'Watchmen' Actor Tim Blake Nelson Married Status, Family, Net Worth
Cast as the character of Looking Glass in the HBO superhero series Watchmen in 2019, Tim Blake Nelson is an actor of multiple proportions.
Since 1989, Tim has worked on different genres of movies and TV shows, even directing his own projects.
With 88 acting credits till 2019, the actor-director has performed in projects like O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Fantastic Four, The Incredible Hulk, Lincoln, and Holes.
Along with his experience and history in the Hollywood industry, the veteran actor's role in the Watchmen series is sure to create more buzz.
Tim's Wife In Real Life
Tim got married to actress Lisa Benavides Nelson on 30th July 1965. The pair first met each other at the Julliard Acting School. As a couple, they welcomed three children together; all sons named Henry, Teddy, and Elijah.
Tim Blake Nelson with wife Lisa Benavides Nelson on the premiere of Watchmen on 14 October 2019 (Photo: zimbio.com)
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Aside from her career as an actress, Lisa also teaches acting to students at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. His wife, to date, has a total no. of eight acting credits. Her last known movie role was in her husband's 2015 film, Anesthesia.
About Tim's Character On Watch Men
Superhero name aside, his character's real name in the TV series is Wade Tillman. Raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Wade was an active member of the Jehovah's Witnesses.
On a missionary trip with other members to preach to the sinners, Wade meets a young woman named Roxi. After a brief interaction with her, she takes him to a Hall of Mirror, where she offers to have sex on the condition Wade had to remove all of his clothes.
Tempted to the deal, Wade does what he is asked. However, Roxi runs with all his clothes leaving him naked and all alone inside the Hall Of Mirrors. Just then, a giant alien squid teleports in New York blasting psychic waves that killed millions.
Sheltered by the mirrors, Wade survives the attack but becomes traumatized for life. His character later, however, learns to cope with the trauma and wears a mask to help with his anxiety issues. He eventually even joins the Tulsa Police Department.
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Tim's character on the show wears casual clothes. Simplistic in attire, he wears a shirt all buttoned up, plain jeans, and boots. He is of Caucasian heritage with curly brown-reddish hair.
Some Interesting Info On Tim
- Full name Timothy Blake Nelson, he was born on 11 May 1964 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
- His family consists of mother Ruth Kaiser Nelson and father, Donald Harris.
- As a director and actor, Tim boasts a net worth of $5 million.
- He is of Ashkenazi Jewish ethnicity.
- Tim's height is only 5 feet 5 inches (1.65m ).