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Timothy Busfield is a Producer, Director and Emmy Award winning actor with over 650 professional credits. As an actor he has been a series regular or recurring character in 14 series including "Thirtysomething", "The West Wing", "Entourage", "Sleepy Hollow", Secrets and Lies", "ED", "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip", "Trapper John, M.D.", "The Byrds... See full bio »
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Known For

The West Wing
The West Wing Danny Concannon
(1999-2006)
Thirtysomething
Thirtysomething Elliot Weston
(1987-1991)
Field of Dreams
(1989)
Revenge of the Nerds
(1984)

Filmography

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 2015 One Smart Fellow (Short)
Clark
 2015 Secrets and Lies (TV Series)
John Garner
- The Lie (2015) ... John Garner
- The Son (2015) ... John Garner
- The Cop (2015) ... John Garner
- The Father (2015) ... John Garner
 2015 The Night Shift (TV Series)
Shane
- Hold On (2015) ... Shane
 2014-2015 Sleepy Hollow (TV Series)
Benjamin Franklin
- Tempus Fugit (2015) ... Benjamin Franklin
- The Kindred (2014) ... Benjamin Franklin
- This Is War (2014) ... Benjamin Franklin
 2014 23 Blast
Jasper A. Duncan
 2013 Perception (TV Series)
George
- Neuropositive (2013) ... George
 2013 Revolution (TV Series)
Dr. Ethan Camp
- The Love Boat (2013) ... Dr. Ethan Camp
 2013 Restless Virgins (TV Movie)
Senator Whitman
 2012-2013 The Mob Doctor (TV Series)
David Ellis
- Resurrection (2013) ... David Ellis
- Change of Heart (2012) ... David Ellis
 2013 Nightcomer
Marty
 2012 Childrens Hospital (TV Series)
Dr. Bloomfield
- Behind the Scenes (2012) ... Dr. Bloomfield
 2012 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Charles Bynes
- Leap of Faith (2012) ... Charles Bynes
 2012/I Save the Date
Benjie
 2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Daniel Carter
- Russian Brides (2011) ... Daniel Carter
 2011 Beyond the Blackboard (TV Movie)
School district's HR representative
 2010 Outlaw (TV Series)
District Attorney Mereta
- In Re: Tracy Vidalin (2010) ... District Attorney Mereta
 2010 Law & Order (TV Series)
Ray Backlund
- Brilliant Disguise (2010) ... Ray Backlund
 2006-2007 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Cal Shanley
- What Kind of Day Has It Been (2007) ... Cal Shanley
- K&R: Part 3 (2007) ... Cal Shanley (credit only)
- K&R: Part 2 (2007) ... Cal Shanley
- K&R: Part 1 (2007) ... Cal Shanley
- Breaking News (2007) ... Cal Shanley
 1999-2006 The West Wing (TV Series)
Danny Concannon
- Institutional Memory (2006) ... Danny Concannon
- Requiem (2006) ... Danny Concannon
- Internal Displacement (2006) ... Danny Concannon
- The Ticket (2005) ... Danny Concannon
- 7A WF 83429 (2003) ... Danny Concannon
 2005 Entourage (TV Series)
TV Director
- Blue Balls Lagoon (2005) ... TV Director
 2004 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Ed Felder
- Malone v. Malone (2004) ... Ed Felder
- Light Years (2004) ... Ed Felder
- In the Dark (2004) ... Ed Felder
 2002-2004 Ed (TV Series)
Lloyd Stevens
- Best Wishes (2004) ... Lloyd Stevens
- Makeovers (2002) ... Lloyd Stevens
- Lloyd (2002) ... Lloyd Stevens
 2003 Stuck in the Middle with You (TV Movie)
 2003 National Security
Charlie Reed
 2002 Terminal Error
Elliot Nescher
 2002 Dead in a Heartbeat (TV Movie)
Franklin
 2001 Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family (TV Series)
Det. Mackowitz
- Home for the Holidays (2001) ... Det. Mackowitz
 2000 Heartbeat (Short)
Heart (voice)
 2000 Rude Awakening (TV Series)
John
- If I Could See Me Now: Part 2 (2000) ... John
 1999 The Darklings (TV Movie)
Clayton Shepherd
 1999 Time at the Top
Frank Shawson
 1998 Carson's Vertical Suburbia (TV Movie)
Henry
 1998 Wanted
Fr. Donnelly
 1998 Dream House (TV Movie)
Richard Connor Thornton
 1998 The Souler Opposite
Robert Levin
 1998 Erasable You
Brian
 1997 Buffalo Soldiers (TV Movie)
Maj. Robert Carr
 1997 Trucks (TV Movie)
Ray
 1997 What's Right with America (TV Movie)
Gordon
 1997 When Secrets Kill (TV Movie)
Det. Walter Ferrence
 1997 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series)
Businessman #2
- Food (1997) ... Businessman #2
 1996 First Kid
Woods
 1996 The Unspeakable (TV Movie)
Matthew Grissom
 1996 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Spy Guy
- Seconds (1996) ... Spy Guy (uncredited)
 1996 Champs (TV Series)
Tom McManus
- Valentine's Day Massacre (1996) ... Tom McManus
- The Loop (1996) ... Tom McManus
- It's Must Have Been Gridlock (1996) ... Tom McManus
- Home Alone (1996) ... Tom McManus
- Two of a Kind (1996) ... Tom McManus
 1995 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Dr. Jon Holland
- Under the Bed (1995) ... Dr. Jon Holland
 1995 Kidnapped: In the Line of Duty (TV Movie)
Pete Honeycutt
 1995 In the Shadow of Evil (TV Movie)
Det. Walt Keller
 1994 Quiz Show
Fred
 1994 Little Big League
Lou Collins
 1994 The Byrds of Paradise (TV Series)
Sam Byrd
- He Hawai'i Kakou I Ka Pu'uwai (1994) ... Sam Byrd
- Hair Today, Gone to Maui (1994) ... Sam Byrd
- Kimo the Magnificent (1994) ... Sam Byrd
- Back in the Saddle (1994) ... Sam Byrd
- The Bottle Show (1994) ... Sam Byrd
 1994 Murder Between Friends (TV Movie)
John Thorn
 1993 The Skateboard Kid
Frank
 1993 Screen One (TV Series)
Ephraim Lipshitz
- Wall of Silence (1993) ... Ephraim Lipshitz
 1993 Striking Distance
Tony Sacco
 1993 Fade to Black (TV Movie)
Professor Del Calvin
 1992 Sneakers
Dick Gordon
 1991 Strays (TV Movie)
Paul Jarrett
 1987-1991 Thirtysomething (TV Series)
Elliot Weston
- California (1991) ... Elliot Weston
- Melissa in Wonderland (1991) ... Elliot Weston (credit only)
- A Stop at Willoughby (1991) ... Elliot Weston (credit only)
- Hopeless (1991) ... Elliot Weston (credit only)
- Out the Door (1991) ... Elliot Weston
 1989 Field of Dreams
Mark
 1987 Matlock (TV Series)
Adam Gardner
- The Rat Pack (1987) ... Adam Gardner
 1984-1986 Family Ties (TV Series)
Doug / Young Matt
- My Back Pages (1986) ... Young Matt
- Best Man (1984) ... Doug
- Little Man on Campus (1984) ... Doug
 1984-1986 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Dr. John 'J.T.' McIntyre
- Elusive Butterfly (1986) ... Dr. John 'J.T.' McIntyre
- Strange Bedfellows (1986) ... Dr. John 'J.T.' McIntyre
- Research and Destroy (1986) ... Dr. John 'J.T.' McIntyre
- Self-Diagnosis (1986) ... Dr. John 'J.T.' McIntyre
- The Curmudgeon (1986) ... Dr. John 'J.T.' McIntyre
 1985 Hotel (TV Series)
Robert Bianca
- Imperfect Union (1985) ... Robert Bianca
 1984 The Paper Chase (TV Series)
Barrett
- The Advocates (1984) ... Barrett
 1984 Revenge of the Nerds
Poindexter
 1984 After MASH (TV Series)
Prentiss
- C.Y.A. (1984) ... Prentiss
 1983 Reggie (TV Series)
Mark Potter
- Once a Father (1983) ... Mark Potter
- It's My Party and I'll Die If I Want To (1983) ... Mark Potter
- Reggie's Warning (1983) ... Mark Potter
- That's Life (1983) ... Mark Potter
- The Seduction of Reggie (1983) ... Mark Potter
 1981 Stripes
Soldier with Mortar
Show Show Producer (7 credits)
Show Show Director (52 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (27 credits)
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Appeared in Inside 'thirtysomething' (2001) on Bravo (2001). See more »

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Alternate Names:

Tim Busfield

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Played 9 seasons of Semi-Pro baseball in Sacramento, CA. As a starting pitcher he had a record of 30 wins and 12 loses playing against some of the nations top college and ex-pro players. See more »

Nickname:

Tim

Star Sign:

Gemini

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