More Timothy Daly Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Against the Ropes)TIM DALY has been able to transcend his leading man image to portray an extensive range of characters in all mediums of his craft, broadening a career already rewarded with Broadway triumphs and a wide spectrum of film and television roles.
He is currently co-directing (with acclaimed cinematographer Clark Mathis) his directorial debut Bereft, starring Vinessa Shaw, Marsha Mason, Edward Herrmann, Tim Blake Nelson and Michael C. Hall. Bereft is the story of a Vermont widow haunted by the memory of her husband.
Daly is on a hot streak, and has most recently been seen in Basic with John Travolta and Samuel L Jackson, which hit theaters this past Spring. Prior to that film, he was seen in the Showtime telepic The Outsider, opposite Naomi Watts, which aired in November 2002. Another notable success was his portrayal of Richard Kimble in the CBS Television remake of the hit series The Fugitive.
Daly's creative palette includes a wide scope of projects, from history-making television series to imagination-expanding motion pictures. Daly also portrayed Dan White, the 1978 assassin who murdered San Francisco's first openly gay supervisor, Harvey Milk, and the Mayor George Moscone, in Showtime's drama Execution of Justice. He also served as executive producer on the project, revealing his vision and determination, as well as his acting prowess. This film won the GLAAD Awards for Outstanding Made for Television Movie. He followed this up with the lead role in the miniseries Storm of the Century, the thriller created especially
for television by best-selling author Stephen King, and,by co-starring in the romantic comedy
The Object of my Affection, with Jennifer Aniston and Paul Rudd. He again flexed his leading-man muscles with a prime role in Tom Hanks' miniseries From the Earth to the Moon, in which he played legendary astronaut Jim Lovell.
Daly then accepted a new challenge and re-entered the television arena as the voice of Superman. The animated series builds upon the Superman success story as one of the world's strongest icons. Daly also provides the hero's voice for the recent home video feature The Batman/Superman Movie.
He is best known for his work on the landmark series Wings, where for eight seasons he portrayed airline pilot Joe Hackett. This opportunity afforded him the opportunity to perform in front of alive audience, which was reminiscent of his early theater background.
Other notable roles include his performance in Denise Calls Up, which received the Special Jury Prize at the 1995 Deauville Film Festival, in addition to being awarded a special mention for the Camera D'Or at the 1995 Cannes Film Festival.
Daly began his professional career while a student at Vermont's Bennington College, where he studied theater and literature and acted in summer stock. His first leading film role was in the now classic Diner, directed by Barry Levinson, which also launched the careers of some of today's most respected actors. Starring roles soon followed in Alan Rudolph's feature Made in Heaven, the American Playhouse production of The Rise & Rise of Daniel Rocket and the CBS dramatic series Almost Grown.
In legitimate theater, he has starred in the Broadway production of Coastal Disturbances, Oliver, Oliver at the Manhattan Theatre Club, Mass Appeal and Bus Stop at Trinity Square Repertory, The Glass Menagerie at the Santa Fe Festival Theatre, A Knife
in the Heart and A Study in Scarlet at the Williamstown,Playhouse and Paris Bound at the Berkshire Theatre Festival. He and wife Amy Van Nostrand both won DramaLogue Awards for Best Actress and Best Actor in the Coast Playhouse's Colorado Catechism in Los Angeles.
Biography #3 (for Basic)TIM DALY recently portrayed Richard Kimble in the remake of the hit series The Fugitive, and Dan White who, in 1978, assassinated San Francisco's first openly gay supervisor, Harvey Milk and Mayor George Moscone in the drama Execution of Justice. He was also executive producer on the project. The film won the GLAAD Awards for Outstanding Made for Television Movie. Daly also played the lead in the Stephen King miniseries Storm of the Century. Daly co-starred in the romantic comedy The Object of My Affection with Jennifer Aniston and Paul Rudd, played legendary astronaut Jim Lovell in Tom Hanks' HBO miniseries From the Earth to the Moon, and was recently seen in Charles Dutton's Against the Ropes.
Daly has voiced Superman for the animated children's series and provided the superhero's voice on the video feature The Superman/Batman Movie.
Daly is best known for his work on the hit comedy series Wings where, for eight seasons, he portrayed airline pilot Joe Hackett. Other notable roles include his performance in Denise Calls Up, which was released by Sony Pictures Classics and received the Special Jury Prize at the 1995 Deauville Film Festival, in addition to being awarded a special mention for the Camera D'Or at the 1995 Cannes Film Festival.
His first leading film role was in the now classic Diner directed by Barry Levinson. Starring roles soon followed in Alan Rudolph's Made in Heaven, the American Playhouse production of The Rise and Rise of Daniel Rocket and the CBS dramatic series Almost Grown.
Bio courtesy Columbia Pictures for "Basic" (01-Jan-2000)