Tim Hopper

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Tim Hopper
Years active1987–present

Tim Hopper is an American actor known for his appearances in movies like Tenderness and To Die For .


He has been an ensemble member of the Steppenwolf Theater Company in Chicago, Illinois since 1988 [1] and acted in various stage productions, including Arthur Miller's The Crucible. [2]

He was nominated for the 2003 Joseph Jefferson Award in the category "Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play" for "The Violet Hour" and received an Obie Award for his performance in "More Stately Mansions" at the New York Theatre Workshop. [3]

In 2012, Hopper appeared as Henry in the off-Broadway production of Him with Primary Stages.



1991 Frankie & Johnny Lester
1991 Class Action Howie
1991Das Gesetz der MachtHowie
1992 The Last of the Mohicans Ian
1994 Squanto: A Warrior's Tale William Bradford
1995 To Die For Mike Warden
2001 Vanilla Sky Man in Blue Coat
2002 Pipe Dream Mitch Farkas
2002 Personal Velocity: Three Portraits Mr. Brown
2003 School of Rock Zack's Father
2007 Gardener of Eden Bill Huxley
2007 First Born Officer White
2009 Tenderness Dan Komenko
2019 Knives and Skin Dan Kitzmiller


2017–Present Chicago Fire Tom Van Meter20 episodes
2020 Utopia Dale Warwick3 episodes
2013–2014 The Americans Sanford Prince4 episodes
2011 Inside Narrator1 episode
2011 The American Experience Voice of Adolphus Greely 1 episode
2009 White Collar Uncle Gary1 episode
2007 Grey's Anatomy Dustin Klein1 episode
2007 Medium Michael Levitt1 episode
2006–2014 Most Evil Narrator38 episodes
2006 As the World Turns Judge Steve Colby2 episodes
2006 The Mikes Mike StanleyTV movie
2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury M.E. George Gibson2 episodes
2000–2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Beau Miller / Gregory Hensal2 episodes
2000 Third Watch Frank Matthews1 episode
2000Perfect Murder, Perfect Town: JonBenét and the City of BoulderUnknownTV movie
2000Future ManDr. Francis1 episode
1997–1999 Oz Reporter Rick Donn10 episodes
1996 Almost Perfect Tony Madden1 episode
1995 New York Undercover Unknown1 episode
1995 Law & Order Mr. WileyEpisode: "Pride"
1989 Howard Beach: Making a Case for Murder UnknownTV movie


2008 Need for Speed: Undercover Primary #2
2010 Need for Speed: World

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  1. "Member profiles – Tim Hopper". Steppenwolf Theatre . Retrieved 2022-11-19.
  2. Tim Hopper's appearances at the Steppenwolf Theatre. Accessed June 28, 2011.
  3. Tim Hopper 1998 Obie Award Winner. Accessed June 28, 2011.