Timothy Busfield

Timothy Busfield

Jun. 12th, 1957
Born in
Lansing, Michigan
5' 10

Timothy Busfield's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip TV Show
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
For Life TV Show
For Life
thirtysomething TV Show
Trapper John, M.D. TV Show
Trapper John, M.D.
I Love the '80s TV Show
I Love the '80s
I Love the '80s Strikes Back TV Show
I Love the '80s Strikes Back
Byrds of Paradise TV Show
Byrds of Paradise
Celebrity Poker Showdown TV Show
Celebrity Poker Showdown
Champs TV Show
Page to Screen TV Show
Page to Screen
Reggie TV Show

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

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Timothy Busfield is an American actor and director, known for Thirtysomething, The Byrds of Paradise, Champs, Ed, Without a Trace, The West Wing, Entourage, Sleepy Hollow, Secrets and Lies, One Dollar, Designated Survivor, The Loudest Voice, Almost Family and For Life.

  • He replaced 'Tom Hulce' (qv) on the original Broadway run of 'Aaron Sorkin' (qv)'s "A Few Good Men." He later went on to work with 'Aaron Sorkin' (qv) as a director on _"Sports Night" (1998)_ (qv), as Danny on _"The West Wing" (1999)_ (qv), and as Cal on _"Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" (2006)_ (qv).
  • In 1981, he moved to New York City, NY, where he joined the Circle Repertory Company for their production of Lanford Wilson's "Talley and Son". T.
  • Attended East Tennessee State University, in Johnson City, Tennessee.
  • His first exposure to acting was through his father, Roger, who taught in the drama department at Michigan State University. His mother Jean was a college teacher of literature and one-time secretary.
  • Tim has been interested in standard-bred harness horse racing since the late 1980s and brought the cast of _"thirtysomething" (1987)_ (qv) with him to Los Alamitos Ractrack in 1988 for a night of harness racing. Tim has owned several standard-bred horses, and he can be seen sometimes at the Golden Bear racetrack at Cal Expo in Sacramento, California, watching harness racing with his children.
  • Daughter, Daisy, and son, Samuel, with his second wife.
  • Understudied 'Matthew Broderick (I)' (qv) in "Brighton Beach Memoirs" on Broadway in 1983.
  • Has a sister named Julia.

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