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(Actor, Director, Producer)

Timothy Busfield is an Emmy-award-winning American actor, director, producer. Timothy is married to Melissa Gilbert. He is a father of three kids.

Relationship Facts of Timothy Busfield

Timothy Busfield is married to Melissa Gilbert {Compare Couple}.
Timothy Busfield married on April 24, 2013.
đź’‘ Anniversary in 332 days đź’‘
He is father of Three (Samuel Busfield, Daisy Busfield, Wilson Busfield).
Timothy Busfield is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Timothy Busfield?

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?

Timothy Busfield is a 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 a Pilot. As of now, the series is in the stage of pre-production.

Who are the parents of Timothy Busfield?

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

His father, Roger Busfield was a drama professor, and his 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 debuted in the movies with the movie, Stripes. In the comedy-based movie, he appeared in the 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.

At 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 big-budget movies. Some of them including the year and his character name is-

YearMoviesCharacter Name
1989Field of DreamsMark
1992SneakersDick Gordon
1998WantedFr. 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 on Broadway too.

To 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.

How much does Timothy Busfield earn?

Throughout his career as of 2023, 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 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 on any social media platform including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.


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