Tim Daly Biography

Tim Daly born James Timothy Daly is an American actor and producer. He is known for his role as Joe Hackett on the NBC sitcom Wings and his voice role as Clark Kent/Superman in Superman: The Animated Series, as well as his recurring role as the drug-addicted screenwriter J.T. Dolan on The Sopranos. He starred as Pete Wilder on Private Practice from 2007 to 2012. Since 2014, he has portrayed Henry McCord, husband of the titular character, on the CBS drama Madam Secretary. He was born on 1st March 1956 in Manhattan, New York.

Tim Daly Age/Family

Daly was born March 1st, 1956 ( 63 years old as of 2018 ). He was born to actor James Daly and actress Mary Hope. He is their youngest and only son out of four children. He has three sisters one being the actress Tyne Daly and two other sisters. Mary Glynn and Pegeen Michael.

Tim Daly  Wife/Kids

Daly got married to actress Amy Van Nostrand in 1982. They have two children, Sam and Emelyn but the two later came to divorce in 2010. He has now been dating Madam Secretary co-star Tea Leoni since December 2014.

Tim Daly Early Life

Daly began his professional career while a student at Vermont’s Bennington College, where he studied Theatre and Literature, in which he now holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, and acted in summer stock. He graduated from college in 1979 and returned to New York to continue studying acting and singing.

Tim Daly Career

Daly debuted on stage when he was seven years old in Jenny Kissed Me by Jean Kerr, together with his parents and two sisters. He appeared for the first time on TV when he was 10 years old in an American Playhouse adaptation of An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen, which starred his father James Daly.

He dreamt about sports or a music career and also considered becoming a doctor or a lawyer, but finally decided to become an actor. Daly started his professional acting career when he appeared in a 1978 adaptation of Peter Shaffer’s play Equus.

His first leading film role was in the film Diner, which was directed by Barry Levinson, in which he shared screen time with actors including Kevin Bacon and Mickey Rourke. Other 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 created by David Chase.

He later starred in the Broadway production of Coastal Disturbances in theatre by playwright Tina Howe opposite Annette Bening and received a 1987 Theatre World Award for his performance. He again  starred in Oliver, Oliver at the Manhattan Theatre Club, Mass Appeal by Bill C. Davis and Bus Stop by William Inge at Trinity Square Repertory, The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams 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.

Daly describes himself as being highly self-critical in regard to his career. In an interview with New Zealand ‘ZM’ radio personality Polly Gillespie, Daly was quoted as saying, “I think part of it (his self-critical nature) is passed down to me from my parents who are actors. The theatre was our temple… When you entered you were expected to live up to the example of this glorious place.

American sitcom that ran on NBC from April 19, 1990, to May 14, 1997.  starred Daly and Steven Weber as brothers Joe and Brian Hackett. The show was set at the fictional Tom Nevers Field, a small airport in Nantucket, Massachusetts, where the Hackett brothers operated the one-plane airline, Sandpiper Air.

Daly became noted for voicing Clark Kent/Superman in Superman: The Animated Series.

1997, he and J. Todd Harris formed Daly-Harris Productions,  which he produced movies such as: Execution of Justice (1999) (TV), Urbania (2000) and Tick Tock (2000). In 1998, Daly appeared in several episodes of the Emmy award-winning, Tom Hanks-produced HBO mini-series From the Earth to the Moon playing astronaut Jim Lovell, whom Hanks himself had portrayed in the film Apollo 13.

During the 2000–2001 television season, Daly starred as Dr. Richard Kimble in a remake of the classic television series The Fugitive. The series lasted only one season.

2002 Daly guest-starred as himself in the Tv series Monk which then reunited him with his Wings Classmate Tony Shalhoub.2006, Daly returned to Broadway when he appeared on stage opposite David Schwimmer and Željko Ivanek in the Broadway revival of The Caine Mutiny Court Martial. He made several appearances on The Sopranos as J.T. Dolan, an AA buddy of Christopher Moltisanti. He received a 2007 Emmy nomination for his work on the series. He appeared on the midseason ABC crime series Eyes, which got good reviews but was canceled after only five episodes.

As a voice-actor, Daly portrayed superhero Superman and his alter ego Clark Kent in Superman: The Animated Series (1996–2000), but was unable to return as Superman and was replaced by Christopher McDonald in Batman Beyond and George Newbern in Justice League, as he was under contract to star in a remake of the 1960s TV drama The Fugitive.

He then reprised his role as Superman in the video game Superman: Shadow of Apokolips and the direct-to-video releases Superman: Brainiac Attacks, Superman/Batman: Public Enemies, Superman/Batman: Apocalypse and Justice League: Doom. He also came back to the animated remake of the trailer for the 2013 film Man of Steel by the Hub Network to celebrate the release of the film and to promote the network’s upcoming marathon of Superman episodes.

Daly heads Red House Entertainment. Movies produced through the company include Edge of America, which won a Peabody Award and a Humanitas Prize, and Daly’s directing debut, the independent film Bereft. He also created Wandering Bark Productions, based at Paramount Pictures, a company designed to develop and produce a variety of film, television and theater projects.

In 2014, Daly guest starred in recurring roles on The Mindy Project and Hot in Cleveland. Since mid-2014, he has played Henry McCord, the husband of the title character on the TV series Madam Secretary.

Daly is an activist in various liberal political and social causes. In 2004, he became active in the presidential politics of the Democratic Party by joining “John Kerry for President,” an organization dedicated to John Kerry’s presidential candidacy for the 2004 election.

At the beginning of 2007, Daly became a member of The Creative Coalition which is a non-profit group formed by the American film entertainment industry.

Tim Daly and Tea Leoni

Daly is dating his co-star Tea Leoni since December 2014.

Tim Daly and Tea Leoni

Tim Daly Wings

Wings is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from April 19, 1990, to May 14, 1997. It starred Daly and Steven Weber as brothers Joe and Brian Hackett. The show was set at the fictional Tom Nevers Field, a small airport in Nantucket, Massachusetts, where the Hackett brothers operated the one-plane airline, Sandpiper Air.

Tim Daly Superman

Daly was a voice actor he portrayed superhero Superman and his alter ego Clark Kent in Superman: The Animated Series (1996–2000) until he was unable to return as Superman.

Tim Daly Movies

  •  Diner
  • Spellbinder
  • The Outsider
  • Seven Girlfriends
  • Superman/Batman: Apocalypse
  • The Good Student
  • Superman: Brainiac Attacks
  • Superman/Batman: Public Enemies
  • The Skeptic
  • Justice League: Doom
  • After Darkness

Tim Daly Tv Shows

  • Madam Secretary
  • Wings
  • Private Practice
  • The Nine
  • From the Earth to the Moon
  • The Fugitive
  • Eyes
  • Justice League
  • The New Batman/Superman Adventures
  • Krypto the Superdog

Tim Daly Private Practice

Daly played a love interest for Kate Walsh’s character on the TV series Private Practice.  He starred as Pete Wilder on Private Practice from 2007 to 2012. Since 2014.

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