February 19, 1955
68 years old
Salt & Pepper
6 ft 2¾ in | 190 cm
80 kg | 176.5 lbs
12 US | 45 EU
Jeffrey Warren Daniels was born in Athens, Georgia, United States, on February 19, 1955, is an American actor.
Young Jeff Daniels first started performing in school theater productions.
He began his professional acting career on the New York stage in Off-Broadway productions, in the mid 1970s.
He got his television debut in CBS police procedural drama series Hawaii Five-O (1980) in episode: "The Flight of the Jewels", in role as Neal Forrester.
He made his big screen debut in drama movie Ragtime (1981) in role as P. C. O'Donnell.
Jeffrey's breakthrough performance came as Flap Horton in family comedy drama film Terms of Endearment (1983).
He landed his directorial debut with comedy film Escanaba in da Moonlight (2001) which he also wrote and starred as Reuben Soady.
He released his first album, "Jeff Daniels Live and Unplugged (To Benefit the Purple Rose Theatre)", in 2004.
How tall is Jeff Daniels and what is his weight? Jeff Daniels's height is 6' 2¾" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 190 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 176.5 іn pоunds or 80 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.
Jeff Daniels is 68 years old.
Jeff Daniels net worth is around 45 million dollars.
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his roles in movies:
The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985) romantic fantasy comedy as Tom Baxter / Gil Shepherd
Something Wild (1986) action comedy as Charles Driggs
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and the Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead also won the Movies for Grownups Award for Best Actor for his role as Bernard Berkman in arthouse comedy drama film The Squid and the Whale (2005).
He won the Saturn Award for Best Actor for his role as Ross Jennings in black comedy horror film Arachnophobia (1990).
He was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Drama for his role as Lewis in thriller crime movie The Lookout (2007).
He was nominated for the Movies for Grownups Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as John Sculley in biographical drama movie Steve Jobs (2015).
The Martian (2015) science fiction as Teddy Sanders
Looper (2012) science fiction action as Abe
He played Harry Dunne in comedy films Dumb and Dumber (1994) and Dumb and Dumber To (2014).
Speed (1994) action as Officer Harry Temple
Radio Days (1987) comedy drama as Biff Baxter
Good Night, and Good Luck (2005) historical drama as Sig Mickelson
Pleasantville (1998) fantasy comedy drama as Bill Johnson
Gettysburg (1993) epic war as Colonel Joshua Chamberlain
He voiced Zartog in animated comic science fiction film Space Chimps (2008).
Away We Go (2009) comedy drama as Jerry Farlander
Blood Work (2002) mystery thriller as Jasper 'Buddy' Noone
101 Dalmatians (1996) comedy adventure as Roger Dearly
The Divergent Series: Allegiant (2016) dystopian science fiction action as David
He wrote, produced and starred as Joseph Harris in drama film Guest Artist (2019).
Adam (2020) drama as Mickey
He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Will McAvoy in HBO political drama television series The Newsroom (2012-2014).
He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his role as Frank Griffin in Netflix Western drama miniseries Godless (2017).
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his role as John O’Neill in Hulu miniseries The Looming Tower (2018).
A Rumor of War (1980) drama war miniseries as Chaplain
He hosted Saturday Night Live (1991), in episode "Jeff Daniels/Color Me Badd".
He was nominated for the OFTA Television Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture or Limited Series for his role as James Comey in Showtime political drama miniseries The Comey Rule (2020).
American Rust (2021-2023) Showtime and Amazon Freevee crime drama series as Del Harris
Attended Central Michigan University.
Attended Eastern Michigan University drama school in 1976.
Has English, Irish, Scottish and German ancestry.
Has one brother, John Daniels.
He founded a theatre company "Purple Rose Theatre Company", in Chelsea, Michigan (1991).
He was nominated for the Tony Awards for Best Actor in a Play for his roles in plays:
God of Carnage (2009-2010) as Alan / Michael, at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
Blackbird (2016) as Ray, at Belasco Theatre
To Kill a Mockingbird (2018-2019) as Atticus Finch, at Shubert Theatre
He was inducted into the Michigan Walk of Fame in 2006.
Lives in Chelsea, Michigan, United States.
He married Kathleen Rosemary Treado in 1979, they two sons: Benjamin, Lucas and one daughter, Nellie.