Timothy Carhart

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Timothy Grunig

(1953-12-24) December 24, 1953 (age 70)
Years active1970spresent

Timothy Carhart (born December 24, 1953) is an American actor. He starred in the CBS drama Island Son (1989–90) and has had recurring roles in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–03) and 24 (2002). He also starred in the 1992 Broadway revival of A Streetcar Named Desire . His film appearances include Ghostbusters (1984), Pink Cadillac (1989), Thelma & Louise (1991), and Beverly Hills Cop III (1994).


Early life

Carhart was born Timothy Grunig in Washington, D.C. and attended junior high and high school in Evanston, Illinois. He travelled to Izmir and Ankara in Turkey, and to Verdun in France, before returning to the U.S. and studying theater. [1]

Television work

Carhart made his television acting debut in NBC's 1978 mini-series The Awakening Land . Throughout the 1980s, Carhart made guest appearances on several television series, including Alfred Hitchcock Presents , Miami Vice and Crime Story . Carhart also appeared in two episodes of the crime drama Spenser: For Hire . He played Richard in the Tales from the Darkside episode (2/10) "Ursu Minor" (1985).

In 1989, Carhart had a recurring role on the drama series Thirtysomething and was a regular on the CBS medical drama series Island Son .

Carhart has made guest appearances on a number of science fiction shows including in 1991 where he appeared in Quantum Leap , the time travel series starring Scott Bakula and Dean Stockwell. Later that year he appeared as Lieutenant Commander Christopher Hobson in the fifth-season premiere of Star Trek: The Next Generation , "Redemption (Part 2)". In 1995, Carhart was a guest star on the widely popular science fiction series The X-Files , appearing as Virgil Incanto in the episode "2Shy".

Other television shows on which Carhart guest-starred during the 1990s include Midnight Caller , Empty Nest , Roseanne , The Young Riders , L.A. Law , Law & Order , Strange World and Profiler .

Carhart appeared in several made-for-TV movies during the 1990s, including Call Me Anna (1990), Quicksand: No Escape (1992) Smoke Jumpers (1996), America's Dream (1996) and Before Carhart Wakes (1998). Carhart also starred in two mini-series from CBS, In a Child's Name (1991) and Gone in the Night (1996).

Between 2000 and 2003, Carhart played the recurring role of Eddie Willows on the hit CBS crime drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in four episodes. In 2002, he had a recurring role on the hit Fox series 24 , playing Assistant NSA head Eric Rayburn in four episodes.

Carhart has also made guest appearances on shows such as The Practice , UPN's The Twilight Zone , Frasier , Judging Amy , Standoff and a 2007 episode of Law & Order: Criminal Intent entitled "Silencer".

He also made a guest appearance on Criminal Minds in the season 4 episode, "Roadkill", as Detective Quinn who calls for the BAU to help investigate after a series of homicides occur that appear to have been caused by a serial killer's car near Bend, Oregon.

Film work

Two of Carhart's earliest film credits were the 1984 blockbuster horror comedy Ghostbusters and the independent comedy The Party Animal .

In 1985, Carhart had a supporting role in the Academy Award-winning drama Witness and the popular romantic comedy film Desperately Seeking Susan . In the former, he played a supporting role as an undercover narcotics officer whose brutal murder sets the story in motion. Also in 1985, he appeared in the drama film Marie .

In 1986, Carhart appeared in three films: Sweet Liberty , The Manhattan Project and Playing for Keeps .

He played the second male lead in the adventure drama The Rescue (1988) and the action comedy Pink Cadillac (1989). In addition, Carhart can be seen in the hit 1988 comedy film Working Girl .

He appeared in such films as Thelma & Louise (1991), Red Rock West (1992) The Hunt for Red October , Beverly Hills Cop III (1994), Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995), Black Sheep (1996), and Air Force One (1997).

Carhart's most recent film was the 2005 direct-to-DVD Steven Seagal film Black Dawn .

Stage work

In 1987, Carhart starred in a stage production of Don DeLillo's play The Day Room at the New York City Center. For his performance in this production, he was nominated for the 1988 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Ensemble Acting. [2]

On Broadway, Carhart played Harold "Mitch" Mitchell in the 1992 revival of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire .



1983 Summerspell Cecil Jr.credited as Tim Carhart
1984 Ghostbusters Violinist (named as Andre Wallance in the novelization)
1984 The Party Animal Studlycredited as Tim Carhart
1985 Witness Zenovich
1985 Desperately Seeking Susan Victoria's Boyfriend
1985 Marie Clayton Dawson
1986 Sweet Liberty Eagleton, Stunt Coordinator
1986 Playing for Keeps Emmett
1986 The Manhattan Project Relief Guard
1988 The Rescue Lieutenant Phillips
1988Lovers, Partners & SpiesJack Smith
1988 Working Girl Tim Drapercredited as Tim Carhart
1989 Pink Cadillac Roy McGuinn
1990 The Hunt for Red October Bill Steiner
1991 Thelma & Louise Harlan Puckett
1993 Red Rock West Deputy Gretack
1993 Heaven & Earth Big Mike
1994 Beverly Hills Cop III Ellis De Wald
1995 Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh Paul McKeever
1996 Black Sheep Roger Kovary
1997 Air Force One Secret Service Agent at Checkpointuncredited
2005The MoorWarren LowShort Film
2005 Black Dawn GreerDirect-to-Video
2016The RemakeFrancis Zelski
2017F***, Marry, KillSheriffShort Film


1978 The Awakening Land Stranger / First PeddlerMiniseries (2 episodes)
1985 Tales from the Darkside Richard"Ursa Minor" (credited as Tim Carhart)
1986 Alfred Hitchcock Presents Rick"The Creeper"
1986 Miami Vice George T. Wyatt"Shadow in the Dark"
1986–87 Spenser: For Hire Georgie Harley / Jim Gullen2 episodes
1987 Another World Ken Barton"#1.5795"
1987 Leg Work Terrence"Pilot"
1987 Crime Story Colonel Walker"Atomic Fallout"
1989 thirtysomething Matt Enwrightrecurring role (3 episodes)
1989–1990 Island Son Dr. Anthony Metzgerseries regular (19 episodes)
1990 Midnight Caller Kevin Loughery"The Hostage Game"
1990 Call Me Anna HarryTV movie
1990 Empty Nest Billy"Whenever I Feel Afraid"
1991 Roseanne Jonathan"Becky Doesn't Live Here Anymore"
1991 The Young Riders Colonel Matthew Curtis"Face of the Enemy"
1991 Quantum Leap Mac Ellroy"Nuclear Family – October 26, 1962"
1991 Star Trek: The Next Generation Lieutenant Commander Christopher Hobson"Redemption II"
1991 In a Child's Name Lieutenant Robert FausakMiniseries (2 episodes)
1992 L.A. Law John Harvey"Guess Who's Coming to Murder"
1992 Quicksand: No Escape Charlie GrovesTV movie
1992 Nightmare Cafe Detective Stan Gates"The Heart of the Mystery"
1994 Dream On Gregor"Off-Off Broadway Bound"
1995 The X-Files Virgil Incanto"2Shy"
1995 The Client Walon Clarkrecurring role (3 episodes)
1996Smoke JumpersTom ClassenTV movie
1996 America's Dream Professor DanielTV movie
segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black"
1996 Gone in the Night Paul HoganTV movie
1998To Live AgainHankTV movie
1998Before He WakesRon MichaelsTV movie
1998 Law & Order Warren Abbott"Tabloid"
1998 Four Corners Sheriffrecurring role (4 episodes)
1999 Strange World Dr. Earl Rayder"Spirit Falls"
1999 Profiler Sheriff J.D. Tollman"Las Brisas"
1999The Price of a Broken HeartJoe HutlemeyerTV movie
2000 Any Day Now Clay Mitchell / Dr. Clay Mitchell2 episodes
2000 The Practice Officer Paul Brewer"We Hold These Truths..."

credited as Tim Carhart

2000–2003 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Eddie Willowsrecurring role (4 episodes)
2001 Motocrossed Edward CarsonTV movie
2001Love and TreasonDetective Johnny BlakeTV movie
2002 The Twilight Zone Phillip MacIntosh"Upgrade"
2002 24 Eric Rayburnrecurring role (4 episodes)
2003 Touched by an Angel Rob Kellerman"A Time for Every Purpose"
2003 Frasier Mr. Grant"Some Assembly Required"
2003The MatrixCSAF Scott"In Plane Sight"
2004 Judging Amy Attorney Simon Edgars"Dancing in the Dark"
2005WantedAbel Pretotorio"The Last Temptation"
2006 Standoff Lucas Leeson"One Shot Stop"
2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Dr. Strauss"Silencer"
2009 Criminal Minds Detective Quinn"Roadkill"
2009 Lie to Me Jerry Conway"Control Factor"
2010 Leverage General Elias Atherton"The Big Bang Job"
2012 Castle Dr. Nelson Blakely"Pandora"
2012 Mad Men Jed Covington"Commissions and Fees"
2017 Bromance Mr. GarciaTV movie
2018–2020 Yellowstone A.G. Stewartrecurring role (10 episodes)


1987 The Day Room unknown roleNominated — Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Acting Ensemble
1992 A Street Car Named Desire Harold Mitchell / Mitch137 performances + 31 previews

Music Videos

1991 Glenn Frey: "Part of Me, Part of You" Harlanfrom the motion picture Thelma & Louise

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