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Tim Kelleher

Tim Kelleher
Tim Kelleher, 2007
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Place of birthThe Bronx, New York
PartnerBillie Livingston

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Tim Kelleher is an American writer, actor and director.

Born in The Bronx, Tim grew up across the five boroughs of New York City, and played football with an elite corps of young men at perennial powerhouse Msgr. Farrell on Staten Island. After college and a formative stint in a Jesuit novitiate, he returned to New York where he trained as a stage actor under the tutelage of Robert Patterson. With friends, he founded The Colony Theatre and served as its Artistic Director, staging the work of new playwrights as well as select classics. His acting career has included guest appearances on numerous TV shows, and a turn as the resident villain on NBC's Sci-Fi phenom, Dark Skies. His more than two dozen film credits include Malcolm X, Independence Day, The Negotiator, Thirteen Days, Flash of Genius, Seven Pounds, and, most recently, Inception.He directed the short-form film, The Skell, starring John Costelloe, David Morse, Paul Giamatti, Nestor Serrano, Dianne Ramirez, and Joe Gannascoli. In 2008, he wrote and directed Call, a pilot, starring Nestor Serrano, Casey Siemaszko, Adam Ferrara, Scott, Amy Schumer and D.L. Anderson.

In 2008 Tim married Canadian novelist, Billie Livingston. In 2011 Tim wrote and directed, "Matter," a documentary film for First Things magazine featuring scholars and thinkers including Timothy Shriver, Luke Timothy Johnson, John Behr, Stephen Barr and Frederica Mathewes-Green. He also serves as New Media Editor for First Things where he writes on topics related to religion, politics and culture.

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