Tim Guinee

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Tim Guinee
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Guinee at the 2013 WonderCon
Born (1962-11-18) November 18, 1962 (age 61)
Education University of North Carolina School of the Arts (BFA)
Volunteer Firefighter
Daisy Foote
(m. 1997)
Relatives Horton Foote (father-in-law)

Timothy S. Guinee (born November 18, 1962) is an American stage, television, and feature-film actor. Primarily known for his roles as Tomin in the television series Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007) and railroad entrepreneur Collis Huntington in Hell on Wheels (2011–2016), he appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) feature films Iron Man (2008) and Iron Man 2 (2010) as United States Air Force Major Allen, and as struggling father and retired major Clay Wilson in the first season of the streaming television series The Punisher (2017–2019).


Early life and education

Guinee, who has two brothers and two sisters, was born in Los Angeles, California and raised in Illinois and Texas. He attended Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, Texas [1] before he founded a theater group in Texas. Later, he moved to New York in order to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He later attended the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, where he graduated and had his film debut.


Guinee is known for his role as Tomin in the television series Stargate SG-1 . In 2005, he starred as record producer Sam Phillips in the Golden Globe® Award-winning miniseries Elvis . Guinee stars as Ben Matheson in Revolution . [2] He was a cast regular in AMC's Hell on Wheels , playing railroad entrepreneur Collis Huntington. Hell on Wheels aired on AMC from November 6, 2011, to July 23, 2016.

Personal life

Guinee met his wife Daisy Foote, during the production of Hallmark Hall of Fame: Lily Dale (1996). Foote is the daughter of 1962 Academy Award–winning screenwriter and Pulitzer Prize–winner Horton Foote, who adapted Lily Dale for the film himself. [3]



1986 Tai-Pan Culum Struan
1989 American Blue Note Bobby
1991 Once Around Peter Hedges
1992 Chain of Desire Ken
1993 The Night We Never Met Kenneth
1994 Men of War Ocker
1995 Black Day Blue Night Bo Schrag
1995 How to Make an American Quilt Young Dean
1996 Beavis and Butt-Head Do America Hoover Dam Guide, AFT AgentVoice
1996 Courage Under Fire Warrant Officer One A. Rady
1996 Sudden Manhattan Adam
1998 John Carpenter's Vampires Father Adam Guiteau
1998 Blade Dr. Curtis Webb
1999 The Young Girl and the Monsoon Jack
2004 Ladder 49 Captain Tony Corrigan
2005 Sweet Land Young Olaf
2007 Broken English Mark Andrews
2008 Iron Man Major Allen
2008 Stargate: The Ark of Truth Tomin
2008 AmericanEast John Westerman
2008 Synecdoche, New York Needleman Actor
2009 The Private Lives of Pippa Lee Des Sarkissian
2010 A Buddy Story Pete
2010 Iron Man 2 Major Allen
2011 The Oranges Roger
2011 Water for Elephants Diamond Joe
2012 Promised Land Drew Scott
2012 Just Like a Woman George
2012 The Odd Life of Timothy Green Marty RaderVoice
2013 The Pardon Norman Anderson
2014 Two Men in Town Rod
2014 99 Homes Frank Greene
2015 About Scout Ray Havers
2015Growing Up SmithOfficer Bob
2018 Ben Is Back Phil
2019 Ash Stan
2019 Harriet Thomas Garrett
2021The Same StormPhil H.
2024 Horizon: An American Saga post-production


1986 The Equalizer RickEpisode: "Nightscape"
1986 Spenser: For Hire Kevin MoranEpisode: "Home Is the Hero"
1987 Crime Story Vince RomeroEpisode: "Little Girl Lost"
1988 Lincoln Elmer E. Ellsworth 2 episodes
1988Vietnam War StoryMatthewsEpisode: "An Old Ghost Walks the Earth"
1988 Wiseguy Ritchie Stramm4 episodes
1989 Knightwatch Kurt2 episodes
1989 A Man Called Hawk Mitchell O'ConnorEpisode: "Life After Death"
1989 Livin' Large KevinTelevision film
1990 L.A. Law Brian Chisolm4 episodes
1991 Golden Years Fredericks
1991Mission of the Shark: The Saga of the U.S.S. IndianapolisDobsonTelevision film
1993 Alex Haley's Queen Wesley2 episodes
1993 Daybreak OHH OfficerTelevision film
1993 Comics Johnny Lazar2 episodes
1994 Breathing Lessons: The Life and Work of Mark O'Brien Jesse MoranTelevision film
1995 Follow the River Will
1995 Silver Strand Lance Surrey
1995 Duke of Groove Let It Go Guy
1996Lily DaleHorace Robedaux
1997The Three Lives of KarenMatt
1998 The Outer Limits Corporal Charles PendeltonEpisode: "Relativity Theory"
1998 Brave New World John CooperTelevision film
1999–2002 Strange World Capt. Paul Turner13 episodes
2000 Level 9 Det. John BurrowsEpisode: "Mail Call"
2000Animated Epics: Moby Dick Ishmael Television film
2001 Law & Order Mark Landry / Richard MorristonEpisode: "Hubris"
2001The SuitorDexTelevision film
2002 The Practice Reverend Michael CraneEpisode: "Eyewitness"
2002 The Road from Coorain AlecTelevision film
2002 Warning: Parental Advisory John Denver
2002 Thieves EddieEpisode: "The Green and the Black"
2002 Law & Order: Criminal Intent David BishopEpisode: "Bright Boy"
2003 The Guardian Todd DohertyEpisode: "The Intersection"
2003 Karen Sisco Derwood EdsonEpisode: "Dear Derwood..."
2003 Tarzan Donald Ingram4 episodes
2004 The Division PaulEpisode: "Be Careful What You Wish For"
2005Vinegar HillJake GrierTelevision film
2005 CSI: Miami Carl DawsonEpisode: "Sex & Taxes"
2005 Elvis Sam Phillips 2 episodes
2006 The West Wing Steve LaussenEpisode: "Internal Displacement"
2006 In Justice Richard Rocca3 episodes
2006 Killer Instinct Professor WhitfieldEpisode: "While You Were Sleeping"
2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Father Frank BerlinEpisode: "Double Cross"
2006 Medium Sean CaffeyEpisode: "Ghost in the Machine"
2006 The Lost Room The Occupant / Eddie McCleister2 episodes
2006–2007 Stargate SG-1 Tomin3 episodes
2006–2007 Ghost Whisperer Charlie Filbert
2006, 2011 CSI: NY Nathan Purdue / Chris Matthews2 episodes
2007 Friday Night Lights BobEpisode: "What to Do While You're Waiting"
2007 Without a Trace Andrew ReynoldsEpisode: "At Rest"
2007 Smallville AdrianEpisode: "Gemini"
2008 The Mentalist Tag RandolphEpisode: "Pilot"
2009 Private Practice SethEpisode: "Homeward Bound"
2009 NCIS Lemming / Jerome SaxEpisode: "South by Southwest"
2009 Saving Grace KirbyEpisode: "The Heart of a Cop"
2009 Life Gus WilvernEpisode: "Shelf Life"
2009 Eli Stone Andrew CarlisleEpisode: "Flight Path"
2009 24 Ken Dellao3 episodes
2009 Lie to Me Alec Foster / Ron Foster4 episodes
2009 Numbers Glen OlinEpisode: "7 Men Out"
2009 Three Rivers Jim SantosEpisode: "Where We Lie"
2009 Trauma Officer Lyons2 episodes
2009 Criminal Minds Joe MullerEpisode: "Retaliation"
2010 Nip/Tuck Joel SeabrookEpisode: "Joel Seabrook"
2010 The Deep End Neil LevinEpisode: "Nothing Personal"
2010 Miami Medical JacksonEpisode: "Golden Hour"
2010 Law & Order: LA Colonel RichardsEpisode: "Sylmar"
2010 The Closer Sam DodsonEpisode: "High Crimes"
2011 Off the Map NickEpisode: "I'm Here"
2011 Covert Affairs Roy GaskinEpisode: "Bang and Blame"
2011 Person of Interest Mark LawsonEpisode: "The Fix"
2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit George ZaneEpisode: "Educated Guess"
2011, 2012 Damages Jake Stahl2 episodes
2011–2015 The Good Wife Andrew Wiley10 episodes
2012 Castle Andrew HaynesEpisode: "47 Seconds"
2012 Fringe Rick Pearce (Canaan)Episode: "Everything in Its Right Place"
2012 Perception Tom ShelbyEpisode: "Messenger"
2012 Weeds Dr. James CornishEpisode: "Unfreeze"
2012–2014 Revolution Ben Matheson10 episodes
2012–2020 Homeland Scott Ryan16 episodes
2013–2016 Hell on Wheels Collis Huntington14 episodes
2014 Madam Secretary Paul WellingtonEpisode: "Another Benghazi"
2014 How and Why DaveUnsold pilot
2014–2019 Elementary Agent Dean McNally8 episodes
2015 The Following Duncan Banks2 episodes
2015 Forever Teddy GravesEpisode: "The Night in Question"
2015 Nurse Jackie JoeEpisode: "Managed Care"
2016 Code Black Adam BentonEpisode: "First Date"
2016 Motive Seth ArmstrongEpisode: "Natural Selection"
2016 BrainDead Nicholas Pohl1 episode
2016 Van Helsing Ted2 episodes
2016 Power Lance Donovan
2016 Conviction Greg PriceEpisode: "Mother's Little Burden"
2016 Blue Bloods Stuart WentworthEpisode: "Confessions"
2016, 2017 Bones Dr. Brandon Faulk2 episodes
2017 The Affair Grant FinleyEpisode #3.6
2017 I'm Dying Up Here Matt PattersonEpisode: "The Cost of a Free Buffet"
2017 Time After Time Dr. Monroe2 episodes
2017 NCIS: New Orleans DHS Agent LamontEpisode: "Rogue Nation"
2017 Ghost Wars Sheriff Sam PerkinsEpisode: "Death's Door"
2017 The Punisher Clay Wilson 2 episodes
2017 Gone Ryan MorelandEpisode: "Family Photo"
2018 Blindspot Boris SokolovEpisode: "My Art Project"
2019 Bull AUSA Darryl HoldenEpisode: "Forfeiture"
2020 NOS4A2 Nathan Demeter2 episodes
2021 Clarice Lucas NovakEpisode: "Ghosts of Highway 20"
2022 Inventing Anna Paul5 episodes
2022 The Staircase Bill Peterson7 episodes

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