Tim Blake Nelson – Biography

Tim Blake Nelson - Biography

Tim Blake Nelson – Biography

  Tim Blake Nelson, born 1964 in Tulsa, Oklahoma (USA), is a New York-based director, actor and author. His debut film Eye of God (1997), in which he was both writer and director, was premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and then shown on the San Francisco International Film Festival. At the Seattle International Film Festival, the film with the American Independent Award was awarded to winning the Tokyo International Film Festival, the film the Tokyo Bronze Prize.

Nelson’s second film, O (2001), a modern version of Shakespeare Othello , with Mekhi Phifer, Julia Stiles and Josh Hartnett brought him in 2001 received the Award as Best Director at the Seattle International Film Festival .

Tim Blake Nelson played together with George Clooney and John Turturro in the acclaimed hit film O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000). Other screen appearances, he had, among other things in Terrence Malick’s The Thin Red Line (1998), Mike Newell’s Donnie Brasco (1997), Hal Hartley’s Amateur (1994), Nora Ephron This Is My Life (1992).

In Steven Spielberg’s film Minority Report (2002) Tim Blake Nelson has played alongside Tom Cruise, Samantha Morton and Colin Farrell. In Miguel Artetas The Good Girl (2002) he meets on with Jennifer Anniston and in Jay Roach Meet the Fockers (2004) with Dustin Hoffman, Ben Stiller and Robert De Niro.

Tim Blake Nelson is also an award-winning playwright who countless times, even in New York theaters, has occurred, including recently in Oedipus with Frances McDormand and Billy Crudup. Nelson graduated from Brown University and studied at the Juilliard Theater Center in New York.

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