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Jeff Daniels

  • Birthplace: Athens, Georgia
  • Birthday: February 19

Jeff Daniels is an American actor, musician and playwright whose career includes roles in films, stage productions and on television, for which he has won an Emmy Award and received Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and Tony Award nominations.

Jeff Daniels is an American actor, musician and playwright whose career includes roles in films, stage productions and on television, for which he has won an Emmy Award and received Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and Tony Award nominations.

Making his film debut in Ragtime (1981), Daniels's film credits include Terms of Endearment (1983), Arachnophobia (1990), Gettysburg (1993), Speed (1994), 101 Dalmatians (1996), Fly Away Home (1996), Pleasantville (1998), The Hours (2002), Good Night, and Good Luck (2005), Infamous (2006), The Lookout (2007), Looper (2012), Steve Jobs (2015), and The Martian (2015).

From 2012 to 2014, Daniels starred as Will McAvoy in the HBO political drama series The Newsroom, for which he won the 2013 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series and received Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations.

Daniels’s work in Netflix’s Godless and Hulu’s The Looming Tower, have garnered him 2018 Primetime Emmy Award Nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie, respectively.

 

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

5 Nominations 1 Emmy

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie - 2018

  • Nominee
  • Jeff Daniels, as Frank Griffin
  • Godless
  • Netflix
  • A Netflix Original Production

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie - 2018

  • Nominee
  • Jeff Daniels, as John O'Neill
  • The Looming Tower
  • Hulu
  • Legendary Television, Hulu, South Slope Pictures, Jigsaw Productions, Wolf Moon Pictures

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series - 2015

  • Nominee
  • Jeff Daniels, as Will McAvoy
  • The Newsroom
  • HBO
  • HBO Entertainment

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series - 2014

  • Nominee
  • Jeff Daniels, as Will McAvoy
  • The Newsroom
  • HBO
  • HBO Entertainment

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series - 2013

  • Winner
  • Jeff Daniels, as Will McAvoy
  • The Newsroom
  • HBO
  • HBO Entertainment

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July 19, 2018