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Biography #2 (for Catch and Release)

Timothy Olyphant starred in David Milch's Emmy Award-winning show Deadwood on HBO, in which he portrayed Marshal Seth Bullock. Among his recent film roles are The Girl Next Door, opposite Elisha Cuthbert and Emile Hirsch, Dreamcatcher, opposite Morgan Freeman for director Lawrence Kasdan, Doug Liman's critically acclaimed film Go, and The Broken Hearts Club with Dean Cain and John Mahoney.

Olyphant will next star in the untitled Kimberly Peirce project opposite Ryan Phillippe, in Bill, with Jessica Alba, and in Live Free or Die Hard, the fourth installment in the Die Hard franchise, opposite Bruce Willis.

Olyphant was born in Hawaii and raised in California. He studied fine art and theater at the University of Southern California and, after graduation, moved to New York to enroll in William Esper's acting program. He received the World Theatre Award for Outstanding Debut Performance -- an award previously won by Al Pacino and Alan Alda -- for his role as Tim Hapgood in the Playwright's Horizon production of The Monogamist written by Christopher Kyle. He went on to star in David Sedaris' one-man production Santaland Diaries at the Atlantic Theatre and later returned to the Playwright's Horizon to star in Plunge also written by Christopher Kyle.

Prior to acting, Olyphant swam competitively at USC and was a U.S. National Finalist in the 200 individual Medley.

He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and three children.

Bio courtesy Sony Pictures Entertainment for "Catch and Release" (27-Jan-2007)


Biography #3 (for Dreamcatcher)

Timothy Olyphant received great notice as the drug dealer 'Todd Gaines' in Doug Liman's critically applauded film Go. Olyphant most recently finished shooting the pilot episode for the new HBO western series Deadwood created by David Milch and directed by Walter Hill. Timothy stars as 'Seth Bullock,' the famous Marshall from Montana, who came to the rogue town of Deadwood to instill some law and order with the help of Carradine┬╣s 'Wild Bill Hickok.'

Olyphant has two films coming out this year, IFC's The Safety of Objects opposite Glenn Close and New Line Cinema┬╣s A Man Apart opposite Vin Diesel. Olyphant also starred in the Sony Classics film The Broken Hearts Club, which told the story of a close-knit group of young gay men, who struggled to cope with their identity and found comfort in playing together on a softball team. The film also starred Dean Cain and John Mahoney.

On television, Olyphant appeared in the HBO film When Trumpets Fade by director John Irvin. He joined ABC's critically acclaimed drama series High Incident, which was created by Steven Spielberg and Eric Bogosian for Dreamworks.

Olyphant was born in Hawaii and raised in California. He studied fine art and theatre at the University of Southern California and after graduation moved to New York to enroll in Willima Esper's acting program. It was in New York that his acting career began. He received the World Theatre Award for Outstanding Debut Performance - an award previously won by Al Pacino and Alan Alda - for his role as 'Tim Hapgood' in the Playwright Horizon's The Monogamist, written by Christopher Kyle.

He went on to star in David Sedaris's one-man production Santaland Diaries at the Atlantic Theatre and later returned to the Playwright Horizon to star in Plunge, also written by Christopher Kyle.

Prior to acting, Olyphant swam competitively at USC and was a U.S. National Finalist in the 200 individual Medley.

He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.

Bio courtesy Warner Bros. for "Dreamcatcher" (03-Mar-2003)