Tim Griffin (actor)

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Timothy Collins Griffin

Chicago, Illinois, United States [1]
Years active1989–present
SpouseAlicia Carr [2]

Tim Griffin is an American film and television actor best known for his roles in Grey's Anatomy , Prime Suspect , Covert Affairs and Wayward Pines .


Early life

Griffin was raised in Chicago, Illinois. [3] [4] He studied English and political philosophy at the University of Vermont. [5]


Often dubbed "the actor who is in everything" [3] Griffin has had an extensive career in television and film. Some of his film credits include Cloverfield , [3] Leatherheads , [3] The Men Who Stare at Goats , [3] A Better Life , [3] American Sniper , [3] Super 8 , [6] Abduction [7] and Central Intelligence . [3] [8]

A few of his more notable television roles are Adam Hassler on Wayward Pines , [3] [8] Ron Kellaher on Aquarius , [3] [8] Ronny O'Malley on Grey's Anatomy , [5] Seth Newman on Covert Affairs [9] and Detective Augie Blando on Prime Suspect . [4]

Personal life

Griffin is married to Alicia Carr, they have two children. [3]



1991For the Very First Time TV movie
1995 Higher Learning Orientation Advisor
1995 Evolver Dwight
1997Lover GirlWright Herman
2000Wind RiverNick Wilson (older)
2000 Boys and Girls Timmy
2002 Cherish Officer Griffin
2004 The Bourne Supremacy John Nevins
2005 Kids in America Tony
2006 Danika Police Captain
2007Backyards & BulletsDet. Rick Coombs TV movie
2008 Cloverfield Command Center Officer
2008 Leatherheads Ralph
2008 Iron Man CAOC Analyst
2009 Star Trek Kelvin Engineer
2009 The Men Who Stare at Goats Tim Kootz
2010 Fair Game Paul
2011 Conception Tommy
2011 Super 8 Commando
2011 A Better Life Juvie Officer
2011 Abduction Red Flannel
2012 The Collection Dre
2014 Not Safe for Work Hitman
2014 American Sniper Colonel Gronski
2015AmericonsTodd Elliott
2015 The Gift Kevin 'KK' Keelor
2016 Central Intelligence Agent Stan Mitchell
2017 Extortion Chief of Mission Sweeney
2022 Next Exit John
2022Arctic Void (film)Alan Meursault
2023 Missing James Allen


1989 ABC Afterschool Special Matthew Robinson1 episode (Season 17, Episode 4)
1989 In the Heat of the Night Jon Conlan1 episode (Season 3, Episode 3)
1990 Hunter Gil Reynolds1 episode (Season 6, Episode 10)
1990 Who's the Boss? Gene1 episode (Season 6, Episode 18)
1990 China Beach Tommy1 episode (Season 3, Episode 20)
1992 Parker Lewis Can't Lose 1 episode (Season 3, Episode 6)
1992 Empty Nest Ruffian #21 episode (Season 5, Episode 7)
1993 Against the Grain MarkRecurring Role; 4 episodes (Season 1, Episodes 1, 3, 4, 6)
1994 Saved by the Bell: The College Years Jason1 episode (Season 1, Episode 14)
1994 Dead at 21 Devin1 episode
1995 Weird Science Rod1 episode (Season 3, Episode 8)
1996 Cybill Frat Guy #11 episode (Season 2, Episode 15)
1996 Sliders Jacob1 episode (Season 3, Episode 3)
1997 Pacific Blue Nicky Mink1 episode (Season 2, Episode 22)
1997 Walker, Texas Ranger Bart ValenRecurring Role; 2 episodes (Season 5, Episodes 16, 26)
1998Honolulu CRU TV pilot
1998 Party of Five Richie GraysonRecurring role; 2 episodes (Season 5, Episodes 8–9)
1999 Seven Days Tom Boxdollar1 episode (Season 1, Episode 11)
2000 Charmed The Rabbit1 episode (Season 2, Episode 13)
2001 Family Law Bill Deverell1 episode (Season 3, Episode 11)
2002 JAG 1 episode (Season 7, Episode 16)
2003 7th Heaven Cop1 episode (Season 8, Episode 8)
2004 The Guardian John Rose1 episode (Season 3, Episode 19)
2005 Medical Investigation Detective Chris Leinberger1 episode (Season 1, Episode 15)
2005 24 Agent Baron1 episode (Season 4, Episode 14)
2005 The Closer Roy Barnes1 episode (Season 1, Episode 12)
2005–2007 Grey's Anatomy Ronny O'MalleyRecurring role; 5 episodes (Season 2, Episode 9) (Season 3, Episodes 8, 10–12)
2006 NCIS Marine Sgt. Malcolm Porter1 episode (Season 3, Episode 14)
2006 ER Captain John EvansRecurring role; 2 episodes (Season 12, Episodes 21–22)
2006 The Unit Morgan Eliot1 episode (Season 2, Episode 4)
2007 Women's Murder Club Dennis Iverson1 episode (Season 1, Episode 4)
2008 CSI: Miami Commander Briggs1 episode (Season 6, Episode 20)
2008 Bones Pete Steckel1 episode (Season 4, Episode 2)
2008 Cold Case Asst. Coach Walters '731 episode (Season 6, Episode 1)
2009 Lie to Me Principal Castle1 episode (Season 1, Episode 1)
2010 Big Love Ralph1 episode (Season 4, Episode 1)
2010 The Defenders Agent Reese1 episode (Season 1, Episode 10)
2010 Outlaw Officer Daniel Hale1 episode (Season 1, Episode 2)
2011–2012 Prime Suspect Detective Augie BlandoMain cast; (Season 1, Episodes 1–13)
2012 Vegas Lt. Norman Kemp1 episode (Season 1, Episode 8)
2012–2013 Covert Affairs Seth NewmanRecurring role; 7 episodes (Season 3, Episodes 10–13) (Season 4, Episodes 2–3, 6)
2013 Burn Notice Frank Westen1 episode (Season 7, Episode 7)
2013 Grimm Mr. Keary1 episode (Season 3, Episode 6) "Stories We Tell Our Young"
2014 How to Get Away with Murder AUSA Caleb Abernathy1 episode (Season 1, Episode 4)
2014 NCIS: Los Angeles Unit Leader1 episode (Season 6, Episode 5)
2014–2015 The Mentalist Ken SpackmanRecurring role; 2 episodes (Season 7, Episodes 1, 8)
2015 Castle Spalding Elliot1 episode (Season 7, Episode 11)
2015–2016 Wayward Pines Adam HasslerMain cast
2015–2016 Aquarius Ron KellaherRecurring role, 6 episodes
2017 APB Isaac Hunter1 episode (Season 1, Episode 4)
2017 Chance Frank LambertRecurring role, 7 Episodes
2017-2018 Valor Davis GoundryRecurring role, 5 Episodes
2018-2019 NCIS: New Orleans Avery WalkerRecurring role, 4 episodes
2019 Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television Clancy1 episode (Season 2, Episode 7)
2019 True Detective Special Agent Burt DillerRecurring role, 4 episodes
2019 Young Sheldon Clint Watson1 episode (Season 2, Episode 20)
2021/2 The Resident Nate1 episode (Season 4, Episode 7)
2022 Night Sky Max

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