Actor Timothy Olyphant landed the lead role of Deputy U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens in neo-western crime drama series Justified in 2010. The career defining role that he played in the series has helped him in drawing significant attention from the viewers, along with positive remarks from the critics.
Olyphant delivered phenomenal performance throughout the series for which he won a Satellite Award in 2011. He has also received thirteen other nominations for that role. His final appearance on Justified was noted on 14 April 2015 along with the end of the sixth and the final season of the series.
Timothy is currently appearing as Joel Hammond, the husband of Drew Barrymore’s character Sheila Hammond, on Santa Clarita Diet. A horror-comedy Netflix series which premiered on 3 February 2017, Santa Clarita Diet has received mostly positive reviews from viewers and critics.
Apart from Timothy’s performance in Justified, he is also renowned for appearing in Deadwood. His role in the series as Sheriff Seth Bullock was his breakthrough role which got him nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award.
In between Timothy’s appearance in Deadwood and Justified, he mostly appeared in villainous roles. This includes his role as adult movie producer Kelly in The Girl Next Door, cyber security expert Thomas Gabriel in Live Free or Die Hard, assassin Agent 47 in the film adaptation of Hitman, and a possible serial killer Nick in A Perfect Getaway. His performances as villainous characters received positive as well as negative reviews. He also played a major role in legal thriller series Damages Season 2.