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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... See full bio »
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Nominated for 4 Golden Globes. Another 9 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The Martian (pre-production) (rumored)
 2013 Quad
Mickey
 2012 Looper
Abe
 2011 Forcin' the Blues (Short)
 2010 Howl
David Kirk
 2009 Away We Go
Jerry
 2008 Traitor
Carter
 2008 Space Chimps
Zartog (voice)
 2007 Mama's Boy
Mert Rosenbloom
 2007 A Plumm Summer
Narrator
 2005 Because of Winn-Dixie
Preacher
 2004 The Five People You Meet in Heaven (TV Movie)
Blue Man
 2004 The Goodbye Girl (TV Movie)
Elliot Garfield
 2003 I Witness
James Rhodes
 2001 Escanaba in da Moonlight
Rueben Soady
 2000 Chasing Sleep
Ed Saxon
 2000 Cheaters (TV Movie)
Dr. Gerard Plecki
 1996 Fly Away Home
Thomas "Tom" Alden
 1995 Redwood Curtain (TV Movie)
Lyman Fellers
 1993 Frasier (TV Series)
Doug
- Here's Looking at You (1993) ... Doug (voice)
 1992 There Goes the Neighborhood
Willis Embry
 1992 Rain Without Thunder
Jonathan Garson
 1992 Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story (TV Movie)
Tom Noonan
 1992 Disaster in Time
Ben Wilson
 1991 The Butcher's Wife
Dr. Alex Tremor
 1990 Love Hurts
Paul Weaver
 1990 Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael
Denton Webb
 1989 No Place Like Home (TV Movie)
Mike Cooper
 1989 Checking Out
Ray Macklin
 1988 Sweet Hearts Dance
Sam Manners
 1988 Tanner '88 (TV Series)
Park Ranger
- The Girlfriend Factor (1988) ... Park Ranger
 1987 Trying Times (TV Series)
Jim
- The Visit (1987) ... Jim
 1987 Radio Days
Biff Baxter
 1986 Something Wild
Charles Driggs
 1985 Marie
Eddie Sisk
 1983 An Invasion of Privacy (TV Movie)
Francis Ryan
 1982 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Jed Jenkins
- The Fifth of July (1982) ... Jed Jenkins
 1980 Breaking Away (TV Series)
- The Cutters (1980)
 1980 A Rumor of War (TV Movie)
Chaplain
 1980 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Neal Forrester
- The Flight of the Jewels (1980) ... Neal Forrester
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Other Works:

"God of Carnage" (2009). Comedy. Written by Yasmina Reza. Translated by Christopher Hampton. Music by Gary Yershon. Associate Director: Beatrice Terry. Directed by Matthew Warchus. Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre: 22 Mar 2009- 6 Jun 2010 (452 performances + 24 previews that began on 28 Feb 1009). Cast: Jeff Daniels (as "Alan") [from ... See more »

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6 Interviews | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on how he got through filming a sex scene in The Squid and the Whale (2005) with Anna Paquin, who had 9 years earlier played his daughter in the goose-filled family film Fly Away Home (1996)]: We tried not to think about ... you know, geese. See more »

Trivia:

Currently playing in Turn of the Centuary at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Ilinois that is now extended through November 2nd. See more »

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