‘Private Practice’ Tim Daly

Tim Daly  :  Dr. Pete Wilder

Date Of Birth: March 1st, 1956   Hometown:  New York, New York

Tim Daly has taken on the screen from every angle. As an actor, he's morphed from frightening cult leader David Koresh in "In the Line of Duty: Ambush at Waco" to legendary astronaut Jim Lovell in "From the Earth to the Moon," from a corrupt Army colonel opposite John Travolta in "Basic" to the voice of iconic superhero Superman in the animated series and animated feature. Most recently Daly appeared in several episodes of the award-winning hit series "The Sopranos" as J.T., a scriptwriter in the grips of drug and gambling addiction. The role was created for the actor by David Chase, with whom Daly worked on his first series, "Almost Grown."

While acting remains his truest passion, Daly has been actively producing and directing in recent years, the results of which have garnered him both a Peabody and a Humanitas Award for Showtime's "Edge of America" which opened the 2004 Sundance film festival. On the big screen his directorial debut, "Bereft" (co-directed with acclaimed cinematographer Clark Mathis), premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2004 and went on to screen at the Seattle Film Festival, the Hamptons Film Festival, Chicago Film Festival and the prestigious AFI Film Festival. "Bereft" is the story of a Vermont widow haunted by the memory of her husband and stars Vinessa Shaw, Marsha Mason, Edward Herrmann, Tim Blake Nelson and Michael C. Hall. Daly played a supporting role in the film, which was financed by Showtime Independent Features and produced through Daly's production company, Red House Entertainment.

Last year Daly starred in the critically acclaimed series "The Nine," opposite Chi McBride, Kim Raver and Scott Wolfe. In 2001 he was nominated for a SAG Award for "The Fugitive," in which he played Dr. Richard Kimble. He also starred in the telepic "The Outsider," opposite Naomi Watts. He portrayed Dan White, the 1978 assassin who murdered San Francisco supervisor Harvey Milk, the country's first openly gay politician, and Mayor George Moscone, in the drama "Execution of Justice." In addition he served as executive producer on the project, which won the GLAAD Award for Outstanding Made for Television Movie.

On the stage Daly has appeared on Broadway in "Coastal Disturbances" and "The Caine Mutiny Court Martial." Other Off-Broadway and regional credits include "Henry Flamethrowa," "The Glass Menagerie," "Buried Child," "The Exonerated" and "The Colorado Catechism," for which he received a Drama Logue Award.

Daly lives in Vermont.