Tim Guinee

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Tim Guinee
Tim Guinee by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Guinee at the 2013 WonderCon
Born (1962-11-18) November 18, 1962 (age 58)
EducationUniversity of North Carolina School of the Arts (BFA)
Volunteer Firefighter
Spouse(s)Daisy Foote

Timothy S. 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[1] 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 University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, where he graduated and had his film debut. He met his wife-to-be, Daisy Foote, at the production of Hallmark Hall of Fame: Lily Dale (1996). Foote is the daughter of 1962 Academy Award-winning screenwriter and Pulitzer Prize-winner Horton Foote, who adapted Lily Dale for the film himself.[2]

Guinee is known for his role 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.[3] 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
  4. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Television movies and miniseries[edit]


Year Title Role Notes
1986 Tai-Pan Culum Struan
1989 American Blue Note Bobby
1991 Once Around Peter Hedges
1992 Chain of Desire Ken
1993 The Night We Never Met Kenneth
1994 Men of War Ocker
1995 Black Day Blue Night Bo Schrag
1995 How to Make an American Quilt Young Dean
1996 Beavis and Butt-Head Do America Hoover Dam Guide, AFT Agent Voice
1996 Courage Under Fire Warrant Officer One A. Rady
1996 Sudden Manhattan Adam
1998 John Carpenter's Vampires Father Adam Guiteau
1998 Blade Dr. Curtis Webb
1999 The Young Girl and the Monsoon Jack
2004 Ladder 49 Captain Tony Corrigan
2005 Sweet Land Young Olaf
2007 Broken English Mark Andrews
2008 Iron Man Major Allen
2008 Stargate: The Ark of Truth Tomin
2008 AmericanEast John Westerman
2008 Synecdoche, New York Needleman Actor
2009 The Private Lives of Pippa Lee Des Sarkissian
2010 A Buddy Story Pete
2010 Iron Man 2 Major Allen
2011 The Oranges Roger
2011 Water for Elephants Diamond Joe
2012 Promised Land Drew Scott
2012 Just Like a Woman George
2012 The Odd Life of Timothy Green Marty Rader Voice
2013 The Pardon Norman Anderson
2014 Two Men in Town Rod
2014 99 Homes Frank Greene
2015 About Scout Ray Havers
2015 Growing Up Smith Officer Bob
2018 Ben Is Back Phil
2019 Ash Stan


  1. ^ Weaver, Ally (October 7, 2011). "HSPVA celebrates 40 years". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved February 11, 2019.
  2. ^ "Lily Dale". June 9, 1996. Retrieved November 21, 2017 – via www.imdb.com.
  3. ^ "Tim Guinee bio". October 14, 2012. Archived from the original on November 8, 2012. Retrieved October 11, 2012.
  4. ^ Nellie Andreeva (August 10, 2008). "Several shows add character". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on August 22, 2008. Retrieved October 2, 2016.

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