Terry Kinney

Born Jan 29, 1954

Terry Kinney is an American actor and theatre director, and is a founding member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company, with Gary Sinise and Jeff Perry. Best known for his role as Emerald City creator Tim McManus on HBO's prison drama Oz

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1954 Birth Born on January 29, 1954.


1984 30 Years Old From 1984 to 1988, Kinney was married to Elizabeth Perkins.
1985 31 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 1985 he performed in the Drama Desk Award winning play Balm in Gilead by Lanford Wilson. … Read More
1987 33 Years Old In 1987, he starred as Pastor Tom Bird in the CBS miniseries Murder Ordained opposite JoBeth Williams. … Read More
1988 34 Years Old His film work includes a role in the 1988 film Miles from Home, which featured many cast members of Steppenwolf and was directed by Sinise.
1993 39 Years Old From 1993 to 2005, he was married to his Oz co-star Kathryn Erbe, with whom he has a daughter, Maeve (b. 1995), and a son, Carson (b. 2003).


1995 41 Years Old In 1995, he played mayoral candidate Todd Carter in Carl Franklin's film Devil in a Blue Dress.
1996 42 Years Old In 1996, Kinney played a comedic role as Uncle David in the coming-of-age drama, Fly Away Home. 1999 saw the release of the indie film, The Young Girl and the Monsoon, about Hank, a 39-year-old photo-journalist dealing with a demanding job and a growing daughter, and Kinney played the lead.
2001 47 Years Old In 2001, he played the estranged father of the protagonist, Sara Johnson (Julia Stiles), in the film Save the Last Dance.
2002 48 Years Old During a performance of Buried Child Kinney had a "terrible, horrible, screaming panic attack" and stayed offstage for several years, only returning in 2002 in a performance with Kurt Elling called Petty Delusions and Grand Obsessions. … Read More


2006 52 Years Old In 2006 Kinney directed a short film (18 minutes) called Kubuku Rides (This Is It), which portrays the effects of drug addiction of a mother as seen by her young son. … Read More
2008 54 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2008, he directed Diminished Capacity, a feature film with a big Steppenwolf presence, based on the Sherwood Kiraly novel of that name.
2009 55 Years Old In 2009, he played Sergeant Harvey Brown in the ABC series, The Unusuals, and in the same year he had a recurring role as Special Agent Sam Bosco on the hit CBS series, The Mentalist.
2010 56 Years Old 2010 saw a pilot for a CBS drama called The Line, starring Dylan Walsh as ATF Agent Donovan with Kinney as a complex criminal, Alex Gunderson, that Donovan is hunting. … Read More
2012 58 Years Old 1 More Event
In April 2012 he starred in the CBS police procedural drama NYC 22 as Field Training Officer Daniel "Yoda" Dean. … Read More


2014 60 Years Old Kinney was cast as series regular on ABC drama series Black Box opposite Kelly Reilly and Vanessa Redgrave, set to air on ABC in 2014.
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