Timothy was born in in Honolulu, Hawaii, but moved to Modesto, a small agricultural town in Northern California at the age of two. He grauduated from Fred C. Beyer High School in Modesto in 1986 and then migrated south to Los Angeles to attend the University of Southern California, where he swam competitively.
He first came to audience's attention in "Scream," then followed that with memorable performances in "Go" and "Dreamcatcher." He gained cult fame after playing a gay softball player in "The Broken Heart Club."
His big break came when he was cast as the nominal hero, Seth Bullock, in the HBO drama "Deadwood."
He is married to Alexis Knief, with whom he has three children.
Timothy Olyphant's Scores
- By date
- By user score
|This Is Where I Leave You||Sep 19, 2014||Horry / Horry Callen||tbd|
|Dealin' with Idiots||Jul 12, 2013||Cast / Max's Dad||7.0|
|Rango||Mar 4, 2011||Spirit Of The West / The Spirit Of The West||7.4|
|I Am Number Four||Feb 18, 2011||Henri||6.0|
|The Crazies||Feb 26, 2010||David Dutton||7.0|
|A Perfect Getaway||Aug 7, 2009||Nick||6.3|
|Meet Bill||Apr 4, 2008||Chip Johnson||6.6|
|Stop-Loss||Mar 28, 2008||Lt. Col. Boot Miller||6.6|
|Hitman||Nov 21, 2007||Agent 47||6.5|
|Live Free or Die Hard||Jun 27, 2007||Thomas Gabriel||7.8|
|Catch and Release||Jan 26, 2007||Fritz||5.7|
|Coastlines||May 31, 2006||Sonny Mann||tbd|
|The Girl Next Door||Apr 9, 2004||Kelly||7.6|
|A Man Apart||Apr 4, 2003||Hollywood Jack||4.9|
|Dreamcatcher||Mar 21, 2003||Pete||4.9|
|The Safety of Objects||Mar 7, 2003||Randy||7.3|
|Rock Star||Sep 7, 2001||Rob Malcolm, Blood Pollution Guitarist||6.7|
|Auggie Rose||Jun 15, 2001||Roy Mason||8.0|
|The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy||Sep 29, 2000||Dennis||7.5|
|Gone in Sixty Seconds||Jun 9, 2000||Detective Drycoff||6.7|
|Go||Apr 9, 1999||Todd Gaines||8.5|