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.
- Studied drama at East Tennessee State University and traveled frequently with the Actors Theater of Louisville, which took him to Europe and Israel. In.
- Understudied 'Matthew Broderick (I)' (qv) in "Brighton Beach Memoirs" on Broadway in 1983.
- 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.
- Following the demise of "Trapper John," Tim joined forces with his brother Buck to create the Fantasy Theatre, a professional touring company for children's audiences - and later Honorary State Children's Theater for California - based in his new hometown of Sacramento.
- Daughter, Daisy, and son, Samuel, with his second wife.
- Has a sister named Julia.
- Landed his first professional acting job at 18 in a children's theater adaptation of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream".
- He is married to Jenny Merwin, sister of 'Melissa Merwin' (qv) who is married to 'Joshua Malina' (qv). Both Malina and Busfield have starred in _"The West Wing" (1999)_ (qv).