Tim Blake Nelson

American actor and playwright Tim Blake Nelson works in both fields. Tim Blake Nelson is well-known for his roles as Henry McCarty in Old Henry and Wade Tillman/Looking Glass in the HBO limited series Watchmen (2019). (2021).

Quick Facts 

Full Name: Tim Nelson
Born Date: 11 May, 1964
Age: 58 years
Horoscope: Taurus
Lucky Number: 9
Lucky Stone: Emerald
Lucky Color: Green
Best Match for Marriage: Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn
Gender: Male
Country: United States of America
Height: 5 feet 4 inches (1.63m)
Marital Status: married
Married Date: June 12, 1994
Wife Lisa Benavides
Net Worth $5 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dark Brown
Birth Place Tulsa, Oklahoma
Nationality American
Religion Christianity
Education Holland Hall School,  Brown University
Father Don Nelson
Mother Ruth Nelson
Kids (Three)
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On May 11, 1964, Tim Blake Nelson was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in the United States. He is a Taurus and 58 years old as in the year 2023. Nelson is a Christian who belongs to the American nationality.

He comes from a family background of Don Nelson (Father) and Ruth Nelson (Mother). His mother is a philanthropist and social activist, while his father is a geologist and a wildcatter. His maternal uncle is businessman George Kaiser.

Tim Blake Nelson with his son and wife source: Shutterstock.
Herman Geo. Kaiser and Kate Kaiser, who were German citizens who fled the Nazis right before World War II, were his maternal grandparents. The businessman Max Samuel’s daughter, Kate Kaiser. They moved to Britain in 1938 because Nelson’s mother was born there, then they immigrated to the US in 1941. His father was a member of a Russian-Jewish immigrant family.

Academic Qualification

Nelson graduated from Brown University in 1986 with a degree in classics and served as the senior orator for his graduating class. He attended Holland Hall School in Tulsa and graduated in 1982. At Brown, he pursued philosophical studies under Martha Nussbaum.

He belongs to the Phi Beta Kappa Society. He received the Workman/Driskoll award for outstanding achievement in classical studies. When he left Juilliard in 1990, he was a part of Group 19.

Height & Weight

Tim Blake Nelson is undeniably incredibly gorgeous and handsome. He weighs roughly 62 kg and stands at an ideal height of approximately 5 feet, 5 inches (1.70m/170 cm) (139 lbs). Nelson also has dark brown hair and a set of gorgeous blue eyes.

Relationship Status

Nelson is currently wed to Lisa Benavides in terms of his romantic relationships. On June 12, 1994, Nelson and Lisa finally got married after dating for a very long period.

Tim Blake Nelson with his wife Lisa Benavides source: Zimbio.

When they were both students at Juilliard, they first crossed paths. Three children, whose names have not yet been revealed, were born to them together.

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Professional life

Nelson’s debut play, Eye of God, was presented by Seattle Repertory Theatre in 1992. Then he co-starred with Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Paul Zaloom, and John Mariano in The Unnaturals, a sketch comedy series that aired on HA! from 1989 to 1991.

He portrayed the important character Delmar in the film O Brother, Where Art Thou. Additionally, according to directors Joel and Ethan Coen, he was the only member of the cast or crew to have read Homer’s Odyssey, the book on which the film is largely based.

He has performed in numerous minor roles in movies like Minority Report, Lincoln, and Syriana. Nelson also made an appearance in The Incredible Hulk and Fantastic Four adaptations from Marvel Comics. He portrayed Ralph Myers in the 2019 legal/drama Just Mercy.

Tim Blake Nelson in the HBO limited series Watchmen source: IndieWire.

Audiobooks, Nelson provided the narration for the 2001 book At the Altar of Speed: The Fast Life and Tragic Death of Dale Earnhardt, Sr. Along with the film versions of his plays The Grey Zone and Eye of God, he has also directed two of his own screenplays, Kansas (1998) and Leaves of Grass (2009).

He was the man behind the camera for the Othello-based film, which was filmed in a modern high school.

More on career

The CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episode “Working Stiffs” featured Nelson as a guest star. In the PBS investigative series Frontline episode “My Brother’s Bomber,” he spoke about the death of his friend David Dornstein in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.

Nelson was cast as the title character in the 2018 western anthology film The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, which he co-wrote with Joel and Ethan Coen in 2002. On November 16, the film was made available on Netflix after a brief run in theaters. The reviews were positive, and several singled out Nelson’s performance and his part as a whole.

Net worth & Source of Income

Tim Blake Nelson has amassed a sizable fortune as a result of his diligence and genius. By 2022, his estimated net worth will be $5 million. Nelson hasn’t, however, participated in brand endorsements up until now.


He was nominated for an Independent Spirit Awards Someone to Watch Award for directing the film versions of his plays Eye of God.

Eye of God won the American Independent Award at the Seattle International Film Festival (1997), Tokyo Bronze Prize at the Tokyo International Film Festival (1997), Best Director Award at the Seattle International Film Festival (2001), and Freedom of Expression Award from the National Board of Review (2002) for The Grey Zone. He also won the Best Director Award at the Seattle International Film Festival (2001) for O.

On Social Media

Tim Blake Nelson has 14.5K followers on his active Instagram account @timbonelson. Nelson is not present on any other social networking platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter.

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