Jeff Daniels

1955 - Today

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Jeffrey Warren Daniels (born February 19, 1955) is an American actor, musician, and playwright. Known for his work in television, film, and multiple stage productions, he is the recipient of various accolades, including two Primetime Emmy Awards, in addition to nominations for three Tony Awards, five Screen Actors Guild Awards, and five Golden Globe Awards. He made his film debut in Miloš Forman's drama Ragtime (1981), and continued to work regularly throughout the 1980s to 1990s in James L. Brooks' Terms of Endearment (1983), Woody Allen's The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985), Mike Nichols' Heartburn (1986) as well as the war epic Gettysburg (1993) and the action film Speed (1994). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeff Daniels has received more than 6,671,270 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Jeff Daniels is the 1,276th most popular actor (up from 1,598th in 2019), the 2,331st most popular biography from United States (up from 2,884th in 2019) and the 634th most popular American Actor.

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  • 43

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  • 3.83

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  • 4.44

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Among actors, Jeff Daniels ranks 1,276 out of 10,030Before him are Peter Vaughan, Ken Takakura, Karen Black, Patricia Clarkson, Teri Hatcher, and Jessica Biel. After him are Edwige Fenech, Volodymyr Zelensky, Lea Thompson, Jacques Feyder, James Franco, and Martha Scott.

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Among people born in 1955, Jeff Daniels ranks 73Before him are Siri Hustvedt, Fernando Meirelles, Hans-Peter Briegel, Richard Schiff, Yo-Yo Ma, and Iman. After him are Adem Jashari, Simon Rattle, Bill Paxton, Al-Waleed bin Talal, Lena Olin, and Debra Winger.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jeff Daniels ranks 2,331 out of 15,968Before him are Patricia Clarkson (1959), Stephen Crane (1871), Gerry Mulligan (1927), Teri Hatcher (1964), William Joyce (1906), and Jessica Biel (1982). After him are Dorothea Tanning (1910), John Connally (1917), Lea Thompson (1961), James Franco (1978), Martha Scott (1912), and Howard Martin Temin (1934).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jeff Daniels ranks 634Before him are Stockard Channing (1944), Charles Durning (1923), Karen Black (1939), Patricia Clarkson (1959), Teri Hatcher (1964), and Jessica Biel (1982). After him are Lea Thompson (1961), James Franco (1978), Martha Scott (1912), James Whitmore (1921), Anne Ramsey (1929), and Jane Darwell (1879).

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