits thought the star-studded production should have won; each only won one award, as well. Some pundits also thought All My Sons' Benjamin Walker should have won best-featured actor in a play, but that prize went to Ink's Bertie Carvel, one of two Tonys won by Ink. 

How old is Jeff Daniels?

Jeff Daniels celebrated his 64th birthday on 19 February as of 2019. 

What is the real name of Jeff Daniels?

The real name of Jeff Daniels is Jeffrey Warren Daniels.

Where is Jeff Daniels originally from?

On 19th February 1955, Jeff Daniels was born in Clarke Country, Georgia, the USA. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is White. His religion is Christian and his horoscope sign is Pisces. Jeff was born to Marjorie J. (nee Ferguson) and Robert Lee "Bob" Daniels (1929-2012). He spent the first six weeks of his life in Georgia, where his father was then teaching, and grew up in Chelsea, Michigan. His father owned the Chelsea Lumber Company and was also a one-time mayor of Chelsea. He also has a sibling named  John Daniels (Brother). His other early life information will be added soon. 

Which University did Jeff Daniels attend?

Jeff Daniels attended Central Michigan University. 

Who is Jeff Daniels wife?

Moving towards the personal life of Jeff Daniels, he is a married person. He was married to Kathleen Rosemary Treado in the year 1979. The couple has three children: Benjamin (born 1984), Lucas (born 1987), and Nellie (born 1990). As of today, the couple is living a happy life. 

How tall is Jeff Daniels?

At the age of 64, Jeff Daniels still looks very handsome and he looks very strong. He has a tall height of 6 ft 3 in or 190.5 cm. He has a balanced weight of 80 Kg or 176. 5 lbs. His other body measurements will be added soon. 

How much is Jeff Daniels net worth?

The net worth of Jeff Daniels is estimated to have $45 Million as of 2019. He is satisfied with his earnings. His exact salary will be added soon. His major source of earning is from his acting career. 

What makes Jeff Daniels famous?

  • Jeff Daniels began his career from the mid-1970s where he appeared in Lanford Wilson's Fifth of July (1980) alongside William Hurt on Broadway. 
  • For that, he was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Best Supporting Actor.
  • Later, he also starred in A. R. Gurney's The Golden Age (1984) and Redwood Curtain (1993). 
  • He founded the Purple Rose Theatre Company in 1991. 
  • He made his appearance in God of Carnage in 2009. 
  • The play debuted at The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre in previews on 28th February 2009, and officially on March 22, 2009. 
  • He returned to Broadway in the Revival of David Harrower's Blackbird in 2016. 
  • He starred as Atticus Finch, reuniting with Aaron Sorkin with his play adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird in the year 2018. 
  • The play opened on Broadway at the Shubert Theatre and began previews on November 1, 2018, prior to an official opening on December 13, 2018. 
  • Moreover, he also played David in The Divergent Series: Allegiant and was set to reprise the role in the planned The Divergent Series: Ascendant. 
  • He also reprised his role as Harry Dunne in Dumb and Dumber To in 2014. 
  • In the year 2017, Daniels Hulu's miniseries The Looming Tower which traces the rising threat of Osama bin Laden and Al-Qaeda in the late 1990s and how the rivalry between the FBI and CIA during that time may have inadvertently set the path for the tragedy of 9/11.
  • He also starred in Netflix's western miniseries Godless where he portrayed the villain Frank Griffin. 

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