Jeff Daniels

Highest Rated:
93%     Looper (2012)
Lowest Rated:
8%     Gods and Generals (2003)
Birthday:
Feb 19
Birthplace:
Athens, Georgia, USA
Bio:


Though he has never achieved the high profile or widespread acclaim of a Robert De Niro, Jeff Daniels ranks as one of Hollywood's most versatile leading men and over his career he has played everything from villains and cads to heroes and romantic leads to tragic figures and lovably…

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
Dumb and Dumber To
  • Harry Dunne
-- 2014
93% Looper
  • Abe
$66.3M 2012
Checking Out
  • Actor
-- 2010
31% Paper Man
  • Richard Dunn
-- 2010
63% Howl
  • Professor David Kirk
$0.6M 2010
The 10 Conditions of Love
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
-- 2009
30% The Answer Man (Arlen Faber)
  • Arlen Faber
-- 2009
America's Classic Ballparks
  • Host
-- 2009
67% Away We Go
  • Jerry
$9.4M 2009
84% State of Play
  • Senator George Fergus
$37.0M 2009
Farlanders
  • Actor
-- 2009
20% Plumm Summer
  • Narrator
-- 2008
63% Traitor
  • Carter
$23.5M 2008
Sweet Nothing In My Ear
  • Dan Miller
-- 2008
34% Space Chimps
  • Zartog
$29.9M 2008
87% The Lookout
  • Lewis Canfield
$4.5M 2007
8% Mama's Boy
  • Mert Rosenbloom
-- 2007
73% Infamous
  • Alvin Dewey
$1.1M 2006
23% RV
  • Travis Gornicke
$71.4M 2006
54% Because of Winn-Dixie
  • Preacher
$32.6M 2005
35% Imaginary Heroes
  • Ben Travis
-- 2005
93% The Squid and the Whale
  • Bernard Berkman
$7.1M 2005
93% Good Night, And Good Luck
  • Sig Mickelson
$31.5M 2005
The Goodbye Girl
  • Elliot Garfield
-- 2004
The Five People You Meet in Heaven
  • Blue Man
-- 2004
29% Super Sucker
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Fred Barlow
  • Director
-- 2003
8% Gods and Generals
  • Lt. Col. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
$12.6M 2003
Gods and Generals Extended Director's Cut
  • Actor
-- 2003
I Witness
  • James Rhodes
-- 2003
53% Blood Work
  • Buddy Noone
$26.1M 2002
81% The Hours
  • Louis Waters
$41.5M 2002
80% Cheaters
  • Dr. Gerald Piecki
-- 2000
50% Chasing Sleep
  • Ed Saxon
-- 2000
Escanaba in da Moonlight
  • Rueben Soady
  • Director
-- 2000
27% It's the Rage
  • Warren Harding
-- 2000
12% My Favorite Martian
  • Tim O'Hara
-- 1999
The Crossing
  • George Washington
-- 1999
86% Pleasantville
  • Mr. Johnson
-- 1998
43% Trial and Error
  • Charles Tuttle
-- 1997
60% 2 Days in the Valley
  • Alvin
-- 1996
85% Fly Away Home
  • Thomas Alden
-- 1996
38% 101 Dalmatians
  • Roger
-- 1996
Redwood Curtain
  • Lyman Fellers
-- 1995
93% Speed
  • Harry
-- 1994
64% Dumb and Dumber
  • Harry Dunne
-- 1994
17% Terminal Velocity
  • Actor
-- 1994
88% Gettysburg
  • Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
-- 1993
There Goes the Neighborhood (Paydirt)
  • Willis Embry
-- 1992
50% Rain Without Thunder
  • Jonathan Garson
-- 1992
Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story
  • Agent Noonan
-- 1992
Grand Tour: Disaster in Time (Timescape)
  • Ben Wilson
-- 1992
21% The Butcher's Wife
  • Alex
-- 1991
Story of America's Classic Ballparks
  • Host
-- 1991
Love Hurts
  • Paul Weaver
-- 1990
44% Welcome Home Roxy Carmichael
  • Denton Webb
-- 1990
91% Arachnophobia
  • Dr. Ross Jennings
-- 1990
20% Checking Out
  • Ray Macklin
-- 1989
67% The House on Carroll Street
  • Cochran
-- 1988
The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial
  • Lt. Stephen Mark
-- 1988
50% Sweet Hearts Dance
  • Sam Manners
-- 1988
88% Radio Days
  • Baxter
-- 1987
46% Heartburn
  • Richard
-- 1986
88% Something Wild
  • Charlie Driggs
-- 1986
Marie
  • Eddie Sisk
-- 1985
Marie - A True Story
  • Actor
-- 1985
90% The Purple Rose of Cairo
  • Tom Baxter
-- 1985
88% Terms of Endearment
  • Flap Horton
-- 1983
Fifth of July
  • Jed Jenkins
-- 1982
90% Ragtime
  • O'Donnell
-- 1981
Rumor of War
  • Actor
-- 1980

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
The Newsroom
2012-2014
  • Will McAvoy
2012 - 2014
83% Saturday Night Live
1975-2014
  • Actor
1998

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Quotes from Jeff Daniels's Characters

    • Harry Dunne:
      You were right, Lloyd. She was definitely worth the trip.
    • Lloyd Christmas:
      Yeah. she's something, ain't she, Har? I'm glad we were able to help her out.
    From Dumb and Dumber. Submitted by Matt R (2 months ago)

    • Lloyd Christmas:
      What happened, Harry? Some little filly break your heart?
    • Harry Dunne:
      No. It was a girl.
    From Dumb and Dumber. Submitted by russell b (9 months ago)