Golden Globes: 4 Nominations

Jeffrey “Jeff” Daniels (born February 19, 1955 in Clarke County, Georgia) acted in Ragtime (2001) directed by Milos Foreman from the 1975 novel by Doctorow, Terms of Endearment (1983) directed by James Brooks from the 1975 novel by Larry McMurtry. He starred in The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985) by Woody Allen, Something Wild (1986) by Jonathan Demme, Dumb & Dumber (1994) and Dumb & Dumber Too (2014) with Jim Carrey, Fly Away Home (1996) and The Squid and the Whale (2005) by Noah Baumbach. He acted with Sandra Bullock in Speed (1994), with Glenn Close in 101 Dalmatians (1996), with Tobey Maguire in Pleasantville (1998), with Davis Strathairn in Good Night, and Good Luck (2005) by George Clooney, with Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Looper (2012), with Michael Fassbender in Steve Jobs (2015) by Danny Boyle, with Matt Damon in The Martian (2015) by Ridley Scott. On television he played a TV News anchorman in The Newsroom (2013-2015) by Aaron Sorkin, he stars in Godless (2017) by Scott Frank.