|Birthdate:||May 20, 1968|
|Birthplace:||Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.|
Timothy David Olyphant (born May 20, 1968) is an American actor and producer. In early years of his career, he was often cast in the supporting role of charismatic villains, most notably in Scream 2 (1997), Go (1999), A Man Apart (2003) and The Girl Next Door (2004). He came to the attention of a wider audience with his portrayal of Sheriff Seth Bullock in HBO's western Deadwood (2004–2006). He then had starring roles in the romantic comedy Catch and Release (2006), the action film Hitman (2007), the thriller A Perfect Getaway (2009) and the horror film The Crazies (2010). He was a villain in Live Free or Die Hard (2007) and was a recurring guest star in season two of the FX legal thriller Damages (2009). The best-known performance of Olyphant's career to date has been as Deputy U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens in FX's modern-day Kentucky western Justified (2010–2015). He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in 2011. He voiced the Spirit of the West in the animated western Rango (2011), and had supporting roles in the science-fiction thriller I Am Number Four (2011) and the ensemble comedy-drama This Is Where I Leave You (2014). In recent years, Olyphant guest starred in television sitcoms, including The Office (2010), The Mindy Project (2013) and The Grinder (2015–2016).