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Jeffrey Warren Daniels (born February 19, 1955) is an American actor, musician and playwright who is best known for playing as Harry Dunne in Dumb and Dumber and its sequel Dumb and Dumber To.


Year Title Role Notes
1981 Ragtime P.C. O'Donnell
1983 Terms of Endearment Flap Horton
1985 The Purple Rose of Cairo Tom Baxter/Gil Shephard
Marie Eddie Sisk
1986 Something Wild Charles Diggs
Heartburn Richard
1987 Radio Days Biff Baxter
1988 The House on Carroll Street Cochran
Sweet Hearts Dance Sam Manners
1989 Checking Out Ray Macklin
1990 Arachnophobia Ross Jennings
Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael Denton Webb
1991 Love Hurts Paul Weaver
The Butcher's Wife Dr. Alex Tremor
1992 Timescape Ben Wilson Also known as Grand Tour: Disaster in Time
There Goes the Neighborhood Willis Embry
1993 Rain Without Thunder Jonathan Garson
Gettysburg Colonel Joshua Chamberlain
1994 Speed Harry Temple
Dumb and Dumber Harry Dunne
1995 Redwood Curtain Lyman Fellers
1996 Fly Away Home Thomas Alden
2 Days in the Valley Alvin Strayer
101 Dalmations Roger Dearly
1997 Trial and Error Charlie Tuttle
1998 Pleasantville Bill Johnson
1999 My Favorite Martian Tim O'Hara
It's the Rage Warren Harding
2000 Chasing Sleep Ed Saxon
Cheaters Dr. Gerard Plecki
2001 Escanaba in da Moonlight Reuben Soady Also co-writer and director
2002 Super Sucker Fred Barlow Also co-writer and director
The Hours Louis Waters
2003 Gods and Generals Lt. Colonel Joshua Chamberlain
I Witness James Rhodes
2004 Imaginary Heroes Ben Travis
The Five People You Meet in Heaven The Blue Man
2005 The Squid and the Whale Bernard Berkman
Because of Winn-Dixie The Preacher
Good Night, and Good Luck Sig Mickelson
2006 RV Travis Gornicke
Infamous Alvin Dewey
2007 The Lookout Lewis
Mama's Boy Mert Rosenbloom
A Plumm Summer Narrator
2008 Space Chimps Zartog voice
Traitor Carter
2009 State of Play Representative George Fergus
The Answer Man Arlen Faber
Away We Go Jerry Farlander
Paper Man Richard Dunn
2010 Howl Professor David Kirk
2012 Looper Abe
2013 Quad Mickey
2014 Dumb and Dumber To Harry Dunne
2015 Steve Jobs John Sculley
The Martian Teddy Sanders
2016 The Divergent Series: Allegiant David
2018 The Catcher Was a Spy Bill Donovan
2019 Guest Artist Joseph Harris Also writer


  • On the SNL episode that Jim Carrey hosted on October 25, 2014, the handsome and versatile Jeff Daniels played as a fictional relative of Carrey named Granddaddy Lloyd who is a parody of Lloyd Christmas.