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
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- By user score
|Deadwood: Season 1||Mar 21, 2004||Seth Bullock||9.2|
|Deadwood: Season 2||Mar 6, 2005||Seth Bullock||9.2|
|Deadwood: Season 3||Jun 11, 2006||Seth Bullock||9.2|
|Justified: Season 2||Feb 9, 2011||U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens / Producer||9.2|
|Justified: Season 1||Mar 16, 2010||U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens / Executive Producer / Producer||9.0|
|Justified: Season 3||Jan 17, 2012||U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens / Producer||9.0|
|The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Season 12||Sep 8, 2014||Himself||9.0|
|Damages: Season 2||Jan 7, 2009||Wes Krulik||8.8|
|Justified: Season 4||Jan 8, 2013||U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens||8.8|
|Justified: Season 5||Jan 7, 2014||U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens||8.4|
|Justified: Season 6||Jan 20, 2015||U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens / Executive Producer||8.4|
|The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Season 1||Sep 8, 2003||Himself||8.3|
|Today : Season 1||Jan 14, 1952||Himself||tbd|
|Today : Season 63||Jan 14, 1952||Himself||tbd|