Jun. 12th, 1957
Timothy Busfield's Main 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.