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Timothy Hutton

Biography

Won the Academy Award for Best Helping Acting professional for his part as Conrad Jarrett within the 1980 film Regular People, becoming the youngest actor to ever win the award, at age 20. He starred as Archie Goodwin around the A&E series A Nero Wolfe Secret so when Nate Ford around the TNT series Leverage. He found out a like for performing after carrying out in his high school’s creation of Men and Dolls. In 1972, at age 12, he came out in an bout of The Wonderful Globe of Disney. He was wedded to his 1st wife, celebrity Debra Winger, from 1986 to 1990. His second wife was Aurore Giscard d’Estaing, the niece of previous French chief executive Valery Giscard d’Estaing. He offers two sons called Milo and Noah. He co-starred with George C. Scott, Sean Penn and Tom Luxury cruise within the 1981 episode Taps.

Quick Facts


Full Name Timothy Hutton
Date Of Birth August 16, 1960
Place Of Birth Malibu, CA
Height 1.83 m
Profession Movie Actor
Education Wesleyan University, Fairfax High School
Nationality American
Spouse Aurore Giscard d'Estaing, Debra Winger
Children Noah Hutton, Milo Hutton
Parents Jim Hutton, Maryline Adams Poole
Siblings Heidi Hutton, Rebecca Hutton
Awards Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, Satellite Award for Best Television Ensemble, Golden Globe Award for Best New Star of the Year – Actor
Nominations Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture – Drama, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie, Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama, National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television, BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
Movies Ordinary People, Taps, Beautiful Girls, The Falcon and the Snowman, Secret Window, The Ghost Writer, The Dark Half, The General's Daughter, The Last Mimzy, Last Holiday, The Good Shepherd, Made in Heaven, Serious Moonlight, Lymelife, Turk 182, French Kiss, Kinsey, The Alphabet Killer, Playing God, Multiple Sarcasms, Heavens Fall, Stephanie Daley, Iceman, Sunshine State, When a Man Falls in the Forest, The Temp, Everybody's All-American, A Time of Destiny, City of Industry, Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, Deterrence, Off the Black, The Kovak Box, The Killing Room, Mr. and Mrs. Loving, Turning Green, The Substance of Fire, Louder Than Words, Digging to China, Torrents of Spring, Friendly Fire, Aldrich Ames: Traitor Within, Deliberate Intent, Young Love, First Love, Just One Night, Broken Hill, Dead by Midnight, And Baby Makes Six, Avenger, Winds of Terror, The Oldest Living Graduate
TV Shows American Crime, Leverage, A Nero Wolfe Mystery, 5ive Days to Midnight, Kidnapped
Star Sign Leo

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#Fact
1 In 1983, he signed to shoot a film titled "Road Show" with Jack Nicholson, Mary Steenburgen, and Debra Winger. The studio canceled plans, and Hutton sued claiming fraud and breach of contract. He won the jury trial in 1989 which awarded him $2.25 million in compensatory damages and $7.5 million in punitive damages. He had also gained a wife and son, when he married Winger with whom he had his first son Noah Hutton, but the marriage later dissolved. The title "Road Show" was later changed to Medicine Man (1992) and starred Sean Connery.
2 His first wife actress Debra Winger had first seen him on TV when he accepted the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Ordinary People (1980) and fell in love with him. She met him in person two years later in 1983 for a film that they were supposed to be cast in called "Road Show" but it was revamped and made with different actors a decade later under a new title Medicine Man (1992). Hutton later said they talked for six hours about everything at that first meeting, and Winger said there was so much electricity between them that they got scared and ran in opposite directions. They kept running into each other once every six months, and Hutton later described these encounters "like turning magnets around." They finally stuck together when Winger emceed Farm Aid on New Year's Eve in 1986 and Hutton was one of the guests. Almost immediately, they started living together and married just three months later. Despair followed the happy occasion. Winger's orthodox Jewish grandmother stopped talking to her, because Hutton wasn't Jewish. Worse, she miscarried after she became pregnant on her wedding night. She got pregnant again and gave birth to their son Noah Hutton in 1987, but just a year later, they separated and divorced two years later. During their short marriage, they appeared together in two films (Made in Heaven (1987) and Betrayed (1988)) that flopped at the box office, as well as a "Life" magazine cover in 1987. Shortly after their divorce, he admitted that he will always love her but they were leading separate lives. A decade after their divorce, Winger (married to her second husband Arliss Howard) said that there was "no bad blood" between them.
3 Brother of Punch Hutton and Heidi Hutton.
4 In Taps (1981), Leverage (2008), Turk 182! (1985), and The Falcon and the Snowman (1985) he played a character who was fighting the system. In two of these (Taps and Leverage) he was formerly a part of the system that screwed him, so he turned on it.
5 Directed the music video for The Cars' song "Drive".
6 Has worn an Army uniform four times: Taps (1981), and "The Three Days Of The Hunter Job" episode of Leverage (2008) and A Time of Destiny (1988) and The General's Daughter (1999).
7 Has three times played characters who fight the system: Taps (1981), Turk 182! (1985) (in fact the slogan was, "you CAN fight city hall!"), and Leverage (2008).
8 In "The 10 Li'l Grifters" episode of Leverage (2008) (season 4, episode 2), the crew attends a costume party at which everyone dresses up as a character from a mystery story. Nathan Ford (Timothy Hutton) tells someone that he is dressed up as Ellery Queen, the character played by Hutton's father, Jim Hutton in Ellery Queen (1975), the TV show based on a popular mystery book series. Ford is also wearing the trademark hat worn by Ellery Queen on that show.
9 His mother, Maryline Adams (née Poole), was a teacher and ran a small publishing company, and his father was actor Jim Hutton, star of NBC TV's Ellery Queen (1975).
10 Was listed as a potential nominee on the 2008 Razzie Award nominating ballot. He was suggested in the Worst Supporting Actor category for his performance in the film The Last Mimzy (2007), he failed to receive a nomination however.
11 He has twice played real-life traitors to the United States. He played Christopher Boyce in The Falcon and the Snowman (1985) and Aldrich Ames in Aldrich Ames: Traitor Within (1998). Both men were convicted of having sold secrets to the Soviet Union. In a third instance, Daniel (1983), he played the son of fictionalized versions of real-life traitors, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.
12 Became a father for the 2nd time a age 41 when his 2nd wife Aurore Giscard d'Estaing gave birth to their son Milo Hutton on September 11, 2001.
13 Became a father for the 1st time at age 26 when his 1st [now ex] wife Debra Winger gave birth to their son Emmanuel Noah Hutton, aka Noah Hutton, on April 29, 1987.
14 Current president of the exclusive Players Club in New York City (2004).
15 Co-owner of the Bar/Restaurant "P.J. Clarke's" in New York City.
16 Was the original choice to play the role of Joel Goodson in Risky Business (1983), but turned it down.
17 His wife, Aurore Giscard d'Estaing, a Parisian-born children's book illustrator, is the niece of former French President (1974 - 1981) Valéry Giscard d'Estaing.
18 Is a big fan of the New York band, Black 47.
19 Discovered acting in the ninth grade.
20 Son of actor Jim Hutton.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Father Figure 1980 TV Movie Jim
Ordinary People 1980 Conrad
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 1972-1980 TV Series Paul Winters
The Oldest Living Graduate 1980 TV Movie Cadet
Young Love, First Love 1979 TV Movie Derek Clayton
And Baby Makes Six 1979 TV Movie Jason Kramer (as Tim Hutton)
The Best Place to Be 1979 TV Movie Tommy Callahan
Friendly Fire 1979 TV Movie John Mullen
Zuma Beach 1978 TV Movie Art (as Tim Hutton)
Never Too Late 1965 Boy running to his Daddy (uncredited)
Beautiful Boy 2018 post-production Dr. Brown
The Long Home 2017 post-production
Jack Ryan 2017 TV Series pre-production Singer
All the Money in the World filming J. Paul Getty
American Crime 2015-2017 TV Series Russ Skokie Coach Dan Sullivan Nicholas Coates ...
#Horror 2015 Dr. White
Public Morals 2015 TV Series Mr. O
Louder Than Words 2013/II Bruce Komiske
Leverage 2008-2012 TV Series Nathan Ford / Young Peter McSweeten / Sherriff
Multiple Sarcasms 2010 Gabriel
The Ghost Writer 2010 Sidney Kroll
Broken Hill 2009 George McAlpine
Serious Moonlight 2009 Ian
Brief Interviews with Hideous Men 2009 Professor Adams / Subject #30
The Killing Room 2009 Crawford Haines
The Alphabet Killer 2008 Richard Ledge
Lymelife 2008 Charlie Bragg
Reflections 2008/II Tom
Kidnapped 2006-2007 TV Series Conrad Cain
When a Man Falls 2007 Gary Fields
The Last Mimzy 2007 David Wilder
The Good Shepherd 2006 Thomas Wilson
Off the Black 2006 Mr. Tibbel
Falling Objects 2006 Short Oscar Peters
Heavens Fall 2006 Samuel Leibowitz
The Kovak Box 2006 David Norton
Avenger 2006 TV Movie Frank McBride
Stephanie Daley 2006 Paul Crane
Last Holiday 2006 Matthew Kragen
Turning Green 2005 Bill the Breaker
Kinsey 2004 Paul Gebhard
5ive Days to Midnight 2004 TV Mini-Series J.T. Neumeyer
Secret Window 2004 Ted Milner
A Nero Wolfe Mystery 2001-2002 TV Series Archie Goodwin
Sunshine State 2002 Jack Meadows
WW 3 2001 TV Movie Larry Sullivan
Just One Night 2000 Isaac Alder
Deliberate Intent 2000 TV Movie Rod Smolla
The Golden Spiders: A Nero Wolfe Mystery 2000 TV Movie Archie Goodwin
Deterrence 1999 Marshall Thompson
The General's Daughter 1999 Col. William Kent
Vig 1998 TV Movie Frankie
Aldrich Ames: Traitor Within 1998 TV Movie Aldrich Ames
Dead by Midnight 1997 TV Movie John Larkin / Sam Ellis
Playing God 1997 Raymond Blossom
City of Industry 1997 Lee Egan
The Substance of Fire 1996 Martin Geldhart
Mr. and Mrs. Loving 1996 TV Movie Richard Loving
Beautiful Girls 1996 Willie Conway
The Last Word 1995 Martin Ryan
French Kiss 1995 Charlie
Zelda 1993 TV Movie F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Dark Half 1993 Thad Beaumont / George Stark
The Temp 1993 Peter Derns
Strangers 1992 TV Movie Tom (segment "Windows")
Books: Feed Your Head 1991 TV Mini-Series short Man reciting 'Forty Stories'
Q & A 1990 Al Reilly
Torrents of Spring 1989 Dimitri Sanin
Everybody's All-American 1988 Donnie 'Cake'
Betrayed 1988 Juggler at the fair (uncredited)
A Time of Destiny 1988 Jack
Made in Heaven 1987 Mike Shea / Elmo Barnett
Turk 182! 1985 Jimmy Lynch
The Falcon and the Snowman 1985 Christopher Boyce
Iceman 1984 Dr. Stanley Shephard
Daniel 1983 Daniel Isaacson
Teenage Suicide: Don't Try It! 1981 Narrator
Taps 1981/I Cadet Major Brian Moreland
A Long Way Home 1981 TV Movie Donald Branch Booth

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Heavens Fall 2006 executive producer
A Nero Wolfe Mystery 2001-2002 TV Series executive producer - 27 episodes
Mr. and Mrs. Loving 1996 TV Movie executive producer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ivanov Red, White, and Blue 2013 Short
Essential Music Videos: Hits of the '80s 2003 Video short video "Drive"
A Nero Wolfe Mystery 2001-2002 TV Series 7 episodes
Digging to China 1997
Amazing Stories 1986 TV Series 1 episode
The Cars: Drive 1984 Video short

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Playing God 1997 "Delilah"
Iceman 1984 performer: "Heart of Gold" - uncredited

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Amazing Stories 1986 TV Series story - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show 2014 Documentary thanks
Tying the Knot 2004 Documentary special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Peter Austin Noto Show 2017 TV Series Himself
The View 2015-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards 2015 TV Special Himself - Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter 2015 TV Series Himself
Live with Kelly and Ryan 2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
Entertainment Tonight 2008-2015 TV Series Himself
Good Morning America 2015 TV Series Himself
AM Northwest 2011 TV Series Himself
14th Annual PRISM Awards 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself
Tavis Smiley 2009 TV Series Himself - Guest
SAG Foundation Conversations 2009 TV Series Himself
The Bonnie Hunt Show 2008 TV Series Himself - Guest
Kidnapped: Ransom Notes 2007 Video short Himself
HBO First Look 2007 TV Series documentary short Himself
The Kinsey Report: Sex on Film 2005 Video documentary Himself
Gala Paramount Pictures Celebrates 90th Anniversary with 90 Stars for 90 Years 2002 TV Movie Himself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1999-2001 TV Series Himself - Guest
2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards 2000 TV Special documentary Presenter (uncredited)
The General's Daughter: Behind the Secrets 1999 Video documentary short Himself
Charlie Rose 1999 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Daily Show 1999 TV Series Himself - Guest
Late Show with David Letterman 1999 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1996-1998 TV Series Himself - Guest
The 70th Annual Academy Awards 1998 TV Special Himself - Past Winner
Take a Number 1997 Himself (uncredited)
1996 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards 1996 TV Special documentary Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1996 TV Series Himself - Guest
Scenes from Everyday Life 1995 Documentary
Late Night with David Letterman 1989-1993 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
American Experience 1992 TV Series documentary
Working in the Theatre 1991 TV Series documentary Himself
The 43th Annual Writers Guild Awards 1991 TV Special Himself
Books: Feed Your Head 1991 TV Mini-Series short Himself
The 44th Annual Tony Awards 1990 TV Special Himself - Performer
The Ultimate Stuntman: A Tribute to Dar Robinson 1987 TV Movie documentary Himself
Moving Image Salutes Sidney Lumet 1985 TV Movie Himself
Saturday Night Live 1984 TV Series Himself
The 56th Annual Academy Awards 1984 TV Special documentary Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
The 54th Annual Academy Awards 1982 TV Special documentary Himself - Presenter: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
The 39th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1982 TV Special documentary Himself
The 53rd Annual Academy Awards 1981 TV Special Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
The Alan Thicke Show 1981 TV Series Himself - Guest
The 38th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1981 TV Special Himself - Winner

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mary Tyler Moore: A Celebration 2015 TV Movie documentary Conrad Jarrett / Ordinary People
Spotlight on Broadway 2013 TV Series Peter
30 for 30 2009 TV Series documentary Himself
Corazón de... 2006 TV Series Himself
Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years 2000 TV Movie documentary Cadet Major Brian Moreland
Biography 1995-2000 TV Series documentary Himself
Late Show with David Letterman 1996 TV Series Willie Conway
Give Me Your Answer True 1987 Documentary
Pat Metheny Group & David Bowie: This Is Not America 1985 Video short Christopher Boyce

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010 Prism Award Prism Awards Performance in a Drama Episode Leverage (2008)
2007 Silver Berlin Bear Berlin International Film Festival Outstanding Artistic Contribution The Good Shepherd (2006) · John Sessions
· Oleg Shtefanko
· Martina Gedeck
· Michael Gambon
· John Turturro
· Keir Dullea
· Eddie Redmayne
· Mark Ivanir
· Joe Pesci
· Robert De Niro
· Lee Pace
· Matt Damon
· Gabriel Macht
· Alec Baldwin
· Angelina Jolie
· Billy Crudup
· William Hurt
· Tammy Blanchard
1998 Children's Jury Award Chicago International Children's Film Festival Feature Film and Video Digging to China (1997)
1993 Best Actor Fantafestival The Dark Half (1993)
1981 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Actor in a Supporting Role Ordinary People (1980)
1981 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture Ordinary People (1980)
1981 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture - Male Ordinary People (1980)
1980 KCFCC Award Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards Best Supporting Actor Ordinary People (1980)
1980 LAFCA Award Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Actor Ordinary People (1980)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie American Crime (2015)
2015 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Actor in a Motion Picture or Miniseries American Crime (2015)
2015 Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Actor in a Series, Drama American Crime (2015)
2013 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Actor on Television Leverage (2008)
2012 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Actor on Television Leverage (2008)
2011 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Actor on Television Leverage (2008)
2009 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Actor in Television Leverage (2008)
2001 Video Premiere Award DVD Exclusive Awards Best Actor Just One Night (2000)
1993 Chainsaw Award Fangoria Chainsaw Awards Best Actor The Dark Half (1993)
1982 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Taps (1981)
1982 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television A Long Way Home (1981)
1982 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Most Outstanding Newcomer to Leading Film Roles Ordinary People (1980)

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1981 NSFC Award National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA Best Supporting Actor Ordinary People (1980)

3rd place awards

3rd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1980 NYFCC Award New York Film Critics Circle Awards Best Supporting Actor Ordinary People (1980)


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#Quote
1 [on George C. Scott] It was amazing just to stand by him and see him at work on Taps (1981)--a real experience to see such discipline and concentration.
2 [Upon receiving his Academy Award for Ordinary People (1980)] This is for my dad. I wish he were here to see it.
3 [9/1/98, in interview in "Daily News", about following his own gut in career choices] I was 18, did a couple of things on TV, then I did Ordinary People (1980) and when you are fortunate enough to be in a movie like that, working with Robert Redford as the director and the movie is as well received as it was, it would be ludicrous to have a master plan for a career. So next, I was in Wayne, PA, doing Taps (1981) and then I was back in New York working with Sidney Lumet doing an ensemble movie called Daniel (1983). And I turned down a starring role in Risky Business (1983), even though all my agents and manager said I was crazy. But I looked at it and asked myself, "What was the experience going to be like? What will I learn?" And looking back at myself at 23, being able to work with Sidney Lumet and E.L. Doctorow, I have absolutely no regrets. I learned stuff that will stay with me forever.

#Trademark
1 Plays characters who are fighting the system.
2 Blue eyes

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