Played by Jeff Daniels
JEFF DANIELS is a five-time Emmy®
nominee, winning in
Outstanding Lead Actor for The Newsroom and Outstanding
Supporting Actor for Godless. He has also received Golden
nominations on the big screen for his performances
in The Purple Rose of Cairo, Something Wild and The Squid
and the Whale, as well as one for The Newsroom. Daniels
is also a three-time individual Screen Actors Guild®
nominee. His other major screen roles include the Dumb
and Dumber franchise; The Martian; Looper; Good Night,
and Good Luck; Gods and Generals; The Hours; Pleasantville;
Gettysburg; Radio Days; Terms of Endearment and Ragtime.
As the founder and director of the Purple Rose Theatre
Company, Daniels is also a three-time Tony®
To Kill a Mockingbird (the highest grossing American play
in Broadway history), Blackbird and God of Carnage.
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