Timothy Busfield Biography

Birthday: 1957-06-12
Place of Birth: Lansing, Michigan USA
Height: 5' 10" (1.78 m)
Wiki Biography: An Emmy Award-winning actor for his work on "thirtysomething" (1987), Timothy Busfield has been a regular or recurring character on 11 television series including "All My Children" (1970), "Reggie" (1983), "The Paper Chase" (1978), "Family Ties" (1982), "Trapper John, M.D." (1979), "The Byrds of Paradise" (1994), "Champs" (1996), "The West Wing" (1999), "Ed" (2000) and "Without a Trace" (2002). He has appeared in over 30 feature films and television movies, including Stripes (1981), Revenge of the Nerds (1984), Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987), Field of Dreams (1989), Sneakers (1992), Quiz Show (1994), Striking Distance (1993), Little Big League (1994), First Kid (1996) and National Security (2003). Busfield has directed series such as "thirtysomething" (1987), "Sports Night" (1998), "Ed" (2000), "Las Vegas" (2003) and "Without a Trace" (2002). In addition to directing over 90 episodes of television, Busfield has served as Co-Executive Producer on two series, "Ed" (2000) and "Without a Trace" (2002). As a theater actor, he has appeared in over 50 plays, including the Broadway productions of Neil Simon's "Brighton Beach Memoirs" and Aaron Sorkin's "A Few Good Men." He has also directed over 25 theater productions. Busfield has produced over 100 professional theater productions. He also founded two of the nation's most productive new works theaters, The Fantasy Theatre (named Honorary State Children's Theatre of California) was founded in 1986 and tours to more than 140,000 Northern California children a year. The highly respected and awarded B. Street Theatre, founded in 1992, has premiered original or West Coast productions by Aaron Sorkin, Richard Dresser, Morris Panych, Joe DePietro, James McLure, Jane Martin, Jeff Daniels, Kenneth Lonergan and many other world-class playwrights.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Reggie Mark Potter 1983 - 1983
thirtysomething Elliot Weston 1987 Drama
Champs Tom McManus 1996 - 1996
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip Cal Shanley 2006 - 2007 Comedy
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Revenge of the Nerds Arnold Poindexter 1984 Comedy
Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise Arnold Poindexter 1987 Comedy
Field of Dreams Mark 1989 0, 0
Sneakers 1992 Comedy, Crime, Drama
Striking Distance 1993 Comedy, 0
Little Big League Lou Collins 1994 Comedy, Family, Sport
First Kid Woods 1996 Family, Comedy
Erasable You Brian 1998 Comedy
The Souler Opposite Robert Levin 1998 Comedy, Drama
Time at the Top Frank Shawson 1999 Family
Wanted Fr. Donnelly 2000 Drama, Thriller
Dead in a Heartbeat Franklin 2002 Drama, Action, Crime
Terminal Error Elliot 2002 Thriller
National Security 2003 Action, Comedy, Crime
A League of Ordinary Gentlemen 2006
Save the Date Benjie 2012 Comedy, Romance
Nightcomer Marty 2013 Horror, Thriller
23 Blast Duncan 2013 Drama, Family, Sport