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Timothy Olyphant


From Timothy Olyphant's first screen appearances, such as his two-minute bit in The First Wives Club (1996), to "Nicko", whose presence at times dwarfed the island in A Perfect Getaway (2009), he has been a force to be reckoned with. Born in Hawaii, Timothy David Olyphant was raised in Modesto, California. He is the son of Katherine Lyon (Gideon) ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Justified
Justified Raylan Givens
(2010-2015)
Live Free or Die Hard
Live Free or Die Hard Thomas Gabriel
(2007)
Hitman
Hitman Agent 47
(2007)
The Crazies
The Crazies David
(2010)

Filmography

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 2017 Behold My Heart (post-production)
Steven Lang
  Beef (pre-production)
Brian Gill
 2016/I Mother's Day
Henry
 2014 This Is Where I Leave You
Horry Callen
 2013 The Mindy Project (TV Series)
Graham
- Sk8er Man (2013) ... Graham
 2013 Dealin' with Idiots
Max's Dad
 2013 Archer (TV Series)
Lucas Troy
- The Wind Cries Mary (2013) ... Lucas Troy (voice)
 2012 The League (TV Series)
Wesley
- The Freeze Out (2012) ... Wesley
 2011 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Video Game)
Grinch (voice)
 2011 Rango
Spirit of the West (voice)
 2010 The Office (TV Series)
Danny Cordray
- The Sting (2010) ... Danny Cordray
 2009 High Life
Dick
 2008 Samantha Who? (TV Series)
Winston Funk
- The Boss (2008) ... Winston Funk
 2008 Stop-Loss
Lt. Col. Boot Miller
 2008 Turok (Video Game)
Cowboy (voice)
 2007/I Hitman
Agent 47
 2007 Gag Reel (Video short)
Thomas Gabriel
 2007 Meet Bill
Chip Johnson
 2006 My Name Is Earl (TV Series)
Billy Reed
- Dad's Car (2006) ... Billy Reed
 2002 Night Visions (TV Series)
Eli
- Harmony (2002) ... Eli
 2002 Shadow Realm (TV Movie)
Eli West
 2001 Rock Star
Rob Malcolm, Blood Pollution Guitarist
 2001 The Safety of Objects
Randy
 2001 Doppelganger (Short)
Brian
 2001 Head Over Heels
Michael
 2000 Auggie Rose
Roy Mason
 1999 No Vacancy
Luke
 1999 Go
Todd Gaines
 1998 Sex and the City (TV Series)
Sam
 1998 When Trumpets Fade (TV Movie)
Lt. Lukas
 1998 1999
Hooks
 1997 Ellen Foster (TV Movie)
Roy Hobbs
 1997 Scream 2
Mickey
 1997 A Life Less Ordinary
Hiker
 1996 The First Wives Club
Brett Artounian
 1996 Mr. & Mrs. Smith (TV Series)
Scooby
- Pilot (1996) ... Scooby
 1995 77 Sunset Strip (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

Starred in the David Sedaris play "The SantaLand Diaries" at the Atlantic Theatre Company, New York, New York. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 8 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Tim Olyphant

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on committing to a TV series] I can't speak for everybody, but for me, if you told actors that you wanted to do a TV series and it was going to run three years and that's it, you're done, I think the line would get a lot longer, without question. It's really easy to fall into this habit of, "Ahh, I don't know what I'm going to do next." You think every job is your last job, but there's another ... See more »

Trivia:

His maternal great-grandfather, Abraham Gideon, was a Jewish immigrant from Tula, Russia. Timothy's other ancestry is mostly English, along with German, Scottish, Dutch, and Irish. Through his father, Timothy is a four times great-grandson of industrialist Cornelius Vanderbilt, and a three times great-grandson of his son, William Henry Vanderbilt, who vastly expanded the Vanderbilt family fortune... See more »

Trademark:

Unusual posture See more »

Nickname:

Olyphantastic

Star Sign:

Taurus

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