Tim Blake Nelson

American director, writer and actor

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
Tim Blake Nelson Leaves of Grass Premiere.jpg
Nelson in 2008
Born (1964-05-11) May 11, 1964 (age 58)
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
OccupationActor, 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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