terms of endearment

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Conversations with Jeff Daniels

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Career Conversations with Jeff Daniels. Moderated by BroadwayWorld.com's Richard Ridge of "Backstage with Richard Ridge!" Actor, musician, and playwright Jeff Daniels is known for his roles in such films as Terms of Endearment, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Arachnophobia, Dumb & Dumber, The Hours, The Squid and the Whale, and Good Night and Good Luck, as well as his Emmy Award-winning performance on HBO’s The Newsroom. Daniels can currently be seen on his return to Broadway in 2016’s Blackbird, alongside Michelle Williams. His most recent projects include part 1 of The Divergent Series: Allegiant, alongside Shailene Woodley and Theo James, 20th Century-Fox’s The Martian, directed by Ridley Scott, and Universal’s Steve Jobs, directed by Danny Boyle. Daniels has received many prestigious nominations over the course of his long career, including four Golden Globes, four SAG Awards, and two Emmys. Alongside screen work, Daniels has many stage credits to his name and is the founder of The Purple Rose Theater Company in Chelsea, Michigan. On Broadway, he has appeared in Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage for which his performance earned a 2009 Tony Award nomination for Best Actor, A. R. Gurney’s The Golden Age, Lanford Wilson’s Redwood Curtain, and Wilson’s Fifth of July. He has appeared off Broadway in productions of Wilson’s Lemon Sky and Bradley Rand Smith’s adaptation of Johnny Got His Gun. Daniels is also a musician and songwriter, and has recorded six full length albums.