Timothy Hutton is the youngest recipient of the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, which he won at age 20 for his performance as Conrad Jarrett in Ordinary People.
19 Facts About Timothy Hutton
Timothy Hutton had a role in the first season of the Amazon streaming drama series Jack Ryan.
Timothy Hutton's father was actor Jim Hutton; his mother, Maryline Adams, was a teacher.
In 1976 when he was 15, Timothy Hutton sought out his father and moved in with him in Los Angeles.
On June 2,1979, Jim Timothy Hutton died in Los Angeles from liver cancer, two days after his 45th birthday.
In 1981, Timothy Hutton thanked his father during his Academy Award speech, which he had won for his role in the movie Ordinary People.
Timothy Hutton's career began with parts in several television movies, most notably the 1979 ABC TV film Friendly Fire.
Timothy Hutton then made two CBS made-for TV films in 1980: Young Love, First Love with Valerie Bertinelli, and Father Figure with Hal Linden.
Timothy Hutton followed this with another Broadway role in the Craig Lucas hit comedy, Prelude to a Kiss, which starred Mary-Louise Parker and Barnard Hughes.
Timothy Hutton's other directing credits include the family film Digging to China.
In 2001 Timothy Hutton starred in the television miniseries WW3, and in 2006 he had a lead role in the NBC series Kidnapped, playing Conrad Cain, the wealthy father of a kidnapped teenager.
Timothy Hutton appeared in 13 feature films from 2006 to 2008.
Timothy Hutton starred in the television series Leverage from 2008 to 2012, where he played former insurance investigator Nate Ford who led a group of thieves who acted as modern-day Robin Hoods.
In 2014, Timothy Hutton was cast opposite Felicity Huffman in John Ridley's ABC crime drama American Crime.
Timothy Hutton has made a few forays into directing, the most famous of which includes the music video for the Cars' hit single "Drive" in 1984.
Timothy Hutton starred in a Groupon commercial during the 2011 Super Bowl which drew public ire for the parodying of the Tibetan resistance movement.
Timothy Hutton's first marriage was to actress Debra Winger; they have a son, Noah, born in 1987.
Timothy Hutton became a Freemason at Herder Lodge No 698 in New York City in 2005.
In March 2020, Sera Johnston, a former child model and actress, accused Timothy Hutton of raping her in 1983, when she was 14.