Timothy Olyphant

Actor & Director

Timothy Olyphant

Actor & Director
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Biography

Timothy Olyphant’s fame escalated with his television work as “Sheriff Seth Bullock” in “Deadwood” (2004-2006) and “Deputy US Marshal Raylan Givens” in the FX hit series “Justified” (2010-2015), which concluded its 78-episode run on April 14. His off-Broadway debut came in 1995 in “The Monogamist” for which he received a Theatre World Award for “Outstanding Debut Performance.” His first TV role came in 1995 in a pilot for the remake of the “77 Sunset Strip” series, and his feature film debut came with “The First Wives Club” in 1996. He first gained notice in the horror film “Scream 2 (1997),” which began a long list of films over the next 15+ years. The comedy-drama film “This is Where I Leave You”  and Oliver Stone’s biographical political thriller, “Snowden,” in which Olyphant plays an FBI agent, were both released in 2016. Olyphant also returned to New York’s off-Broadway for two months this year, starring in “Hold On To Me Darling.” Olyphant stars alongside Drew Barrymore in the 2017 Netflix series, “Santa Clarita Diet.” A nationally-ranked swimmer as a teen in Modesto, CA, Olyphant swam collegiately and studied fine art and theatre at USC. He lives in Westwood with his wife and three children.