Jeff DANIELS

* 19.02.1955, Athens, Georgia, USA

Schauspieler * wächst in Michigan auf * besucht die Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant und beteiligt sich dort an Uniaufführungen * bricht sein Studium ab, geht nach New York und sammelt dort Bühnenerfahrungen (in verschiedenen Funktionen) am Circle Repertory Theater (erster Bühnenauftritt in The Farm, 1976) * 1980 tritt erstmals am Broadway in Fifth of July auf * Fernseh- (Serie A Rumor of War, 1980) und Kinodebüt (Minirolle in Ragtime) * 1982 Star der One-Person-Show Johnny Got His Gun * 1983 spielt ersten wichtigen Kinopart (als Debra Wingers Ehemann) in Terms of Endearment * 1984-86 steigt zum leading man auf (The Purple Rose of Cairo; Something Wild) * 1991 gründet die Purple Rose Theater Company in Chelsea (Michigan) * 1993 kehrt an den Broadway zurück (Redwood Curtain > 1995 wiederholt seine Rolle in der gleichnamigen Fernsehadaption) * 1994 Partner von Jim Carrey in dem Kinohit Dumb & Dumber * 1999 debütiert in New york City als Dramatiker (Thy Kingdom's Come) * Fernseharbeit (George Washington in The Crossing, 2000; Cheaters, 2000) * 2000 inszeniert seinen ersten Film als Regisseur (Escanaba in da Moonlight > nach seinem eigenen Stück) * verkörpert zweimal den Offizier Joshua Chamberlain in den Bürgerkriegdramen Gettysburg (1992) und Prequel Gods and Generals (2001) * überzeugt an der Seite von Laura Linney in The Squid and the Whale (2004) * 2009 steht erneut auf der Bühne in God of Carnage (am Broadway) * 2012-14 Star (und Emmy-Gewinner) der Fernsehreihe The Newsroom * auch als Songschreiber und Musiker (Gitarrist) tätig - veröffentlicht fünf Alben ("Well, mostly I act, write, play a Martin OM Jeff Daniels Custom Signature Edition guitar, have authored about 400 songs, played over 300 gigs the past 12 years from Maine to Alaska to California…" jeffdaniels.com) * Werberträger für Michigans Touristik und Wirtschaft ("Michigan's Top Promoter") | Bild/quelle: kinomania.ru


"I love living in Michigan, which has been great for my kids and my family. I just never did buy this idea that you have to live in Los Angeles to be an actor. (...) We do have an airport in Michigan." (2009)

FILMS

A Rumor of War (Stoßtrupp durch die grüne Hölle, 1980-USA * Richard T. Heffron ... bit) (8205-D) > TVM (8009)

Ragtime (Ragtime, 1980-USA * Miloš Forman ... bit) (08-12; 8111)

Terms of Endearment (Zeit der Zärtlichkeit, 1983-USA * James L. Brooks ... Flap Horton) (Roman von Larry McMurtry) (03-07; 8311)

The Purple Rose of Cairo (The Purple Rose of Cairo, 1983/84-USA; R+B: Woody Allen, K: Gordon Willis, M: Dick Hyman, D: Mia Farrow * Jeff Daniels: Tom Baxter/Gil Shepherd * Danny Aiello) 81m-Komödie (11-02; 8503)

Marie / Marie: A True Story (Marie - Eine wahre Geschichte, 1984/85-USA; R: Roger Donaldson, B: John Briley, K: Chris Menges, M: Francis Lai, D: Sissy Spacek, Jeff Daniels: Eddie Sisk, Keith Szarabajka, Morgan Freeman & Fred Dalton Thompson) 112m-Politthriller (Buch von Peter Maas, 1983) (11-?; 8509)

Heartburn (Sodbrennen, 1985-USA * Mike Nichols ... Richard) (Roman von Nora Ephron) (07-10; 8607)

Radio Days (Radio Days, 1985/86-USA; R+B: Woody Allen, K: Carlo Di Palma, MS: Dick Hyman, D: Danny Aiello, Jeff Daniels: Biff Baxter, Mia Farrow, Seth Green, Robert Joy, Julie Kavner, Diane Keaton, Julie Kurnitz, Renée Lippin, Kenneth Mars, Josh Mostel, Tony Roberts, Wallace Shawn, Michael Tucker, David Warrilow, Dianne Wiest) 88m-Komödie (11-05; 8701)

Something Wild (Gefährliche Freundin, 1986-USA; R: Jonathan Demme, B: E. Max Frye, K: Tak Fujimoto, M: John Cale, Laurie Anderson, D: Jeff Daniels: Charles Driggs * Melanie Griffith) 113m-Thrillerkomödie (03-?; 8611)

The House on Carroll Street (Das Haus in der Carroll Street, 1986-USA; R: Peter Yates, B: Walter Bernstein, K: Michael Ballhaus, M: Georges Delerue, D: Kelly McGillis * Jeff Daniels: Cochran, Jessica Tandy & Mandy Patinkin) 101m-Politthriller (07-09; 8803)

Sweet Hearts Dance (Sweethearts Dance - Liebe ist mehr als ein Wort, 1987-USA; R: Robert Greenwald, B: Ernest Thompson, K: Tak Fujimoto, M: Richard Gibbs, D: Don Johnson * Susan Sarandon * Jeff Daniels: Sam Manners * Elizabeth Perkins) 101m-Tragikomödie (04-05; 8809)

Checking Out (Checking Out, 1988-GB; R: David Leland, B: Joe Eszterhas, K: Ian Wilson, M: Carter Burwell, D: Jeff Daniels: Ray Macklin, Melanie Mayron, Michael Tucker, Kathleen York) 95m-Komödie (02-?; 8904-USA)

Love Hurts (Eine herzliche Affäre, 1988-USA; R: Bud Yorkin, B: Ron Nyswaner, K: Adam Greenberg, M: Burt Bacharach, D: Jeff Daniels: Paul Weaver, Judith Ivey, John Mahoney, Cynthia Sikes, Amy Wright & Cloris Leachman) 115m-Melodram (09-?; 9011-GB)

Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (Ein Mädchen namens Dinky, 1989-USA; R: Jim Abrahams, B: Karen Leigh Hopkins, K: Paul Elliott, M: Thomas Newman, D: Winona Ryder * Jeff Daniels: Denton Webb, Laila Robins, Dinah Manoff) 96/8m-Komödie (05-?; 9010)

Arachnophobia (Arachnophobia, 1989/90-USA * Frank Marshall ... Ross Jennings) (12-04; 9007)

The Butcher's Wife (Der Mann ihrer Träume, 1990-USA; R: Terry Hughes, B: Ezra Litwak, Marjorie Schwartz, K: Frank Tidy, M: Michael Gore, D: Demi Moore * Jeff Daniels: Alex Tremor) 105m-Fantasykomödie (10-12; 9110)

There Goes the Neighborhood (Paydirt - Schmutziges Geld * Die Maulwürfe, 1991-USA; R+B: Bill Phillips, K: Walt Lloyd, M: David Bell, D: Jeff Daniels: Willis Embry, Catherine O'Hara, Hector Elizondo, Rhea Perlman, Judith Ivey, Harris Yulin, Jonathan Banks & Dabney Coleman) 88m-Krimikomödie (06-08; 9210)

Rain without Thunder (Lautloser Regen, 1992-USA; R+B: Gary Bennett, K: Karl Kases, M: Randall Lynch, Allen Lynch, D: Betty Buckley, Jeff Daniels: Jonathan Garson, Frederic Forrest, Graham Greene, Linda Hunt, Robert Earl Jones, Carolyn McCormick, Austin Pendleton, Ali Thomas & Steve Zahn) 86/99m-Sci-Fi-Drama (9302)

Gettysburg (Gettysburg, 1992-USA; R+B: Ronald F. Maxwell, K: Kees Van Oostrum, M: Randy Edelman, D: Tom Berenger * Jeff Daniels: Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain * Martin Sheen) 248/63m-Bürgerkriegsepos (Roman The Killer Angels von Michael Shaara, 1974) (07-10; 9310)

Speed (Speed, 1993-USA * Jan de Bont ... Harry) (9406)

Dumb & Dumber (Dumm und dümmer, 1994-USA; R: Peter Farrelly, B: Peter Farrelly, Bennett Yellin, Bobby Farrelly, K: Mark Irwin, M: Todd Rundgren, D: Jim Carrey * Jeff Daniels: Harry) 106m-Komödie (04-07; 9412)

2 Days in the Valley (Zwei Tage in L.A., 1995-USA; R+B: John Herzfeld, K: Oliver Wood, M: Anthony Marinelli, D: Danny Aiello, Greg Cruttwell, Jeff Daniels: Alvin Strayer, Teri Hatcher, Glenne Headly, Peter Horton, Marsha Mason, Paul Mazursky, James Spader, Eric Stoltz, Charlize Theron) 105m-Schwarze Komödie (05-08; 9609)

Fly Away Home (1995-USA * Carroll Ballard ... Thomas Alden) (Autobiografie von Bill Lishman) (07-10; 9609)

101 Dalmatians (1995/96-USA * Stephen Herek ... Roger) (Roman von Dodie Smith) (10?11-01; 9611)

Trial and Error (Noch dümmer, 1996-USA; R: Jonathan Lynn, B: Sara Bernstein, Gregory Bernstein, K: Gabriel Beristain, M: Phil Marshall, D: Michael Richards * Jeff Daniels: Charles Tuttle, Charlize Theron, Jessica Steen & Rip Torn) 98m-Komödie (05-08; 9705)

Pleasantville (Pleasantville - Zu schön, um wahr zu sein, 1997-USA; R+B: Gary Ross, K: John Lindley, M: Randy Newman, D: Tobey Maguire * Jeff Daniels: Bill Johnson * Joan Allen * William H. Macy * J.T. Walsh & Reese Witherspoon) 124m-Mediensatire (03-06; 9810)

My Favorite Martian (Der Onkel vom Mars, 1997-USA; R: Donald Petrie, B: Sherri Stoner, Deanna Oliver, K: Thomas E. Ackerman, M: John Debney, D: Jeff Daniels: Tim O'Hara * Christopher Lloyd, Elizabeth Hurley, Daryl Hannah, Wallace Shawn, Christine Ebersole & Ray Walston) 94m-Sci-Fi-Komödie (07-11; 9902)

It's the Rage / All the Rage (Rage - Irrsinnige Gewalt, 1998/99-USA; R: James D. Stern, B: Keith Reddin, K: Alex Nepomniaschy, M: Mark Mothersbaugh, D: Joan Allen * Andre Braugher * Josh Brolin * Jeff Daniels: Warren Harding * Robert Forster * Anna Paquin * Giovanni Ribisi * David Schwimmer * Gary Sinise * Bokeem Woodbine) 97m-Drama (Bühnenstück von Keith Reddin) (11-?; 0007)

Chasing Sleep (Chasing: Sleep, 1999/00-USA; R+B: Michael Walker, K: Jim Denault, D: Jeff Daniels: Ed Saxon, Emily Bergl, Zach Grenier, Julian McMahon, Ben Shenkman, Molly Price & Gil Bellows) 104m-Mysterythriller (11-01; 0105-F)

Escanaba in da Moonlight (2000-USA; d+B: Jeff Daniels, K: Richard Brauer, M: Alto Reed, D: Jeff Daniels: Reuben Soady, Harve Presnell, Kimberly Norris Guerrero, Joey Albright, Randall Godwin, Wayne David Parker) 91m-Komödie (Bühnenstück von Jeff Daniels, 1995) (02-04; 0101 > limited release)

The Hours (The Hours - Von Ewigkeit zu Ewigkeit * The Hours, 2001-USA/GB; R: Stephen Daldry, B: David Hare, K: Seamus McGarvey, M: Philip Glass, D: Meryl Streep * Julianne Moore * Nicole Kidman, Ed Harris, Toni Collette, Claire Danes, Jeff Daniels: Louis Waters, Stephen Dillane, Allison Janney, John C. Reilly, Miranda Richardson) 114m-Drama (Roman von Michael Cunningham, 1998) (01-04/+01.02; 0212)

Super Sucker (Super Sucker, 2001-USA; R+B: Jeff Daniels, K: Richard Brauer, M: Alto Reed, D: Jeff Daniels: Fred Barlow, Matt Letscher, Harve Presnell, Dawn Wells) 91m-Komödie (05-06; 0301 > limited release)

Gods and Generals (Gods and Generals, 2001-USA; R+B: Ronald F. Maxwell, K: Kees Van Oostrum, M: John Frizzell, Randy Edelman, D: Jeff Daniels: Lieutenant Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain * Stephen Lang * Robert Duvall) 231m-Historiendrama (Buch von Jeffrey M. Shaara, 1996) (08-12; 0302)

Blood Work (Blood Work, 2002-USA * Clint Eastwood ... Buddy Noone) (Roman von Michael Connelly) (02-04; 0208)

Imaginary Heroes (2003-USA/D/B; R+B: Dan Harris, K: Tim Orr, M: Deborah Lurie; [Titelthema] John Ottman, D: Sigourney Weaver * Emile Hirsch, Jeff Daniels: Ben Travis) 112m-Familiendrama (08-?; 0412)

Because of Winn-Dixie (Winn-Dixie - Mein zotteliger Freund, 2003-USA; R: Wayne Wang, B: Joan Singleton, K: Karl Walter Lindenlaub, M: Rachel Portman, D: AnnaSophia Robb * Jeff Daniels: Prediger * Cicely Tyson * Dave Matthews * Eva Marie Saint) 106m-Tragikomödie (Roman von Kate DiCamillo, 2000) (09-12; 0502)

The Squid and the Whale (Der Tintenfisch und der Wal, 2004-USA; R+B: Noah Baumbach, K: Robert Yeoman, M: Dean Wareham & Britta Phillips, D: Jeff Daniels: Bernard Berkman * Laura Linney * Jesse Eisenberg * Owen Kline) 81m-Tragikomödie (07-08; 0510)

Infamous (Kaltes Blut - Auf den Spuren von Truman Capote, 2005-USA; R+B: Douglas McGrath, K: Bruno Delbonnel, M: Rachel Portman, D: Toby Jones * Sandra Bullock * Daniel Craig, Peter Bogdanovich, Jeff Daniels: Alvin Dewey, Hope Davis, Gwyneth Paltrow, Isabella Rossellini, Juliet Stevenson, Sigourney Weaver) 118m-Drama (Buch Truman Capote von George Plimpton, 1997) (02-?; 0610)

Good Night, and Good Luck. (Good Night, and Good Luck, 2005-USA * George Clooney ... Sig Mickelson) (03-04; 5010)

RV / Die Chaoscamper (2005-USA/D; R: Barry Sonnenfeld, B: Geoff Rodkey, K: Fred Murphy, M: James Newton Howard, D: Robin Williams, Jeff Daniels: Travis Gornicke, Cheryl Hines, Kristin Chenoweth, Joanna "JoJo" Levesque, Josh Hutcherson) 98m-Familienkomödie (05-?; 0604)

Paper Man (Paper Man - Zeit erwachsen zu werden, 2006-USA; R+B: Michele Mulroney, Kieran Mulroney, K: Eigil Bryld, M: Mark McAdam, D: Jeff Daniels: Richard Dunn, Ryan Reynolds, Emma Stone, Kieran Culkin, Hunter Parrish & Lisa Kudrow) 110m-Tragikomödie (02-04/+11.08; 1004)

The Lookout (Die Regeln der Gewalt, 2006-USA; R+B: Scott Frank, K: Alar Kivilo, M: James Newton Howard, D: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jeff Daniels: Lewis, Matthew Goode, Bruce McGill & Isla Fisher) 99m-Thrillerdrama (03-?; 0703)

Mama's Boy (2006-USA; d: Tim Hamilton, B: Hank Nelken, K: Jonathan Brown, M: Mark Mothersbaugh, D: Jon Heder * Diane Keaton * Jeff Daniels: Mert Rosenbloom * Anna Faris) 100m-Komödie (06-?; 0711 > limited release)

Traitor (Traitor [- Zwischen den Fronten], 2007-USA; R+B: Jeffrey Nachmanoff, K: J. Michael Muro, M: Mark Kilian, D: Don Cheadle * Guy Pearce, Saïd Taghmaoui, Neal McDonough, Alyy Khan & Jeff Daniels: Carter) 114m-Politthriller (09-11; 0808)

State of Play (State of Play - Stand der Dinge, 2008-USA/GB; R: Kevin Macdonald, B: Matthew Michael Carnahan, Tony Gilroy, Billy Ray, K: Rodrigo Prieto, M: Alex Heffes, D: Russell Crowe * Ben Affleck * Rachel McAdams, Robin Wright[-Penn], Jason Bateman, Jeff Daniels: George Fergus & Helen Mirren) 127m-Politthriller (01-04; 0904)

The Answer Man (The Answer Man * Der göttliche Mister Faber, 2008-USA; R+B: John Hindman, K: Oliver Bokelberg, M: Teddy Castellucci, D: Jeff Daniels: Arlen Faber * Lauren Graham * Lou Taylor Pucci) 95m-Liebeskomödie (03-06; 0907)

Away We Go (Away We Go [- Auf nach Irgendwo], 2008-USA; R: Sam Mendes, B: Dave Eggers, Vendela Vida, K: Ellen Kuras, M: Alexi Murdoch, D: John Krasinski * Maya Rudolph, Jeff Daniels: Jerry Farlander, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Allison Janney, Chris Messina, Catherine O'Hara, Paul Schneider) 97m-Roadmovie (04-07; 0906)

Howl (Howl - Das Geheul, 2009-USA; R+B: Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman, K: Edward Lachman, M: Carter Burwell, D: James Franco, David Strathairn, Jon Hamm, Bob Balaban, Alessandro Nivola, Treat Williams, Mary-Louise Parker & Jeff Daniels: Professor David Kirk) 84m-Drama (03-04; 1009)

Looper (Looper, 2011-USA; R+B: Rian Johnson, K: Steve Yedlin, M: Nathan Johnson, D: Bruce Willis * Joseph Gordon-Levitt * Emily Blunt, Paul Dano, Noah Segan, Piper Perabo & Jeff Daniels: Abe) 118m-Sci-Fi-Thriller (01-04; 1209)

Dumb and Dumber To (Dumm und Dümmehr, 2013-USA; R: Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly, B: Sean Anders, John Morris, Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly, Bennett Yellin, Mike Cerrone, K: Matthew F. Leonetti, M: Empire of the Sun, D: Jim Carrey * Jeff Daniels: Harry Dunne, Rob Riggle, Laurie Holden, Rachel Melvin & Kathleen Turner) 109m-Komödie (09-11; 1411)

The Martian (Der Marsianer - Rettet Mark Watney, 2014/15-USA; R: Ridley Scott, B: Drew Goddard, K: Dariusz Wolski, M: Harry Gregson-Williams, D: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels: Teddy Sanders, Michael Peña, Kate Mara, Sean Bean, Sebastian Stan, Aksel Hennie & Chiwetel Ejiofor) 144m-Sci-Fi-Drama (Roman von Andy Weir, 2011 | 2014) (11-03; 1510)

Steve Jobs (Steve Jobs, 2015-USA/GB; R: Danny Boyle, B: Aaron Sorkin, K: Alwin Küchler, M: Daniel Pemberton, D: Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Jeff Daniels: John Sculley, Michael Stuhlbarg, Katherine Waterston) 122m-Biopicdrama (Buch von Walter Isaacson, 2011) (01-04; 1510)

(The Divergent Series:) Allegiant (Die Bestimmung - Allegiant, 2015-USA; R: Robert Schwentke, B: Noah Oppenheim, Adam Cooper, Bill Collage, K: Florian Ballhaus, M: Joseph Trapanese, D: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Jeff Daniels: David, Octavia Spencer, Ray Stevenson, Zoë Kravitz, Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Maggie Q, Bill Skarsgård & Naomi Watts) 120m-Sci-Fi-Abenteuer (Roman Allegiant von Veronica Roth, 2013) (05-08; 1603)


Timescape / Disaster in Time / The Grand Tour (Time Escape, 1990-USA * David Twohy ... Ben Wilson) 99m (05-?) > TVM (9205 * filmed for theatrical release but debuted on cable TV instead)

I Witness (2003-USA/D * Rowdy Herrington ... James Rhodes) 95m (1.85) > nur Video/vertrieb (16; 0307-D | 0709-USA)

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