Tim Blake Nelson

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Tim Blake Nelson

Timothy Blake Nelson is an American writer, actor and director. He was born on May 11, 1964, in Tulsa Oklahoma, USA. He was born and raised in Tulsa. He’s not only a seasoned actor but also a great play writer, director and singer. Nelson is known for his roles in Dr. Samuel Sterns in The Incredible Hulk, Dr. Pendanski in Holes, Richard Schell in Lincoln and Buster Scruggs in The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. He also appeared extensively at different theaters in New York. Some theaters that he appeared include Manhattan Class Company, Manhattan Theater Club, etc. Nelson’s father belongs from a Russian Jewish family, and his grandparents were German Jews. His grandparents escaped Nazis just before World War II and settled in Britain. In Britain his mother was born soon after that his grandparents immigrated to the United States. He was graduated from Holland Hall School in 1982. Nelson was included in the University of Tulsa as an honorary member in honorary society of Phi Beta Kappa national college. He is married to Lisa Benavides since 1994. Nelson lives in New York City with his wife and three sons. Seattle Repertory Theatre produced his first play, Eye of God, in 1992. Nelson has directed various films versions of his plays that include “Eye of God” and “The Grey Zone.” The Grey Zone was premiered in 1996 at MCC Theater New York. Nelson has also acted as a guest star on the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. He acted in season 10 episode named “Working Stiffs” of CSI.

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August 23, 2019