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Tim Blake Nelson


Tim Blake Nelson was born on May 11, 1964 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. He is an actor and director, known for O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), The Incredible Hulk (2008) and Lincoln (2012). He has been married to Lisa Benavides-Nelson since 1994. They have three children. See full bio »

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Known For

O Brother, Where Art Thou?
O Brother, Where Art Thou? Delmar O'Donnell
(2000)
The Incredible Hulk
The Incredible Hulk Samuel Sterns
(2008)
Lincoln
Lincoln Richard Schell
(2012)
Holes
Holes Dr. Pendanski
(2003)

Filmography

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 2017 The Long Home (post-production)
Hovington
 2017/II Monster (post-production)
Leroy Sawicki
 2017 Sidney Hall (post-production)
Johan
 2017 The Institute (post-production)
Dr. Lemelle
 2016 Colossal
 2016 Okkervil River RIP (Short)
Priest
 2016 The Confirmation
Vaughn
 2015 For Justice (TV Movie)
Ochs Rainey
 2015 Anesthesia
Adam
 2015 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TV Series)
Randy
- Kimmy Makes Waffles! (2015) ... Randy
- Kimmy Goes to Court! (2015) ... Randy
- Kimmy Has a Birthday! (2015) ... Randy
 2014 Rickover: The Birth of Nuclear Power
Admiral Rickover
 2014 Kill the Messenger
Alan Fenster
 2014 The Sound and the Fury
Father
 2014 Klondike (TV Mini-Series)
Meeker
- Episode #1.6 (2014) ... Meeker
- Episode #1.5 (2014) ... Meeker
- Episode #1.4 (2014) ... Meeker
- Episode #1.3 (2014) ... Meeker
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Meeker
 2013 Snake & Mongoose
Mike McAllister
 2013 Child of God
Sheriff Fate
 2013 Bukowski
Henry Bukowski
 2013 Blue Caprice
Ray
 2012 Adventures in the Sin Bin
Officer Totsch
 2011 Modern Family (TV Series)
Hank
- Dude Ranch (2011) ... Hank
 2011 Yelling to the Sky
Coleman
 2011 Flypaper
Peanut Butter
 2009 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Paulie Krill
- Working Stiffs (2009) ... Paulie Krill
 2009 Saint John of Las Vegas
Militant Ned
 2009 Possible Side Effects (TV Movie)
Buzz
 2008 American Violet
David Cohen
 2008 The Incredible Hulk (Video Game)
Samuel Sterns (voice)
 2006 The Astronaut Farmer
Kevin Munchak
 2006 Hoot
Curly
 2006 The Darwin Awards
Perp
 2006 Come Early Morning
Uncle Tim
 2005 Stella (TV Series)
Mountain Man
- Camping (2005) ... Mountain Man
 2005 The Big White
Gary
 2005 Warm Springs (TV Movie)
Tom Loyless
 2005 Crazy for Love
Doctor, Chief Nakahoma, Minister, Roger Bob
 2005 The Amateurs
Barney Macklehatton
 2004 Bereft
Dennis
 2004 The Last Shot
Marshal Paris
 2003 Wonderland
Billy Deverell
 2003 A Foreign Affair
Jake Adams
 2002 Cherish
Daly
 2002 The Good Girl
Bubba
 2000 Hamlet
Flight Captain
 1998 The Thin Red Line
Pvt. Tills
 1997 Prix Fixe (Short)
Busboy
 1997 Donnie Brasco
FBI Technician
 1996 Joe's Apartment
Cockroach (voice)
 1995 House of Buggin' (TV Series)
Kidnapper
- The Paco Vasquez Story (1995) ... Kidnapper
 1994 Amateur
Young Detective
 1993 Motel Blue 19
Adult Luther (voice, uncredited)
 1992 This Is My Life
Dennis
 1989 The Unnaturals (TV Series)
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(1998-1999 season) His play, "The Grey Zone," was performed at the Long Wharf Theatre (Stage II) in New Haven, Connecticut. Doug Hughes was director. Neil Patel was set designer. Catherine Zuber and Fabio Toblini were costume designers. MIchael Chybowski was lighting designer. David Van Tieghem was sound designer. See more »

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Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his film The Grey Zone (2001)] I thought if there is ever a moral dilemma, that's it. (...) You couldn't contrive anything more extreme - and this isn't contrived, it's true. I grew up going to synagogue every Saturday, Sunday school every Sunday and Hebrew school up to four times a week, and I never heard about the Sonderkommando. (...) When I read it, I was an able-bodied man in his 30's. ... See more »

Trivia:

It is Tim Blake Nelson's voice in the film and on the Soundtrack for "O Brother, Where Art Thou" singing "In the Jailhouse Now". See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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