November 11, 1974
Tim Kelleher is an American writer, actor and director. He was born in the Bronx, and grew up across the five boroughs of New York City. After graduating college and a formative stint as a Jesuit novitiate, he returned to New York, where he trained as a stage actor under the tutelage of Robert Patterson. With his friends, he founded and served as Artistic Director of The Colony Theatre, producing 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 series Dark Skies. His more than two dozen film credits include Malcom 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 Wake-Up Call, a pilot, starring Nestor Serrano, Casey Siemaszko, Adam Ferrara, Peggy Scott, Amy Schumer and D.L. Anderson.
In 2008 Tim married the Canadian novelist Billie Livingston. He is currently at work on a documentary film for First Things Magazine.