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Tim Blake Nelson

1964-05-11 Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

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Timothy Blake Nelson (born May 11, 1964) is an American actor and playwright. Described as a "modern character actor", his roles include Delmar O'Donnell in O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), Gideon in Minority Report (2002), Dr. Pendanski in Holes (2003), Danny Dalton Jr. in Syriana (2005), Samuel Sterns in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Richard Schell in Lincoln (2012), the title character in The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018), and Henry McCarty in Old Henry (2021). He portrayed Wade Tillman / Looking Glass in the HBO limited series Watchmen (2019), for which he received a Critics' Choice Television Awards nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2020. Nelson's directorial credits include Eye of God (1997), which was nominated for the Sundance Grand Jury Prize and an Independent Spirit Award; O (2001), a modern-day adaptation of Othello; and the Holocaust drama The Grey Zone (2001). Eye of God and The Grey Zone were both adapted from Nelson's own plays. Description above from the Wikipedia article Tim Blake Nelson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Captain America: Brave New World Dr. Samuel Sterns / The Leader 2025-02-12
Greedy People 2024-10-10
Bang Bang Bernard 'Bang Bang' Rozyski 2024-06-11
Asleep in My Palm Tom 2024-03-01
The Bricklayer O'Malley 2023-12-14
Ghosted Borislov 2023-04-18
Ghosts of the Ozarks Torb 2022-02-04
Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio Black Rabbits (voice) 2022-10-22
Ninety-Five Senses Coy (voice) 2022-08-12
The Long Home 2021-01-01
Old Henry Henry 2021-10-01
Monster Leroy Sawicki 2021-07-15
Nightmare Alley Carny Boss 2021-12-02
Naked Singularity Angus 2021-08-06
National Champions Rodger Cummings 2021-12-10
The Report Raymond Nathan 2019-09-12
The Jesus Rolls Doctor 2019-10-17
Just Mercy Ralph Myers 2019-12-25
The True Don Quixote Don Quixote 2019-10-01
Sequestrada Thomas 2019-12-31
Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People Teddy Roosevelt (voice) 2019-03-01
Angel Has Fallen VP Kirby 2019-08-21
The Vanishing of Sidney Hall Johan 2018-03-02
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Buster Scruggs (segment "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs") 2018-11-09
Wormwood Sidney Gottlieb 2017-10-22
Colossal Garth 2017-04-06
Deidra & Laney Rob a Train Truman 2017-01-23
The Institute Dr. Lemelle 2017-03-03
Anesthesia Adam Zarrow 2016-01-08
The Confirmation Vaughn 2016-03-18
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk Wayne Foster 2016-11-10
The Sound and the Fury Father 2015-10-23
Black Dog, Red Dog Bob 2015-07-23
Fantastic Four Harvey Elder 2015-08-05
Kill the Messenger Alan Fenster 2014-10-09
Rickover: The Birth of Nuclear Power Admiral Rickover 2014-12-10
The Homesman The Freighter 2014-05-18
Child of God Sheriff Fate 2014-04-28
As I Lay Dying Anse 2013-10-09
Bukowski Henry Bukowski 2013-06-19
Blue Caprice Ray 2013-09-12
Snake & Mongoose Mike McAllister 2013-09-06
Misfire: The Rise and Fall of the Shooting Gallery Self 2013-10-11
Big Miracle Pat Lafaytette 2012-02-02
Lincoln Richard Schell 2012-11-09
Adventures in the Sin Bin Officer Totsch 2012-06-08
The Big Year Fuchs 2011-10-13
Detachment Mr. Wiatt 2011-04-24
Yelling To The Sky Coleman 2011-03-11
Flypaper Peanut Butter 2011-08-19
Saint John of Las Vegas Ned 2010-01-29
Leaves of Grass Bolger 2009-09-13
American Violet David Cohen 2008-08-28
The Incredible Hulk Samuel Sterns 2008-06-12
The Astronaut Farmer Kevin Munchak 2007-02-23
Come Early Morning Uncle Tim 2006-01-10
Fido Mr. Theopolis 2006-09-07
Hoot Curly 2006-11-03
The Darwin Awards Perp 2006-07-05
The Amateurs Barney 2006-04-28
My Suicidal Sweetheart Doctor, Chief Nakahoma, Minister, Roger Bob 2005-03-01
Syriana Danny Dalton 2005-11-23
Warm Springs Tom Loyless 2005-04-30
The Big White Gary 2005-10-27
Meet the Fockers Officer LeFlore 2004-12-22
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed Johnathan Jacobo 2004-03-24
The Last Shot Marshal Paris 2004-09-24
Bereft Dennis 2004-09-13
Holes Dr. Pendanski 2003-04-18
A Foreign Affair Jake Adams 2003-01-21
Wonderland Billy Deverell 2003-10-23
Minority Report Gideon [Department of Containment] 2002-06-20
Cherish Daly 2002-01-17
The Good Girl Bubba 2002-01-12
Down from the Mountain Self 2001-06-05
O Brother, Where Art Thou? Delmar O'Donnell 2000-08-30
Hamlet Flight Captain 2000-05-12
The Thin Red Line Pvt. Brian Tills 1998-12-23
Donnie Brasco FBI Technician 1997-02-27
Prix Fixe Busboy 1997-06-01
Joe's Apartment Cockroach (voice) 1996-07-26
Heavyweights Camp Hope Salesman 1995-02-17
Amateur Young Detective 1994-08-05
This Is My Life Dennis 1992-02-21
The Invisibles Charlie
Thelma Arthur Ducoing
The Leader Marshall Applewhite