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April 20, 1963 |
Rockford, Illinois, U.S.
|Occupation||Television, film actor|
Tim Maculan (born April 20, 1963) is an American film and television actor, primarily working on television.
Well known in the entertainment industry for his quick wit, wry sense of humor and poignant character work, actor Maculan has sustained a career in theater, film, television, voiceovers and commercials for over twenty years. He’s best known professionally for his recurring role of the compassionate Father Jack for all five seasons of the HBO series Six Feet Under and the acerbic, riotous waiter on the CBS comedy, Cybill. Maculan’s character on Cybill earned him a GLAAD media award nomination in 1997.
Maculan has guest starred in over thirty television shows, including Dexter, Grey’s Anatomy, Entourage, The Drew Carey Show, Friends, The Larry Sanders Show, Married... with Children, and Aaron Spelling’s Love Boat: The Next Wave.
As a freshman, Maculan started acting in high school productions as well as in local community and professional theaters. He worked at the Falmouth Playhouse with Van Johnson and William Shatner. Maculan studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Goodman School of Drama at DePaul University. He later left Chicago for New York City, where he began his professional acting career working in summer stock and regional theatre across the United States.
A founding member of The Actors Space, Inc. in New York, Maculan appeared in their revival of A Hatful of Rain and an earned critical acclaim for his work in Found a Peanut – a show that would launch his career in television when it was remounted in Los Angeles. Maculan created the role of Ezra Twain in the world premiere of Diva at the La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego, California, worked in a national tour of Beauty and the Beast as Cogsworth, a production of South Pacific for the North Carolina Theatre of Raleigh, North Carolina.
- Brooks Barnes, "Don't Forget the Middle People", New York Times, June 30, 2008, http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/30/business/media/30strike.html
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