Tim Blake Nelson

American actor, director and writer (born 1964)

Timothy "Tim" Blake Nelson (born May 11, 1964) is an American director, writer, and actor. He is known for his roles in O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Holes, The Incredible Hulk, and in Lincoln. Nelson was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was the son of Ruth (Kaiser) Nelson.[1] He is Jewish.[2]

Tim Blake Nelson
Nelson in 2008
Born (1964-05-11) May 11, 1964 (age 60)
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Occupation(s)Actor, director, writer, singer
Years active1992–present
Spouse(s)Lisa Benavides (1994-present; 3 children)


  1. Michael Smith, "Bloomer Sooner: Tulsa native Tim Blake Nelson's roots are showing", Tulsa World, May 6, 2009.
  2. "Feature Article and Interviews - THE GREY ZONE (2001)". Aboutfilm.com. Archived from the original on 2011-10-02. Retrieved 2014-07-15.

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