The Emmy Award-winning series hosted by James Lipton welcomes actor, musician and playwright Jeff Daniels to the Actors Studio stage. The Emmy-winning performer discusses his recent role of John Sculley in the critically-acclaimed film, Steve Jobs, and his upcoming Broadway run starring in Blackbird, beginning February 2016. In the episode, Daniels delves into his Midwestern roots, where both he and his wife, Kathleen Treado, talk about The Purple Rose Theater, which they founded in Chelsea, Michigan. Additionally, viewers will learn of Daniels' experiences acting in such films as The Purple Rose of Cairo andTerms of Endearment as well as his time working with Aaron Sorkin on his Emmy-winnning portrayal of Will McAvoy in The Newsroom. Finally, Daniels showcases his musical ambitions with a song inspired by Clint Eastwood.
Jeff Daniels Almost Got Cut from Dumb and Dumber
The actor opens up about how his supportive co-star fought for him on set of the comedy classic.