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Timothy Omundson

Timothy Omundson

Timothy Omundson stars as Detective Lassiter in the new USA Network original series PSYCH.

The youngest of four children, Omundson was born in St. Joseph, Missouri, to his father, a former railroad man and mother, a teacher. The family settled in Seattle, where he began studying theater at the age of twelve at The Seattle Children's Theater. With acting as his main focus, Omundson interned at theaters throughout high school and spent the summer of his junior year in New York at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He also held the honor of Washington State Debate Champion in Dramatic Interpretation for two years.

Shortly after earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater from the University of Southern California, Omundson received the Jack Nicholson and the James A. Doolittle Awards for outstanding achievements in acting. His professional career began when Larry David, creator of Seinfeld, presented him with a SAG Card on an episode of the hit show.

Most recently seen opposite Emmy Award winning actress Tyne Daly on the long-running CBS series Judging Amy, Omundson's numerous television credits also include appearances on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI:Miami, 24 and The OC. He has also had lead and recurring roles on Medicine Ball, Luck of the Irish, SeaQuest DSV, Jack & Jill, Fired Up, the international cult hit Xena and the critically acclaimed Nip/Tuck and Deadwood.

Omundson's film credits include Down with Love, Swordfish, House on Haunted Hill and Starship Troopers.

Theater roles include turns as Iago in Othello, Faustus in Dr. Faustus, Valmont in Les Liaisons Dangereuses and 'Newman Noggs' in Nicholas Nickleby.

Omundson lives with his wife Allison and their family in Los Angeles.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.
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Timothy Omundson Facts

BirthdayJuly 29, 1969 (53)
BirthplaceSt. Joseph, Missouri, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.