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Jeff Daniels

Actor Jeff Daniels was born in Athens, Georgia but raised in Chelsea, Michigan. He is the son of Marjorie J. (Ferguson) and Robert Lee Daniels, who owned The Chelsea Lumber Company and was also mayor of Chelsea. Jeff 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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Born:
Feb 19, 1955 In Athens, Georgia, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
14
First Appeared:
In the series Hawaii Five-O 1968-09-20
Latest Project:
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2014-02-17

Nominated for 4 Golden Globes. Another 10 wins & 20 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Poster of The Newsroom
Poster of The Colbert Report
Poster of Family Guy
Filmography
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
The Newsroom Will McAvoy 25 episodes, 2012-2014 2012-06-24
Piers Morgan Live Unknown 2011-01-17
Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
The Graham Norton Show Unknown 2007-02-22
Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
The View Unknown 1997-08-11
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Hawaii Five-O Unknown 1968-09-20