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Jeff Daniels

Jeff DanielsBorn: 19-Feb-1955
Birthplace: Chelsea, MI

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor, Playwright

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Dumb and Dumber

Jeff Daniels is best known for playing dorks or hapless nice guys in films such as Something Wild, Terms of Endearment, and Dumb & Dumber. His best film seems to be Woody Allen's The Purple Rose of Cairo, in which Daniels played dual roles and won rave reviews. He founded a theater company in his hometown of Chelsea, Michigan, and named it after that film. At the Purple Rose Theater, their mission is to produce plays featuring midwestern actors, directors, and stage hands, written by midwestern authors. Daniels himself has written eight of the theater's plays.

Wife: Kathleen Treado-Daniels (high school girlfriend, m. 13-Jul-1979, three children)
Son: Benjamin (b. Nov-1984)
Son: Lucas (b. 1987)
Daughter: Nellie (b. 1990)

    University: Central Michigan University (dropped out)

    John Kerry for President

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    Super Sucker (24-Feb-2002)
    Escanaba in da Moonlight (26-Jan-2001)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Looper (6-Sep-2012) · Abe
    Howl (21-Jan-2010) · David Kirk
    Paper Man (15-Jun-2009) · Richard Dunn
    Away We Go (5-Jun-2009)
    State of Play (17-Apr-2009)
    The Answer Man (18-Jan-2009) · Arlen Faber
    Traitor (27-Aug-2008)
    Space Chimps (17-Jul-2008) [VOICE]
    Mama's Boy (30-Nov-2007)
    A Plumm Summer (14-Oct-2007) · Narrator
    The Lookout (9-Mar-2007)
    Infamous (31-Aug-2006)
    R. V. (28-Apr-2006)
    Good Night, and Good Luck (1-Sep-2005)
    Because of Winn-Dixie (26-Jan-2005)
    The Squid and the Whale (2005)
    The Five People You Meet in Heaven (5-Dec-2004)
    Imaginary Heroes (14-Sep-2004) · Ben Travis\
    The Goodbye Girl (16-Jan-2004)
    I Witness (13-Apr-2003) · Rhodes
    Gods and Generals (10-Feb-2003)
    The Hours (18-Dec-2002) · Louis Waters
    Blood Work (6-Aug-2002) · Buddy Noone
    Super Sucker (24-Feb-2002)
    Escanaba in da Moonlight (26-Jan-2001)
    Chasing Sleep (8-Sep-2000) · Ed Saxon
    Cheaters (20-May-2000)
    The Crossing (10-Jan-2000)
    All the Rage (11-Sep-1999)
    My Favorite Martian (12-Feb-1999) · Tim O'Hara
    Pleasantville (17-Sep-1998)
    Trial and Error (30-May-1997) · Charles Tuttle
    101 Dalmatians (27-Nov-1996)
    2 Days in the Valley (12-Sep-1996) · Alvin Strayer
    Fly Away Home (5-Sep-1996) · Thomas Alden
    Redwood Curtain (23-Apr-1995)
    Dumb and Dumber (16-Dec-1994) · Harry
    Speed (10-Jun-1994) · Harry
    Gettysburg (8-Oct-1993)
    There Goes the Neighborhood (30-Oct-1992)
    Rain Without Thunder (15-Sep-1992) · Jonathan Garson
    Grand Tour: Disaster in Time (9-May-1992)
    The Butcher's Wife (25-Oct-1991)
    Love Hurts (9-Nov-1990)
    Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (12-Oct-1990)
    Arachnophobia (18-Jul-1990) · Ross Jennings
    Checking Out (21-Apr-1989) · Ray Macklin
    Sweet Hearts Dance (23-Sep-1988)
    The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (8-May-1988)
    The House on Carroll Street (5-May-1988)
    Radio Days (30-Jan-1987) · Biff Baxter
    Something Wild (7-Nov-1986) · Charles Driggs
    Heartburn (25-Jul-1986) · Richard
    Marie (Oct-1985)
    The Purple Rose of Cairo (1-Mar-1985)
    Terms of Endearment (23-Nov-1983) · Flap Horton
    Fifth of July (1982)
    Ragtime (20-Nov-1981)
    A Rumor of War (24-Sep-1980)

Official Website:
http://www.jeffdaniels.com/


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