Tim Blake Nelson

Tim Blake Nelson

  • Birthday: 1964-05-11
  • Place of birth: Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

Biography

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.

Filmography

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

2018

As Buster Scruggs (segment "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs")

Sequestrada

2019

As Thomas

The True Don Quixote

2019

As Don Quixote

Old Henry

2021

As Henry

Ninety-Five Senses

2022

As Coy (voice)

Bang Bang

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As Bernard 'Bang Bang' Rozyski

The Leader

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As Marshall Applewhite

The Invisibles

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As Charlie

American Violet

2008

As David Cohen

Bereft

2004

As Dennis

Cherish

2002

As Daly

A Foreign Affair

2003

As Jake Adams

The Sound and the Fury

2015

As Father

Anesthesia

2016

As Adam Zarrow

The Institute

2017

As Dr. Lemelle

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

2000

As Delmar O'Donnell

Flypaper

2011

As Peanut Butter

Blue Caprice

2013

As Ray

Prix Fixe

1997

As Busboy

Captain America: Brave New World

2025

As Dr. Samuel Sterns / The Leader

The Big White

2005

As Gary

The Amateurs

2006

As Barney

Warm Springs

2005

As Tom Loyless

Hoot

2006

As Curly

Yelling To The Sky

2011

As Coleman

Child of God

2014

As Sheriff Fate

Bukowski

2013

As Henry Bukowski

Colossal

2017

As Garth

The Confirmation

2016

As Vaughn

The Bricklayer

2023

As O'Malley

Adventures in the Sin Bin

2012

As Officer Totsch

Snake & Mongoose

2013

As Mike McAllister

The Incredible Hulk

2008

As Samuel Sterns

Wormwood

2017

As Sidney Gottlieb

Monster

2021

As Leroy Sawicki

National Champions

2021

As Rodger Cummings

Thelma

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As Arthur Ducoing

Fido

2006

As Mr. Theopolis

Come Early Morning

2006

As Uncle Tim

As I Lay Dying

2013

As Anse

The Homesman

2014

As The Freighter

The Last Shot

2004

As Marshal Paris

Angel Has Fallen

2019

As VP Kirby

Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People

2019

As Teddy Roosevelt (voice)

Naked Singularity

2021

As Angus

Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed

2004

As Johnathan Jacobo

Fantastic Four

2015

As Harvey Elder

Just Mercy

2019

As Ralph Myers

Ghosted

2023

As Borislov

The Good Girl

2002

As Bubba

Big Miracle

2012

As Pat Lafaytette

Wonderland

2003

As Billy Deverell

The Astronaut Farmer

2007

As Kevin Munchak

Holes

2003

As Dr. Pendanski

Leaves of Grass

2009

As Bolger

Black Dog, Red Dog

2015

As Bob

Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio

2022

As The Black Rabbits (voice)

Detachment

2011

As Mr. Wiatt

My Suicidal Sweetheart

2005

As Doctor, Chief Nakahoma, Minister, Roger Bob

Kill the Messenger

2014

As Alan Fenster

The Report

2019

As Raymond Nathan

Lincoln

2012

As Richard Schell

Meet the Fockers

2004

As Officer LeFlore

Minority Report

2002

As Gideon [Department of Containment]

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

2016

As Wayne Foster

The Jesus Rolls

2019

As Doctor

The Darwin Awards

2006

As Perp

The Big Year

2011

As Fuchs

Rickover: The Birth of Nuclear Power

2014

As Admiral Rickover

Donnie Brasco

1997

As FBI Technician

Hamlet

2000

As Flight Captain

Nightmare Alley

2021

As Carny Boss

This Is My Life

1992

As Dennis

Heavyweights

1995

As Camp Hope Salesman

Joe's Apartment

1996

As Cockroach (voice)

The Thin Red Line

1998

As Pvt. Brian Tills

Amateur

1994

As Young Detective

Syriana

2005

As Danny Dalton

Production

O

2001

As Director

Leaves of Grass

2009

As Director

The Grey Zone

2001

As Director

Eye of God

1997

As Director

Anesthesia

2016

As Director

Michael Zero

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As Director

Haskett's Chance

2006

As Director

The Grey Zone

2001

As Editor

Leaves of Grass

2009

As Producer

Anesthesia

2016

As Producer

The Grey Zone

2001

As Producer

Asleep in My Palm

2023

As Producer

The Grey Zone

2001

As Writer

Anesthesia

2016

As Writer

Leaves of Grass

2009

As Writer

Eye of God

1997

As Screenplay

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