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  • Real name : Timothy James Bottoms
  • Date of birth : 30/08/1951

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Timothy Bottoms (1951)

Timothy James Bottoms

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Timothy James Bottoms is an American actor and film producer.

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 early life
Bottoms was born in Santa Barbara, California, the eldest son of Betty (née Chapman) and James "Bud" Bottoms, who is a sculptor and art teacher. He is the brother of actors Joseph Bottoms , Sam Bottoms (1955–2008) and Ben Bottoms . In 1967, Bottoms toured Europe as part of the Santa Barbara Madrigal Society.

Sam Bottoms died due to brain cancer in 2008. At one point, Sam was the only sibling close to Timothy.

 career
Bottoms made his film debut in 1971 as a horrifically mutilated World War I soldier in Dalton Trumbo's Johnny Got His Gun. The same year, he appeared alongside his brother Sam in The Last Picture Show. . He has appeared in other notable films such as The Paper Chase, Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing, Rollercoaster and Elephant.

Bottoms has the unique distinction of portraying U.S. President George W. Bush in three widely varying productions. In 2000-2001, he played a parody of Bush in the Comedy Central sitcom That's My Bush!; he subsequently appeared as Bush in a cameo appearance in the family film The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course. Finally, following the September 11, 2001 attacks, Bottoms once again played Bush, this time in a serious fashion, in the telefilm DC 9/11, one of the first movies to be based upon the attacks.

During an episode of the Fox television show That '70s Show in which a tornado warning has been issued and the students of the high school are trapped, Bottoms is seen as the panicking principal. He appeared in a recurring role during the first season of the FX series Dirt as Gibson Horne, who owned the magazine that series main character Lucy Spiller worked for.

He also co-produced the documentary Picture This - The Times of Peter Bogdanovich in Archer City, Texas dealing with behind-the-scenes look on the films The Last Picture Show and Texasville. In the documentary, he revealed that he had a crush on his co-star Cybill Shepherd during The Last Picture Show, but she did not reciprocate his feelings. He was also heavily featured in the Metallica video for "One", which featured footage of the film "Johnny Got His Gun".

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