Inside the Actors Studio

Inside the Actors Studio

Jeff Daniels
Season 21  |  Episode 4  |  Arts  |  October 23, 2017

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 Broadway run starring in Blackbird. 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, you will learn of Daniels' experiences acting in such films as The Purple Rose of Cairo and Terms 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.

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 Broadway run starring in Blackbird. 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, you will learn of Daniels' experiences acting in such films as The Purple Rose of Cairo and Terms 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.

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