Timothy Busfield Wiki: 5 Facts To Know About Melissa Gilbert's Husband
Timothy Busfield is an actor and film director who takes the role of Benjamin Franklin on Fox’s “Sleepy Hollow.” He has played several roles in movies and TV shows and is the husband of Melissa Gilbert. Timothy Busfield was born in Michigan in 1957, and both of his parents were lecturers. His father lectured at the Michigan State University drama department while his mother taught literature, and from a young age, Timothy Busfield enjoyed the company of writers. He once came home and found English novelist Graham Greene and his mom sharing a drink. Timothy Busfield spent time in the U.S. Navy before he became a drama student at East Tennessee State University. Before traveling to New York, he appeared with Actors Theatre of Louisville. Timothy Busfield, often called “Timmy B” is the founder of B Street Theatre as well as Fantasy Theatre for Children, a non-profit children’s theatre.
Busfield Started Acting On TV In 1981
Timothy Busfield has been sensational and has stared in a couple of TV shows and movies since 1981. His first appearance was in the comedy-drama, “Stripes” with Bill Murray And Harold Ramis where he acted as a mortar gunner. Timothy Busfield's first TV show, “Trapper John, M.D.” earned him recognition for his admirable performance. He played the son of the main character. Timothy Busfield landed his first major role in “Revenge Of The Nerds” in 1984 where he played the role of Arnold Poindexter. He later replayed the role in “Revenge Of The Nerds II: Nerds In Paradise” in 1987. Timothy Busfield mostly acted like a teenager or a young adult in most of the films before he was asked to grow his beard to look old enough for a role in 1980s TV show “Thirty Something.” He later got an Emmy Award for his role in series.
Timothy Busfield in Byrds Of Paradise
Featuring in the “Thirty Something” series was a breakthrough for Timothy Busfield. Meanwhile, his current wife, Melissa Gilbert, who perhaps never knew Busfield would be her husband someday, was also growing as an actress. Timothy Busfield landed significant roles in other TV shows although none of them lasted long. The most memorable though was the “Byrds Of Paradise” which he played alongside Arlo Guthrie. The TV show was produced by Steven Spielberg and had its setting in Hawaii.
Timothy: Movie Actor and Director
Timothy Busfield also featured in movies. He was seen in a film called “Wall Of Silence,” “The Skateboard Kid” and “Little Big League. He continued to become a sensation and got cast in “Field of Dream” with Kevin Costner and “First Kid” alongside Sinbad, and they have remained some of his notable works. Timothy Busfield also featured in TV series, “The West Wing’” and “Ed.” Timothy Busfield is not just a great actor but also a director of some of the best series in TV history. He has directed some episodes in “Thirty Something,” “La Vegas,” “This Is Us,” “Aquarius,” “The Night Shift,” “Secret And Lies,” “Children’s Hospital,” “Second Chance,” “Sports Night,” “The Fosters,” “Sorkin/Schlamme,” and “Without A Trace.” Timothy Busfield is currently working on “This Is US” and also played roles on stage in plays like “A Few Good Men” and “Brighton Beach Memoirs.”
He Is The Husband Of Mellisa Gilbert
Timothy Busfield has made a lot money through his acting, and his net worth is estimated to be $1 million. He divorced his first wife Radha Delamarter in 1986, though they had a son together called Willy Busfield. He got married to Jennifer Merwin two years later and got divorced in 2007. Jennifer Merwin had two children with Timothy Busfield: Daisy and Samuel Busfield. He got married to Melissa Gilbert in 2013. Melissa Gilbert is also a director just like her husband and has directed “Sweet Justice” and “Zoya.”
Timothy’s Wife, Melissa Gilbert Has Gone Through A Lot In Her Life
Just like her husband, Timothy Busfield, Melissa Gilbert has divorced twice. She is an American actress, TV director, and a politician. She was born in 1964 in L.A. and placed for adoption, and then got adopted by Paul Gilbert and Barbara Crane who were both actors. Gilbert and Crane went through a divorce when Melissa Gilbert was the age of 8. Crane got married to Harold Abeles, and Gilbert passed on. Melissa Gilbert began acting by being part of commercials with Bruce Boxleitner and has appeared on several movies and TV shows. She had her ups and downs, not only in her acting career but also in her life. She dated Rob Lowe in her teenage years, and their relationship was on and off for six years. She also dated actors like Scott Biao, Tom C. John Cusack, and Billy Idol. Just weeks after breaking up with Lowe, Melissa Gilbert got married Bo Brinkman and had a son. She got divorced from Bo Brinkman in 1992 and got married to Bruce Boxleitner after a year of dating. Melissa and Bruce have a son, and they got divorced in 2011 before she started dating Timothy Busfield.
Melissa Gilbert has been through a lot, just like her husband, Timothy Busfield. They are happily living in their Michigan home and have a lot of fans. Melissa Gilbert’s net worth is estimated to be $6 million, and her plastic surgery was controversial. She uploads some sexy photos on her social accounts, and her fan base has grown as a result of that. She is also proud to have an ex-navy husband. That about wraps it up! Now you know all there is to know about this wonderful couple.