Artist Bio

Jeff Daniels

(Bio as of September 2008)

Jeff Daniels most recently appeared at the Goodman in Turn of the Century during the 2008/2009 Season. Mr. Daniels’ Broadway credits include Lanford Wilson’s Redwood Curtain and Fifth of July (Drama Desk Award). Off-Broadway credits include the critically acclaimed Blackbird at Manhattan Theatre Club (Drama League Award), Lemon Sky (Drama Desk Nomination) at Second Stage Theatre and Johnny Got His Gun (Obie Award) at Circle Repertory Company. Mr. Daniels is the founder and executive director of Michigan’s Purple Rose Theatre Company. He has written 12 plays, including Across the Way (finalist for the Steinberg New Play Award), Guest Artist (runner-up for the Steinberg New Play Award) and Escanaba in da Moonlight. His film credits include Golden Globe nominations for The Purple Rose of Cairo, Something Wild and The Squid and the Whale. Mr. Daniels is an accomplished singer-songwriter and his recordings support The Purple Rose.

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