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.

  • 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).

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