Jeff Daniels

Jeff Daniels

Who is Jeff Daniels?

Jeff Daniels is a popular American actor who is also a singer, songwriter, director and producer and widely known for his role in the 1994 comedy film ‘Dumb and Dumber’.

What was Jeff Daniels Early Life?

Jeff Warren Daniels was born in Athens, Georgia, on 19 February 1955 to Robert Lee Daniels and Marjorie J. His father was a teacher as well as the owner of a lumber company. After a few weeks of his birth, his family moved to Michigan. He attended Central Michigan University and was involved with the school’s theater program as well. However, in his junior year itself, he decided to drop out. He moved to New York to work with the Circle Repertory Company.

What about Jeff Daniels Career?

Jeff Daniels made his first stage debut with the play ‘Fifth of July’ in 1976. After that, he acted in several other plays such as ‘Lemon Sky’ for which he received a Drama Desk Award for Best Supporting Actor, and ‘Johnny Got His Gun’ for which he won an ‘Obie Award.’
He made his film debut with a supporting role in the 1981 American drama ‘Ragtime’, which was directed by Miloš Forman. The film had cast actors such as James Cagney, Fran Drescher, and Frankie Faison.

In 1983 he appeared in the Oscar award-winning movie ‘Terms of Endearment’, a comedy-drama, as a supporting role. His next movie was ‘The Purple Rose of Cairo’, a 1985 American romantic comedy, which was written and directed by Woody Allen. The film won several awards and earned Daniels a nomination for the Golden Globe Awards. Jeff Daniels started earning more fame and success from 1990 onwards, appearing in several hit films such as the horror comedy ‘Arachnophobia’ (1990), the sci-fi movie ‘Timescape’ (1992), the well-known hit comedy ‘Dumb and Dumber’ (1994) for which he earned massive fame, the family drama ‘Fly Away Home’ (1996), 
and the comedy-drama ‘Pleasantville’ (1998). Over the next decade, he continued to appear in several successful movies such as ‘The Hours’ a 2002 British American drama film, ‘The Lookout’ a 2007 American crime film, and ‘Howl’, a 2010 American experimental film.
He appeared in the lead role in the American TV political drama ‘The Newsroom’ which premiered on HBO on 24 
June 2012. Daniels appeared as a character named Will McAvoy, who is both an anchor and managing editor of a 
news network named ‘News Night’. His role was widely appreciated and earned him the Primetime Emmy Award as well as four other award nominations.

In 2014, he appeared in ’Dumb and Dumber To’, which was the sequel to the 1994 hit movie ‘Dumb and Dumber’.  Though it was reviewed negatively by critics, it turned out to be a huge commercial success, grossing nearly $ 170 million worldwide.  His career has left deep remarks in the world of the film industry.

What are Jeff Daniels' Awards and Achievements?

Jeff Daniels has won several awards throughout his career. Some are the Saturn Award for Best Actor in 1991 for his role in ‘Arachnophobia’, International Fantasy Film Award for Best Actor in 1992 for his role in ‘Timescape,’ and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Actor for his role in ‘The Newsroom’ in 2013. He has earned numerous award nominations as well during his career.

What about Jeff Daniels Personal Life?

Daniels got married to his college sweetheart in Kathleen Rosemary Treado, in 1979. The couple has three children, Benjamin, Lucas, and Nellie. He has a brother, John Daniels.

What is Jeff Daniels' Body Measurements?

Jeff has an impressive height of 1.91m and his physic built is medium-large that makes him a force in a room.
His star sign is Aquarius. There is currently no information on the actor’s weight.

What is Jeff Daniels' Net Worth?

Jeff Daniels has a known net worth of $45 million. He has earned a lot from his own films, acting, and songs.
 He reportedly gets paid $150k per episode of television.
Jeff Daniels
Quick Facts of Jeff Daniels
Celebrated Name Jeff Daniels
Age 50 years old
Nick Name Jeff Daniels
Birth Name Jeffrey Warren Daniels
Birth Date 1955-02- 19
Gender Male
Profession American Actor
Nationality American
Ethnicity English
Horoscope Pisces
Place of Birth Clarke County, Georgia, United States
Father Robert Lee Daniels
Mother Marjorie J. Daniels
Education Central Michigan University
Marital Status Married
Wife Kathleen Rosemary Treado
Height 1.9 m
Weight 80 kg
Brother John Daniels
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Salt & Pepper
Religion Methodist
Net Worth $45 million.
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