Timothy Hutton Biography

Film Actor, Actor, Television Actor(1960–)
Actor Timothy Hutton won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his performance in Ordinary People. His notable films include Beautiful Girls and Playing God.

Synopsis

Timothy Hutton was born on August 16, 1960 in Malibu, California. After doing a few small parts on television, he was cast in his first feature film, Ordinary People. His notable films include 1993's The Dark Half, 1996's Beautiful Girls and 1997's Playing God. He gained notice in 2001 for A&E's A Nero Wolfe Mystery and has starred in several successful TV movies, including 2006's Kidnapped.

Early Life and Career

Actor Timothy Hutton was born on August 16, 1960 in Malibu, California. The son of actor Jim Hutton, Timothy received stardom early in his career. After doing a few small parts on television, he was cast in his first feature film, Ordinary People, and won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his performance. In 1980, just shy of his 20th birthday, he was the youngest actor to ever win the award.

Career Highlights

Hutton's acting career has had several starts and stops since he received his Academy Award, and he often opts for quiet, brooding, intellectual roles that shadow stronger characters. Notable films include 1993's The Dark Half, 1996's Beautiful Girls and 1997's Playing God. He gained notice in 2001 for A&E's A Nero Wolfe Mystery and has starred in several successful TV movies, including 2006's Kidnapped. From 2008 through 2012, Hutton starred as Nathan Ford in the series Leverage. He has also served as president of the exclusive Players Club of New York City.

In 2015, Hutton received an Emmy nomination for his role in "American Crime."

Personal Life

Hutton was married to actress Debra Winger from 1986 to 1990, with whom he has a son. He later married illustrator Aurore Giscard d'Estaing in 2000, with whom he has another son.

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