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  Jeff Daniels - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jeff Daniels (born February 19, 1955) is an American actor.
Daniels currently resides in Chelsea, where he is Founder and Executive director of the regionally-acclaimed Purple Rose Theatre Company, a not-for-profit professional theatre company.
The Squid and the Whale (2005) - Bernard Berkman
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 Jeff Daniels Photos - Jeff Daniels News - Jeff Daniels Information
Jeff Daniels Biography The 6'3" low-key leading man with a reserved manner and classic blond hair, blue eyes studied at the University of Central Michigan but his desire to be an actor soon took him to New York where he made a name for himself in the theatre.
Daniels won an Obie Award in 1982 for his one man theatre performance in 'Johnny Got His Gun' but his screen debut was in 1981's...
Jeff and Jim Carrey were nominated for an MTV Movie Award in 1995, for 'Best On-screen Duo', for their roles as Lloyd and Harry, the best friends on Dumb and Dumber.
www.tv.com /jeff-daniels/person/36731/summary.html   (488 words)

  
 Interview - Jeff Daniels for "Because of Winn-Dixie"
Daniels still maintains his connection to the stage and manages his own theatrical company, which keeps the actor busy and focused, through his labour of love, the Purple Rose Theatre.
Daniels: On occasion, and once you do that then you find reasons not to be available, but for the most part I've always come out for stuff that was either good for me or I actually thought was good and had accomplished what it set out to do.
Daniels: The moment where he is in the house and he's looking up, 'yea, she kept some of your books' and you're looking up - 'Dad, just a minute.' That's just a crack, that's just a little bit of a moment, but it's a crack.
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 Exclusive Jeff Daniels Interview
Jeff Daniels is one busy actor these days, playing incommunicative fathers, in this week's family drama Because of Winn-Dixie and the recent Sundance hit, The Squid and the Whale.
Jeff: On occasion, and once you do that then you find reasons not to be available, but for the most part I've always come out for stuff that was either good for me or I actually thought was good and had accomplished what it set out to do.
Jeff: The moment where he is in the house and he's looking up, 'yea, she kept some of your books' and you're looking up - 'Dad, just a minute.' That's just a crack, that's just a little bit of a moment, but it's a crack.
www.filmmonthly.com /Profiles/Articles/JeffDaniels/JeffDaniels.html   (2616 words)

  
 Jeff Daniels News
Jeff Daniels is an actor you can trust even when you don't trust his characters.
Bless you, Jeff Daniels, for taking us back to the Soady deer camp, that little Yoopertopia somewhere northwest of Escanaba, where the talk's all about big game and big women, the sweet sap whiskey is 200...
"Escanaba in da Moonlight" - the 1995 deer hunters' burlesque from playwright, Hollywood actor and Michigan resident Jeff Daniels - is fetishistic in its devotion to this...
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 Jeff Daniels finds himself in demand, even from the Midwest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Still, it would be remarkable considering Daniels has never tried to sell himself as an A-list Hollywood star, has never played an action hero, has taken extensive time off to work with the nationally respected Purple Rose Theater Company he founded in Chelsea in 1991 and has never really played the schmoozing game in Hollywood.
Daniels left the set of the family film "Because of Winn-Dixie" and flew to New York City to meet writer-director Noah Baumbach.
Jeff Daniels is Bernard Berkman, a once-promising novelist turned middle-aged academic in The Squid and the Whale.
www.azcentral.com /ent/movies/articles/1101jeffdaniels1101.html   (1102 words)

  
 Jeff Daniels
Daniels continued to wow viewers as he moved through one film to the next playing everything from villains and cads to heroes and romantic leads to tragic figures and loveable goofs.
Though Daniels has found low-key success in film, he still maintains his connection to the stage and manages his own theatrical company, Purple Rose Theatre Company (he also runs a film company by the same name), where he has written eight plays and directed one play, Boom Town.
Married since 1979 to Kathleen Treado, his high school sweetheart, Daniels has been living in his hometown since the early '90s where he has been bringing up his three kids.
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 James A. Swan's Articles - Interview With Jeff Daniels
Jeff said, "I've described it as 'Jeremiah Johnson' meets 'Dumb and 'Dumber, but 'Escanaba in da Moonlight' is basically a hero's journey, where Reuben is guided by his Indian wife, 'Hawk Moon,' (Kimberly Norris Guerro), who is a better shot.
Jeff, however, assures me that ultimately, this is a "heart" picture, that seeks to present a little-seen facet of modern American life.
Jeff says there have been two primary sources of his motivations to write the play: his wife's family, who are ardent hunters and introduced him to their world, and the short stories of John Volker, which appear in his classic collection of Upper Peninsula tales, Johnny and The Boys.
www.jamesswan.com /jeffdaniels.html   (885 words)

  
 Jeff Daniels no longer ‘vanilla’ - MOVIE OPINIONS - MSNBC.com
Jeff Daniels on 'The Squid and the Whale'
Daniels, who turned 50 this year and recently started directing his own movies, has been building to it for a long time.
Daniels also plays the actor who plays the character; he also falls for Farrow when he visits her New Jersey home.
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 Fametracker :: The Fame Audit :: Jeff Daniels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
There was an attempt at differentiating among Daniels and Bill Paxton and Bill Pullman, and discussion of that other Jeff, the Bridges one, and even a vague allusion to Uncle Joey from Full House.
Daniels does, however, fail to show up on either the movie poster or the TV ads, which does not reflect well on Jeff Daniels's current fame level.
Daniels definitely has what it takes to be the next Bill Murray, if he wants to be -- he's another actor commonly associated with goofball comedy roles, but, well into middle age, has the ability to surprise us with earnest, emotionally complex performances.
www.fametracker.com /fame_audit/daniels_jeff.php   (800 words)

  
 Cranky Critic® StarTalk: Jeff Daniels
Jeff Daniels: No. I know we use a TV show to get there, but it's their world.
Jeff Daniels: Yeah and I'll tell you in the last 2 or 3 days, with Pleasantville, I told my wife well I can retire now.
Jeff Daniels: Well, what takes the hypocrite out of it is that it is updated.
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 IGN: Interview: Jeff Daniels
Daniels recently sat down with IGN FilmForce to discuss his role in the film, and the evolving status of his career in Hollywood.
Daniels has an illustrious history working with both children and animals; from Fly Away Home to 101 Dalmatians, he's always been within arm's reach of one or the other.
I think this family film has more depth than some family films try and reach for." Daniels also thought that Wang was able to successfully portray the South – a notorious trap for filmmakers of all generations – as an eclectic and certainly eccentric community, but a wholesome and realistic one as well.
movies.ign.com /articles/588/588547p1.html   (925 words)

  
 A new role for Jeff Daniels: the macho intellectual
Hailed as one of the best films at this year’s New York Film Festival, “The Squid and the Whale”; is a dramatic comedy that revolves around a divorcing couple and their two adolescent sons in 1980s Brooklyn.
The film is bringing fresh attention to Jeff Daniels in his vivid portrayal of the self-absorbed patriarch Bernard Berkman, a man who sees himself as a victim in marriage and a talent too superior to be fully appreciated.
Jeff Daniels: The script was smart and it was a great role.
www.thevillager.com /villager_127/anewroleforjeffdaniels.html   (760 words)

  
 Playbill News: Jeff Daniels' Apartment 3A May Get Commercial NYC Run
Jeff Daniels is the well-known film and stage actor currently seen in the feature film, "The Squid and the Whale" (for which he was Golden Globe nominated).
Daniels was a member of the prestigious Circle Rep, and first distinguished himself as an actor with his theatrical roles.
Daniels founded an Equity company, Purple Rose, in his hometown of Chelsea, MI, and it is one of the state's most respected and popular institutions.
www.playbill.com /news/article/97773.html   (812 words)

  
 Special Event - An Evening with Jeff Daniels
Anniversary Season will open with a taste of Hollywood, as Jeff Daniels, the star of movies like “Good Night and Good Luck”, “Terms of Endearment”, “Dumb and Dumber”, “The Purple Rose of Cairo”, and “101 Dalmatians”, brings his one-man performance to the intimate stage at The Grand.
Daniels, as a live performer, truly understands that in order to have a successful time onstage, the addition of his own dry sense of humor is a necessary part of the act.
Peppered among his laugh-out-loud funny numbers are some tender blues songs, such as "Grandfather's Hat" and a love ballad that carries his wife's name, "Kathy." But, for the most part, Daniels offers an array of comedy songs that come out of real life and cover subjects ranging from road rage to aging.
www.grandoperahouse.org /events/special/jeffdaniels.html   (299 words)

  
 A guitar and a song: Jeff Daniels plays himself in one-man show
Jeff Daniels brings his one-man show to Interlochen's Corson Auditorium on Saturday, Nov. 4.
In fact, Daniels has been writing songs for more than 30 years and, in 2004, put some of them on a CD to raise money for his Purple Rose Theatre in Chelsea.
Daniels, 51, said music brings yet another creative dimension to his life, which also has included stage acting, directing and writing plays like the deer camp comedy "Escanaba in da Moonlight" and it's prequel, "Escanaba in Love," which opened this month at the Purple Rose.
www.record-eagle.com /2006/oct/27jeffdaniels.htm   (617 words)

  
 Jeff Daniels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Daniels has also worked extensively on television and stage, where he first distinguished himself by winning an Obie for a production of {+Johnny Got His Gun.
Daniels still maintains his connection to the stage and manages his own theatrical company.
The later '90s found Daniels turning homeward and venturing into new territories through his labor of love, the Purple Rose Theater.
www.djangomusic.com /actor_bio.asp?pid=P+16881   (376 words)

  
 Jeff Daniels Talks RV
Jeff Daniels is back in top comedic form with RV.
Jeff Daniels: I know I'm not bipolar or schizophrenic, but this career allows you to explore, to take some facets of yourself and spin it.
Jeff Daniels: It's not the type of roles; it's the type of people who are calling.
www.movieweb.com /news/56/12256.php   (2288 words)

  
 Comedy Central: Movies - Jeff Daniels - Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Blonde, cleft-chinned, and handsome in a rugged all-American way, Daniels made his screen debut playing PC O'Donnell in Milos Forman's Ragtime (1981).
Daniels has subsequently averaged one or two major feature films per year with notable performances, including: his memorable dual portrayal of a gallant movie hero/self-absorbed star who steps out of celluloid to steal the heart of lonely housewife
Set in the Michigan's Upper Peninsula (U.P., hence "Yooper"), the tale of redemption by means of bagging a buck mixed the regionally accented humor of Fargo with the eccentricities inherent to northerners and served as an ideal directorial debut for the Michigan native.
www.comedycentral.com /movies/person/14970/bio.jhtml   (495 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Jeff Daniels to receive award at Michael Moore film festival   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Daniels will be on hand to accept the award at the July 31 opening of the festival.
Daniels, 51, established the Purple Rose Theatre Company in his hometown of Chelsea, Mich.
By John Smock, AP Actor-director Jeff Daniels, famous for his role in Dumb and Dumber and other blockbusters, will receive the first Michigan Filmmaker Award at Michael Moore's second annual Traverse City Film Festival.
www.usatoday.com /life/people/2006-07-21-daniels_x.htm?POE=LIFISVA   (317 words)

  
 Jeff Daniels | Actor | Biography | Pictures | American Superstar Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Woody Allen made use of Daniels' restrained persona and clean-cut good looks by casting him as the movie star who steps out of the screen to help lonely Mia Farrow in The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985); it was a breakthrough part for Daniels (who actually replaced Michael Keaton after production had begun).
Daniels has been hard at work on several more films of late including Infamous, Mama's Boy, The Lookout and The Three Stooges, which he is slated to play the role of Larry.
Daniels currently resides in Chelsea, Michigan, where he is Founder and Executive director of the regionally-acclaimed Purple Rose Theatre Company, a not-for-profit professional theatre company.
www.americansuperstarmag.com /celebrity/Jeff_Daniels.php   (373 words)

  
 Home Is Far From Hollywood, Actor Jeff Daniels Lives Life To The Fullest In Michigan Hometown - CBS News
Jeff Daniels on his role in "The Squid and the Whale."
But then, Jeff Daniels has always taken the long view of Hollywood, for the last 20 years, from about 2000 miles away, in the little town of Chelsea, Michigan, where he and his wife Kathleen both grew up and where they chose to raise their family, learns CBS News correspondent Mika Brzezinski.
From his early successes in "Terms of Endearment" and "Purple Rose of Cairo" to heart warming tales like "Fly Away Home to "The Hours," with Meryl Streep, Jeff Daniels is known as one of the most versatile actors around, and one of the most respected.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2006/03/26/sunday/main1439591.shtml   (460 words)

  
 » Jeff Daniels brings Michigan grown music to Ann Arbor » Dig Michigan!
Jeff Daniels brings Michigan grown music to Ann Arbor
The concert, "Jeff Daniels & Friends," will take place Saturday, November 25, 2006, at the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor.
Jeff is great and does wonderful things for Michigan, please ask him to use his considerable influence to help the "shrinking middle class" as Lou Dobbs of CNN calls us.
www.absolutemichigan.com /dig/michigan/jeff-daniels-brings-michigan-grown-music-to-ann-arbor   (889 words)

  
 CMT.com : Jeff Daniels : Biography
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.
Located in the small town of Chelsea, Mich., the bus garage-turned-playhouse was designed to give Midwestern audiences the opportunity to enjoy entertainment generally reserved for big-city dwellers.
As a singer, songwriter and guitarist, he has also issued Jeff Daniels Live and Unplugged, a live acoustic album of his songs to raise money for the Purple Rose Theater.
www.cmt.com /artists/az/daniels_jeff/bio.jhtml   (436 words)

  
 CD Baby: JEFF DANIELS: Live and Unplugged To Benefit The Purple Rose Theatre
The result: Daniels' debut CD, "Live & Unplugged - To Benefit the Purple Rose Theatre." From the first song, "If William Shatner Can, I Can Too," Jeff Daniels let's us know no one's having more fun with this than he is. With no shortage of fodder for hi
I thought it was tremendous and Jeff Daniels could rival John Denver on many of the songs for his talent and was as funny as Jeff Foxworthy or any of the funny guys.
Jeff has written great songs and is a great folk singer!
www.cdbaby.com /cd/jeffdaniels   (648 words)

  
 Jeff Daniels @ Filmbug
An actor of enormous range, Daniels launched his film career as the self-involved semi-intellectual who cheated on his ill wife in James L. Brooks' Oscar-winning Terms Of Endearment.
Raised in Michigan, where he currently resides, Daniels attended college planning a teaching career while minoring in theatre.
As a member of Circle Rep, Daniels made his mark in the role of Jed in Lanford Wilson's Fifth Of July.
www.filmbug.com /db/4109   (438 words)

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