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Titus Welliver
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Welliver in February 2015
Titus B. Welliver

Years active1990–present
Heather Wielandt
(div. 1989)
Dani Sexton
(m. 1992;div. 1996)
Joanna Heimbold
(m. 1998;div. 2004)
Elizabeth W. Alexander
(m. 2005;died 2012)
Jose Stemkens
(m. 2014;div. 2021)
Relatives Neil Welliver (father)

Titus B. Welliver [1] is an American actor. He is best known for his portrayals of the Man in Black in Lost , Silas Adams in Deadwood , Jimmy O'Phelan in Sons of Anarchy , and the title role in the television series Bosch and Bosch: Legacy. He is also known for his collaborations with Ben Affleck, starring in his films Gone Baby Gone (2007), The Town (2010), Argo (2012), and Live by Night (2016).


Early life

Welliver's father, Neil Welliver, was a well-known American landscape painter who was a professor of fine art at Yale University before becoming dean of the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Fine Art. Welliver's mother, Norma Cripps, was a fashion illustrator. [1] Welliver studied drama at New York University in the early 1980s before his film and television career began. [2] He befriended Adam Sandler in a comedy writing class while attending New York University. [3]



Welliver has worked on several film projects, including The Doors (1991), Mobsters (1991), Mulholland Falls (1996), Rough Riders (1997), Once in the Life (2000), Biker Boyz (2003), Twisted (2004), Assault on Precinct 13 (2005). He was cast in the first four films of director Ben Affleck; Gone Baby Gone (2007), The Town (2010), Argo (2012) and Live by Night (2016). He was also cast in director Michael Bay's film Transformers: Age of Extinction in 2014.


On television, he had a recurring role as a doctor on NYPD Blue and was one of the stars of the CBS police drama Brooklyn South . Moreover, Welliver is well known for playing the semi-regular character Silas Adams on the HBO series Deadwood . Welliver played "The Representative" in two episodes of Prison Break , portrayed Kyle Hollis (a.k.a. Reverend Orson Parker) in the NBC series Life , and appeared in the season five finale of Lost as the "Man in Black", which he continued to portray during the sixth and final season. In 1999 he appeared in an episode of Touched by an Angel titled "The Occupant", where he played a man who was "occupied" by a demon. In 2002 Welliver played Tom Landricks, a rapist, on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

He was introduced into FX's Sons of Anarchy midway through season two, in which he portrays Irish gun kingpin Jimmy O'Phelan. In 2009, he started playing the role of Prosecutor Glenn Childs, a rival of Chris Noth's character, in the CBS series The Good Wife . He joined the cast of the apocalyptic drama The Last Ship in a recurring role for its first two seasons, as Thorwald, a local warlord fighting underground in a dying world infected by a global pandemic.

Welliver plays the title role in the TV series Bosch from Amazon Studios. The series is based on the novels centered on the character of the same name by Michael Connelly. The first season of the series was released on Amazon Prime Video on February 13, 2015. [4] The series was renewed for a seventh and final season on February 13, 2020. [5] The Bosch series was followed by a May 2022 spin off entitled Bosch: Legacy in which Bosch has left the LAPD and has become a private detective and his daughter, Madeline, (played by Madison Lintz) is a rookie police officer, still set in Los Angeles. Welliver had a cameo appearance as an Imperial captain in the Disney+ series The Mandalorian . [6]


Welliver has narrated several audiobooks, including Robert B. Parker's series of American western novels, Appaloosa, Brimstone, Blue-Eyed Devil and Ironhorse. He has also narrated several of the Michael Connelly Bosch series of crime fiction novels, including The Crossing, The Burning Room and The Wrong Side of Goodbye.

Personal life

He revealed in several interviews the link between his own experience of loss and his interpretation of Harry Bosch. [7]

Welliver has been married five times. [2] His marriages to Heather Wielandt, Hollywood talent agent Dani Sexton, and actress Joanna Heimbold ended in divorce. He was widowed when his fourth wife, film producer Elizabeth W. Alexander, died of breast cancer in 2012. He has a daughter with Alexander, and two sons with Heimbold. [8] [9] All three of his children, Cora, Quinn and Eamonn, have appeared in Welliver's two series. [10] He married Jose Stemkens, a Dutch fashion consultant and former model, in 2014. [11] [12] Welliver filed for divorce from Stemkens in May 2019. [13] As of May 2022, he is engaged to Samantha Edge. [14] [15]



1990 Navy SEALs Redneck In Bar
The Lost CaponeRalph Capone
1991 The Doors Macing Cop
Mobsters Al Capone
1992An American StoryJack Austin
1994Tick, Tick, TickUnknownShort
Zero Tolerance Ray Manta
Blind Justice Sumner
1995 Born to Be Wild Sergeant Markle
1996 Mulholland Falls Kenny Kamins, Mobster
1997The ClearingUnknownShort
Rough Riders B.F. Goodrich
The Big Fall Moe
2000 Cement Mo
Once in the Life Torch
2003 Biker Boyz Max
2004 Twisted Dale Becker
2005 Assault on Precinct 13 Milos
2007 Gone Baby Gone Lionel McCready
2008 The Narrows Tony
The Human Contract Mr. Praylis
2009Other People's PartiesPat “The Patriot” Prescott
Handsome Harry Gebhardt
2010 Mafia II CiviliansVideo game voice role
The Town Detective Dino Ciampa
2012 Man on a Ledge Captain Dante Marcus
Item 47 Agent Felix Blake Short Marvel Comics film, precursor to Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series.
Argo Jon Bates
Promised Land Rob
2013 Red 2 Senior Director of Military IntelligenceUncredited [16]
2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction James Savoy
Poker Night Maxwell
2016 Live by Night Tim Hickey
2018 Escape Plan 2: Hades Gregor Faust
2019 An Affair to Die For Russell
Shaft Special Agent Vietti
2021 Batman: The Long Halloween Carmine Falcone Voice, direct-to-video [17] [18]


1990 Matlock Johnny BauerEpisode: "The Narc"
1992 L.A. Law William BoydEpisode: "Steal It Again, Sam"
Beverly Hills, 90210 DougEpisode: "Cardio-Funk"
The Commish Michael HarrisEpisode: "Video Vigilante"
1993 Tales from the Crypt SalucciEpisode: "Forever Ambergris"
1994 The X-Files Doug SpinneyEpisode: "Darkness Falls"
One Woman's CourageTelevision movie
1995 New York Undercover FrankieEpisode: "Innocent Bystanders"
1995–1998 NYPD Blue Dr. MondzacRecurring role; 8 episodes
1996 Kindred: The Embraced CameronEpisode: "Cabin in the Woods"
High Incident Sergeant Crispo2 episodes
Murder One Larry White3 episodes
1997 Nash Bridges Richard DrakeEpisode: "The Web"
Spy Game Sebastian DaneEpisode: "Necessity Is the Mother of Infection"
The Practice GordonEpisode: "Hide and Seek"
1997–1998 Brooklyn South Officer Jake LoweryMain role; 22 episodes
1998 The Day Lincoln Was Shot Lewis Thornton Powell Television movie
1999 Total Recall 2070 Henry SumersEpisode: "Personal Effects"
Star Trek: Voyager Lieutenant Maxwell BurkeEpisode: Equinox Part 1 & 2
Touched by an Angel Gregory / LonnieEpisode: "The Occupant"
Mind PreyJohn MailTelevision movie
2000 Falcone Santino 'Sonny' NapoliEpisode: "Windows"
2001 Big Apple FBI Special Agent Jimmy Flynn8 episodes
Blonde The Baseball PlayerTelevision miniseries
UC: Undercover Rick JansenEpisode: "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye"
2001–2002 That's Life Dr. Eric HackettRecurring role; 17 episodes
2002 Third Watch CameronEpisode: "Ladies' Day"
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Tom LandricksEpisode: "Resilience"
2003 The Twilight Zone DylanEpisode: "The Monsters Are on Maple Street"
Hack Zachary2 episodes
2004–2006 Deadwood Silas Adams26 episodes
2006 Law & Order Bill WhitneyEpisode: "Profiteer"
2007 Numb3rs Agent GravesEpisode: "Finders Keepers"
Kidnapped Senator Bill Ross2 episodes
Jericho Colonel Robert HoffmanEpisode: "Why We Fight"
NCIS Navy Captain Roger WalshEpisode: "Leap of Faith"
Shark Dexter Modene / JavierEpisode: "In Absentia"
2007–2008 Life Kyle Hollis2 episodes
2008 Prison Break Representative Scott2 episodes
2009 Monk Daniel ReeseEpisode: "Mr. Monk's Other Brother"
Raising the Bar Nate ChrismanEpisode: "No Child's Left Behind"
Kings BartenderEpisode: "Chapter One"
Supernatural Roger / War Episode: "Good God, Y'All"
2009–2010 Lost Man In Black 3 episodes
2010 The Closer Gregory DriskenEpisode: "Help Wanted"
2009–2010 Sons of Anarchy Jimmy O'Phelan13 episodes
2010True BlueJohn LeesonTelevision movie
Lost: The Final JourneyHimself / narratorTelevision documentary
2011 Law & Order: LA Attorney KennedyEpisode: "Angel's Knoll"
2011, 2015 Suits Dominic Barone3 episodes
2009–2011 The Good Wife Glenn ChildsRecurring role; 16 episodes
2011–2012 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Mark Gabriel / Matt Gabriel3 episodes
2011AwakeningThe HunterTelevision movie
Good Morning, KillerMike DonatoTelevision movie
2012 Grimm Farley KoltEpisode: "Three Coins in a Fuchsbau"
Touch Randall Meade3 episodes
PowersTriphammerTelevision movie
Midnight SunBennett MaxwellTelevision movie
2013 White Collar Senator Terence Pratt2 episodes
2013–2016 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Felix Blake 3 episodes
2014 The Mentalist Michael Ridley3 episodes
2014–2015 The Last Ship Thorwald4 episodes
2015–2021 Bosch Detective Hieronymus 'Harry' Bosch Lead role; 68 episodes
2018 Chicago P.D. Ronald BoothEpisode: "Ghosts"
Hell's Kitchen HimselfGuest diner
Episode: "Hot Potato"
2019 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Attorney Rob Miller3 episodes
2020 The Mandalorian Imperial CaptainEpisode: "Chapter 11: The Heiress"
2021 Castlevania RatkoVoice, 5 episodes
2021Nova VitaDr. Dexter Luis9 episodes
2022–present Bosch: Legacy Harry BoschLead role; 20 episodes
2022 Titans Lex Luthor Episode: "Lex Luthor"

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