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Jeff Daniels
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Key Information
Character Will McAvoy
First episode "We Just Decided To"
Last episode "What Kind of Day Has It Been"
Credits 19 episodes (see below)
Birthdate February 19, 1955
Birthplace Athens, Georgia, USA

Jeff Daniels, born February 19, 1955 in Athens, Georgia, USA, is an actor. He plays Will McAvoy in the HBO series The Newsroom. He stars in the first season and debuts in the pilot episode "We Just Decided To". He is known for his roles in the films Dumb & Dumber, The Squid & the Whale, Fly Away Home, 101 Dalmatians, and Good Night, and Good Luck.



Season 1 credits
"We Just Decided To" "News Night 2.0" "The 112th Congress" "I'll Try to Fix You" "Amen"
"Bullies" "5/1" "The Blackout Part I: Tragedy Porn" "The Blackout Part II: Mock Debate" "The Greater Fool"
Season 2 credits
"First Thing We Do, Let’s Kill All the Lawyers" "The Genoa Tip" "Willie Pete"
"Unintended Consequences" "News Night with Will McAvoy" "One Step Too Many"
"Red Team III" "Election Night, Part I" "Election Night, Part II"
Season 3 credits
"Boston" "Run" "Main Justice"
"Contempt" "Oh Shenandoah" "What Kind of Day Has It Been"