Tim Guinee

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Tim Guinee
Tim Guinee by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Born Timothy S. Guinee
(1962-11-18) November 18, 1962 (age 54)
Los Angeles, California, USA
Occupation Actor/ Volunteer Firefighter
Spouse(s) Daisy Foote

Timothy S. "Tim" Guinee (born November 18, 1962) is an American stage, television, and feature film actor.

Life and career[edit]

Guinee, who has two brothers and two sisters, was born in Los Angeles, California and raised in Illinois and Texas. He attended the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, Texas before he founded a theater group in Texas. Later he moved to New York in order to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Following this study, he attended the North Carolina School of Arts in Winston-Salem, where he graduated and had his film debut. He met his wife, Daisy Foote, at the production of Hallmark Hall of Fame: Lily Dale (1996). Daisy is the daughter of 1962 Academy Award®-winning screenwriter and Pulitzer Prize-winner Horton Foote, who adapted Lily Dale for the film himself.[1]

Guinee has participated in numerous productions since then, and may be best known through his role as the lead in Sweet Land and as Tomin in the television series Stargate SG-1. In 2005, he starred as record producer Sam Phillips in the Golden Globe® Award-winning miniseries Elvis. Guinee stars as Ben Matheson in Revolution.[2] He was a cast regular in AMC's Hell on Wheels, playing railroad entrepreneur Collis Huntington. Hell on Wheels aired on AMC from November 6, 2011, to July 23, 2016.

Television appearances[edit]


  1. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2006, season 7, episode 5) as 'Father Frank Berlin'
  2. CSI: NY (2006-11, season 2, episode 15; season 8, episode 3) as 'Nathan Purdue' / 'Chris Matthews'
  3. CSI: Miami (2005, season 3, episode 19) as 'Carl Dawson'
  1. Law & Order
  2. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2002) as 'David Bishop'
  3. Law & Order: Los Angeles

Television movies and miniseries[edit]



  1. ^ IMDB entry for "Lily Dale"
  2. ^ "Tim Guinee bio". October 14, 2012. Retrieved October 11, 2012. 
  3. ^ Nellie Andreeva (2008-08-10). "Several shows add character". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on August 22, 2008. Retrieved October 2, 2016. 

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