Timothy Busfield Bio

(Actor, Director, Producer)

Timothy Busfield is an Emmy-award winning American actor, director, producer. Timothy is married to Melissa Gilbert since 2013. The couple has three children.

Relationship Statistics of Timothy Busfield

What is Timothy Busfield marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce): Married
When did Timothy Busfield get married ? (married date): April 24, 2013
How many children does Timothy Busfield have ? (name): Three (Samuel Busfield, Daisy Busfield, Wilson Busfield)
Is Timothy Busfield having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Timothy Busfield gay ?: No
Who is Timothy Busfield wife ? (name): View Couple Comparison Melissa Gilbert
Melissa Gilbert

More about the relationship

Timothy Busfield is married to the actress, Melissa Gilbert. They got engaged in January 2013 during their holidays. Later, the couple tied their knot on the 24th of April 2013 in a very private ceremony.

The wedding took place at San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, California. Currently, the couple resides in New York City. Prior to that, the couple was living in Howell, Michigan.

Before this, Timothy was married to Jennifer Merwin on the 11th of September 1998. Together, the former couple has two children including a daughter, Daisy, and a son, Samuel. However, they filed for divorce in 2007. Eventually, they got divorced in 2008.

He was also married to the actress and director, Radha Delamarter in 1981. The former couple has a son named Wilson. The former couple got separated via divorce in 1986.

Who is Timothy Busfield?

American Timothy Busfield is Primetime Emmy Awards winning-actor, director, and producer. He is renowned as Danny Concannon of The West Wing.

Last, in 2020, he appeared as Henry Roswell in For Life.

Next, he will be appearing in the TV series, Thirtysomething(else) as Pilot. As of now, the series is the stage of pre-production.

Timothy Busfield- Birth, Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Timothy Busfield was born as Timothy Clark Busfield on the 12th of June 1957 in Lansing, Michigan, USA.

His father, Roger Busfield was a drama professor and mother, Jean Busfield was a secretary by profession. They are of British-Irish ethnicity.

He has three siblings, Buck, Julia, and Terry. Buck is the co-founder of the B Street Theatre in Sacramento.

Education, Early Career

In 1975, he graduated from East Lansing High School in East Lansing. Moving forward, he joined East Tennessee State University to study Drama.

At the age of 18, he landed his first role in the theater with Shakespeare’s play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Moving forward, he traveled to Europe, Israel, and New York for his theater plays.

Timothy Busfield- Professional Life, Career

Acting Career

In 1981, Timothy Busfield debut in the movies with the movie, Stripes. In the comedy based movie, he appeared in a minor role of the soldier with mortar.

After the movies, he started making an appearance in the TV series in some minor roles. Some of his initial TV series include Trapper John, M.D., Family Ties, and Matlock. In the time, he also featured in Thirtysomething which is also a milestone in his career.

In the meantime, he also featured in TV movies too. Tracey Takes On…, Buffalo Soldiers and Dream House are some of his TV movies in his Initial career days.

Apart from series and TV movies, he has also been part of the big-budget movies. Some of them including the year and his character name is-

Year Movies Character Name
1989 Field of Dreams Mark
1992 Sneakers Dick Gordon
1998 Wanted Fr. Donnelly

Production & Direction Career

Besides being an amazing actor, she is also famous for his production and direction works. In the early ’90s, he expanded his career as a director with the series, Thirtysomething.

He directed three episodes of the series. However, he started pursuing his career as a director in early 2000. At the same time, he was also starting his production career. Some of his projects as a director include The Conners, Designated Survivor, and Tenure.

Altogether, he has featured nine different projects as a producer. In 2002, he debuted as a supervising producer of the TV series, Ed.

Moving forward, he was associated with the series including Mind Games, Lipstick Jungle, and Without a Trace. Last, in 2019, he produced the drama, Guest Artist.

Stage Artist

Apart from the TV and movies, the actor also has a very deep relationship with theater and stage plays as an artist and director. He started his career as an actor in the late ’70s with The Green Mountain Guild Theater. Moving forward, he even worked to Broadway too.

Till the date, he is linked with theatre as an artist and director. Last, in 207, he appeared in the play, 24-hour plays in Minneapolis.

Awards, Nomination

  • 2019- Best Independent Film for Guest Artist.
  • 1991- Primetime Emmy for Thirtysomething.
  • 1990- Nominated for Primetime Emmy.
  • 2016- Nominated for Audience Choice Award.

Net Worth, Salary

Through his career, he has made a net worth of $1.5 million. His earnings as an actor are in the range of $19k to $208k. Besides that, as a director, he makes in the range of $96k – $215k.

Also, he earns through his production works too.

Timothy Busfield- Controversy, Rumors

In 2019, Timothy was involved in the controversy of the sexual battery. At the time, he went to ArcLight theaters in Sherman Oaks Wednesday night for a movie date.

However, the date didn’t well for the actor. The woman accused him of the sexual battery.

Body Measurements- Height, Weight

Timothy Busfield has blue eyes with light hair. His height is 5 feet 10 inches and weighs around 72 kg.

Social Media Profile

As of now, Timothy is not active in any social media platform that includes Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.


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