TIM BLAKE NELSON’s screen acting credits include Terrence Malick’s “The Thin Red Line,” Mike Newell’s “Donnie Brasco,” Hal Harley’s “Amateur,” Nora Ephron’s “This Is My Life,” and Larry McMurtry’s “Dead Man’s Walk.”
Nelson wrote and directed the film “Eye of God,” starring Martha Plimpton, Hal Holbrook and Kevin Anderson, which appeared at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival, and was released theatrically in the United States later that year. The film also received the top award at the 1997 Seattle Film Festival, as well as the Tokyo Bronze Prize at the Tokyo Film Festival. Most recently he directed “0,” a modern day adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Othello,” starring Martin Sheen, Julia Stiles, Josh Hartnett, and Mekhi Phifer. Dimension Films released 0 in the fall of 2000.
Nelson was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He is a graduate of Brown University and the Juilliard Theater Center. He resides in New York City with his wife and son.