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What can you say about Jeff Daniels? Well, if you take what Wikipedia says about him, you could say:
He has had a thriving film career, from his debut in 1981 in Ragtime, through State of Play in 2009. For his film work, he has received three Golden Globe Award nominations, including as Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy/Musical for Woody Allen‘s The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985) (hence the name of his theatre company). He has also received nominations by the Screen Actors Guild, Satellite Awards, and several for his work in The Squid and the Whale (London Critics Circle Awards, Independent Spirit Awards, Chlotrudis Awards and Gotham Awards).
However, what I would say about Jeff Daniels that makes him great is this scene from one of the greatest movies of all time, 1994’s Dumb and Dumber: