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SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2016
Live at Beacon Theatre

Jeff Daniels — Nominee for Best Leading Actor in a Play


Ray, a 55-year-old man.

Bio Brief:
Daniels received a Tony nod for God of Carnage in 2009. His other Broadway credits include Redwood Curtain, The Golden Age, Fifth of July and Gemini. He received an Emmy for his role of Will McAvoy in Aaron Sorkin's HBO series The NewsroomHis film resume includes Dumb and Dumber, The Purple Rose of Cairo, The Squid and the Whale, The Hours, Good Night and Good Luck and Terms of Endearment

Other Honors For This Role:
— Audience Choice Award nomination for Favorite Leading Actor in a Play

Tony History:
Tony Award nomination for Best Actor in a Play, God of Carnage

Fun Fact:
A makeup artist at Saturday Night Live accidentally applied plaster to Jeff Daniels' face instead of a face mold the night before he hosted. The plaster took six hours and one New York City surgon to remove it.  

Other Nominees for Best Leading Actor in a Play