Timothy David Olyphant (born May 20 1968) is an American actor. Olyphant is known for his film roles, as well as for playing sheriff Seth Bullock on the series Deadwood.
Olyphant was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, the son of Katherine Wright, and raised in California. He was a U.S. National Finalist in the 200 Individual Medley and swam competitively at the University of Southern California in L.A., where he studied fine art and theater. After graduating, Olyphant moved to New York City, where he was acquainted with actress Jennifer Garner, and attended William Esper's acting program. Olyphant has been married to Alexis Knief since 1991 and has three children.
Olyphant began acting in plays, and received the Theatre World Award for Outstanding Debut Performance for playing Tim Hapgood in "The Monogamist". Olyphant subsequently appeared in "SantaLand Diaries" and "Plunge" on stage, and made his film debut with the 1996 film The First Wives Club. He followed the role up with parts in the...
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Hitman is a 2007 film adaptation of the video game series Hitman. The film is directed by Xavier Gens and stars Timothy Olyphant. The script is written by Skip Woods. Hitman is scheduled for release on November 21, 2007. 20th Century Fox: "Agent 47 (Olyphant) has been educated, from his genetically-engineered "birth", to become a professional assassin for hire, whose most powerful weapons are his nerve and a resolute pride in his work. 47 is both the last two digits of the barcode tattooed on the back of his head and his only name. The hunter becomes the hunted when 47 gets caught up in a political takeover. Both Interpol and the Russian military chase the Hitman across Eastern Europe as he tries to find out who set him up and why they're trying to take him out of the game. But the greatest threat to 47's survival may be the stirrings of his conscience and the unfamiliar emotions aroused in him by a beautiful, damaged girl..."In February 2003, Hitman makers Eidos and IO Interactive...
Live Free or Die Hard (released as Die Hard 4.0 or Die Hard 4 outside North America) is the fourth installment in the Die Hard film series. It stars Bruce Willis as John McClane, the protagonist of the first three films. The film takes place some 19 years after the first film, and sees McClane face a gang of virtual terrorists. The film's North American release date was June 27, 2007. The film was based on the 1997 article "A Farewell to Arms" written for Wired magazine by John Carlin.At the start of the film, a terrorist breaches a FBI facility's computer system, and computer hackers are assassinated by the terrorist mastermind Thomas Gabriel (Timothy Olyphant), instead of being paid for their collaboration. The FBI, unaware of the killings, dispatches NYPD Police Detective John McClane (Bruce Willis) to visit a known hacker, Matthew Farrell (Justin Long), as part of their investigation regarding the breach. Gabriel's henchmen attempt to assassinate McClane and Farrell, but their...,
Bill is a 2007 comedy film written and directed by Bernie Goldmann and Melisa Wallick.
Bill (Aaron Eckhart) is fed up with his life, wife (Elizabeth Banks), and job. He finds himself the reluctant mentor of an unruly teenager (Logan Lerman). His life hits an all time low when he catches his wife having an affair with a local news anchor, but with the kid as his inspiration, he regains his lost sense of self.
The film was shot in St. Louis, Missouri from June 11 - July 20, 2006; the school scenes of the film were shot at Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School (MICDS) and additional scenes were filmed at Washington University in St. Louis.
Lindsay Lohan was originally cast as "Lucy", but she dropped out because of "creative differences". She was replaced by Jessica Alba.
Amanda Peet was also going to star in the film as well, but dropped out around the same time that Lohan did as well. Peet was instantly replaced by Elizabeth Banks.
Aaron Eckhart - Bill Jessica Alba - Lucy...
Catch and Release is a romantic comedy film released on January 26, 2007. It is the directorial debut of Susannah Grant, who wrote the movie Erin Brockovich. It stars Jennifer Garner as a woman mourning her fiance's death who finds a more than welcoming shoulder to cry on in his best friend. Timothy Olyphant and filmmaker Kevin Smith co-star. Mat Kearney's song "Nothing Left to Lose" is used in commercials for the movie.
The movie opens with Gray (Jennifer Garner) at the funeral of her fiancé, Grady. They were supposed to be married that day, but due to an accident that happened during his bachelor party weekend, he was killed. Gray is very upset and eventually seeks solace by hiding in the bathtub. Meanwhile, one of Grady's friends, Fritz (Timothy Olyphant), has seduced one of the catering staff and takes her into the bathroom, not realizing that Gray is in there. Gray is forced to listen to them have sex. Once the caterer leaves, she pulls back the shower curtain, startling Fritz....,
The Girl Next Door is a 2004 teen film starring Emile Hirsch and Elisha Cuthbert.
Ambitious Westport High School senior, Matthew Kidman (Hirsch), dreams of a career in politics. He plans to attend Georgetown University if he can get a big upcoming scholarship. He is distracted by his new 19 year old neighbor, Danielle, and they begin to have a relationship. He soon discovers by his porn-addicted friend, Eli (Chris Marquette), that Danielle is actually a porn star, though she shelters resentment and disdain for what she does.
Previously, his Student Council organization raised $25,000 to bring a Cambodian boy, Samnang, a genius that taught himself Calculus without any textbooks, to the US to study at Westport High.
Following poor advice from his friend Eli, Matthew goes on a date with Danielle and takes her to a cheap motel room. Watching his behavior, she guesses that Matthew had seen her on tape, and concludes that all he wants to do is "fuck a porn star in a cheap motel room",...,
A Man Apart is a 2003 action film starring Vin Diesel and directed by F. Gary Gray.
Sean Vetter (Vin Diesel) and Demetrius Hicks (Larenz Tate), who are ex-thugs, are members of the US DEA working on the California/Mexico border. After arresting a drugs baron named "Memo" Lucero (Geno Silva), the mysterious "Diablo" steps in and organizes the assassination of Vetter's wife, Stacy (Jacqueline Obradors).
Looking for revenge, Vetter acts outside the law to punish his wife's murderers. To accomplish that, he asks Memo, who's now in prison, for help finding Diablo. With Hicks' help, he hunts every member of the cartel from the bottom to the top of the organization's hierarchy and what he finds is that "Memo" is linked to the recent activities.
The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy is a 2000 film that follows the lives of a group of gay friends in West Hollywood. It was written and directed by Greg BerlantiAmong the group is Dennis (Timothy Olyphant), a photographer who often holds the group together; Cole (Dean Cain) a handsome, charismatic actor who - often unwittingly - ends up with other people's boyfriends; Benji (Zach Braff), the youngest member of the group, with a penchant for gym-bodied men, who finds himself going through some bad times; Howie (Matt McGrath), a psychology student who is known for overthinking every situation; Patrick (Ben Weber), the cynic of the group; and Taylor (Billy Porter), who has long boasted about his long-term relationship, which has just come crashing to an end.Guiding them all is restaurant owner Jack (John Mahoney) who provides them with advice. But when tragedy strikes, and the group's new member, teenage Kevin (Andrew Keegan) attempts to fit in, their friendships are put to the...
Scream 2 is a 1997 film, the second part of the Scream trilogy. As with the other films in the trilogy, Scream 2 combines straight-forward scares with dialogue that satirizes conventions of slasher films, especially (in this case) slasher film sequels.The plot is centered on a group of college friends, an ex-cop and a news reporter as they deal with some mysterious killings that take place after the release of the horror movie Stab, which was inspired by the events of the original film. Many of the survivors from the first movie return to reprise their original roles in this film.Sidney (Neve Campbell) and Randy (Jamie Kennedy) attend Windsor College now. They see on the news that a couple (Jada Pinkett Smith and Omar Epps) were murdered in a movie theatre at the preview of Stab, a movie based on a book by Gale Weathers (Courteney Cox) about the Woodsboro murders. They realize that it's starting all over again. Dewey (David Arquette) is hanging around the campus to make sure Sidney's...,
Timothy Olyphant was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Honolulu County